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AECOM Entry Level Transportation Engineer in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Civil Engineer to be based in Hunt Valley, MD.

This position is expected to begin in May/June 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

  • Work on a wide range of projects and tasks and assist with field research, data collection, data analysis, graphics, maps and data presentation, and report development

  • Assist in design of transportation roadway and civil engineering projects

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Demonstrate and develop ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues

  • Collection of field data such as peak period turning movement counts and speed data

  • Supervise and perform capacity analyses using HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM and other software packages

  • Oversee and develop sequences of construction and traffic control plans

  • Perform safety analyses

  • Develop traffic volume forecasts

  • Prepare written reports

  • Prepare plans, specifications and estimates for traffic engineering elements of project such as traffic control signals, signing and pavement markings

  • May use engineering and design software, including computer simulation models and Geographical Information System (GIS) software, and equipment to prepare engineering and design analysis and documents

  • May use computer software to evaluate signal systems/transportation facilities and forecast future transportation demand

  • Assist with ITS studies and designs, including feasibility studies, Concepts of Operation, and preparation of plans, specifications and estimates for ITS field devices

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Transportation or related Engineering field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs

  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam

  • Familiar with ITS Design

  • Familiar with CAD support of Traffic Engineering

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, and VISSIM)

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, and VISSIM)

  • General understanding of traffic engineering planning, analysis and design procedures

  • General understanding of ITS planning and analysis procedures

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Ability to discuss issues with co-workers and clients

  • Ability to write concise and readable technical reports

  • Possess basic computer skills (MS Office)

  • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail oriented work, work independently, and demonstrate effective time management skills

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258868BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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