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AECOM Civil Engineer, Aviation/Airports in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Project Engineer - Airports to be based in Hunt Valley, MD .

This position is expected to begin as soon as available in our Transportation Aviation Business Line.

The position involves planning, design, engineering, and construction for airport projects dealing with airfield safety, standards, improvement, and expansion programs. Design work includes airfield planning, layout, and site design, earthwork analyses and design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and design, pavement design and maintenance, construction safety and phasing, aircraft layouts and modeling, storm water management design, erosion and sediment control design, utility coordination and design, environmental permitting, and preparation of construction plans, specifications, schedules, design reports, and cost estimates. Construction work includes construction administration and management including shop drawing review, responding to contractor questions, and construction inspection. The Aviation Engineering Group interacts with and is supported by many other in-house disciplines including Planners, Architects, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Civil, Environmental, Geotechnical and Special Systems Engineers in typical projects supporting our airport clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts civil engineering design for airport projects.

  • Completes designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematics, and final working drawings for preparation of construction plans related to airport development projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, hangars, terminals, and other airport facilities.

  • Prepares construction specifications for airport development projects per FAA Advisory Circular 150/5370-10 and State requirements

  • Prepares design reports, schedules, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates

  • Collects and analyzes data to support design and construction phases of projects

  • Uses various computer software for design development and prepares plans in Civil 3D.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other airport/civil engineering, architectural, and engineering disciplines, sub-consultants, Utility companies, permitting agencies, contractors, government and regulatory agencies, and clients.

  • Informal task supervision and mentorship of CAD Staff, Designers, and other Junior Engineers at the direction of the Project Manager.

  • Performs construction administration and construction inspection.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed-upon budget and schedule.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree + 2 years of related civil experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Ability to pass Federal background check for airport badging

  • Engineer-in-Training licensure

  • Valid Driver’s License and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Requirements

  • Three (3) years of relevant working experience

  • Professional Engineer or ability to obtain PE licensure within 1-year

  • Advanced Experience with Microsoft Office Software

  • Advanced Experience using AutoCAD/Civil 3D design software

  • Experience in performing construction administration and inspection

  • Read, write, and communicate effectively

  • Ability to work in both an office and field (construction) environment

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Offered rate of compensation (MD locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $84,300-115,000. AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098516

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site