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AECOM Civil Engineer - Transit/Rail Design in Murray, Utah

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 – 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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineer - Transit/Rail Design to be based in Murray, UT.


The Transit Engineer is a key position that will be based in Utah and report into the US West Region Transit/Rail Engineering Group. This person will have the opportunity to work on a diverse set of exciting transit projects with the transit/rail group with a focus on supporting the regional Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) design team.


  • Serve as an AECOM team and/or discipline lead, deputy project manager and/or technical task leader on planning studies, preliminary design studies, and final design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) or Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects, and will coordinate, cooperate, and work collaboratively with others team members as well as support business development.

  • Perform specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids for BRT and LRT infrastructure

  • Prepare and/or review multimodal street design

  • Participate in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develop construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Use expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Perform quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepare technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

  • Coordinate tasks and provides leadership and mentorship to entry-level engineers.

  • Perform work in accordance with the agreed-upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Work independently and with other team members to complete all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position and demonstrated experience with the types of tasks that will be required.



  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field

  • 6 years of relevant experience in transportation design, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Professional Engineering license in Utah (or ability to obtain)

  • Proficient with AutoCAD/Civil 3D or Microstation/Power InRoads or Power GeoPak

  • Ability to prepare engineering design reports and construction drawings for highway, roadway, transit, and/or rail.

  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with design teams consisting of multi-discipline design engineers and technicians

  • Roadway design experience

  • Bus Rapid Transit design experience

  • Light Rail Transit design experience

  • Familiarity with local Utah design standards as well as national BRT/LRT standards and best practices

  • Ability to interpret and utilize appropriate design standards

  • Local relationships with Utah transportation agencies

  • Be detail-oriented

  • Have sound judgment

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Travel may be required for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10091125

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid