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AECOM Entry-Level Construction Engineer - Aviation in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AEC OM is seeking an Entry-Level Construction Engineer - Aviation to be based in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

This position is open to recent and Winter 2023/2024 graduates and will begin as soon as available in our Transportation Aviation Business Line.

The position involves engineering and construction management of airport projects dealing with airfield safety, standards, improvement, and expansion programs. Construction work includes construction administration and management including shop drawing review, responding to contractor questions, and construction inspection. Design work includes airfield site design, construction safety and phasing, erosion and sediment control design, utility coordination and design, environmental permitting, and preparation of construction plans, specifications, schedules, design reports, and cost estimates to support the design team, including constructability reviews. 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:

  • Performs construction administration and construction inspection.

  • Serves as RPR/RE on the construction phase of airport projects within the region led by our Hunt Valley office.

  • Facilitates the construction management of the project through coordination with the Project Manager, Design Team, Contractor, and Owner.

  • Tracks quantities and work progress utilizing field measurements and Civil 3D.

  • Travels to airport project sites (expected 75%+ field work).

  • Conducts civil engineering design and constructability reviews for airport projects to support design team.

  • 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.

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


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.

  • Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Valid Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software.

  • Experience using AutoCAD/Civil 3D design software.

  • Experience in performing construction administration and inspection.

  • Read, write, and communicate effectively in the English language.

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

  • Ability to pass Federal background and criminal investigation checks in order to obtain Airport identification badges.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • As a condition of employment candidates must be able to pass AECOM's Motor vehicle Records review.


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: J10090583

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site