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AECOM Senior Structural Bridge Engineer in New York, New York

Company Description

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At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

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 over 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

The transportation division of AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a creative, highly talented Structural Engineer to join our Bridges and Structures Design team for the New York Metro area. This role can be based out of New York City or Piscataway, NJ.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career with experience in Transportation Structures in the New York Metro market. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of a range of projects for both public and private sector clients. The transportation business in New York is made up of professional technical experts in the bridges, highways, ports & marine, airports, rail and planning disciplines.

As a Senior Transportation Structural Engineer, your knowledge and understanding of delivery expectations must be understood to effectively lead as projects are executed under conventional or alternative delivery models. Moreover, less experienced staff will seek guidance and direction making a strong understanding of structural and building codes critical. Implied is an ability to complete structural design from planning through to detailed design stages for steel, concrete and wood structures. Enjoyment of deriving technical solutions from a pragmatic understanding of empirical theories is an attribute.

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

  • Leading the development of proposals to clients for the delivery of studies and/or design services and developing engineering budgets and schedules to meet requirements

  • Working independently with general guidance and mentoring junior engineers within the bridge group

  • Undertaking technical analysis, including developing new methods and techniques to complete complex or unique studies

  • Taking a lead technical design role and ensuring compliance with current design standards

  • Performing quality control review of design calculations or drawings

  • Working with technical staff with design and review undertaken by them to ensure that all deliverables are completed to a high degree of accuracy and to AECOM’s Quality Standards

  • Developing construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects

  • Preparing reports and other documentation for clients, review agencies and the public

  • Project management responsibilities including financial, quality and schedule management of projects


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering + eight years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience or education

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in New York &/or New Jersey


  • Ideally over 10 Years in transportation structures design and construction with recent structural design experience

  • Master’s Degree in appropriate engineering discipline is preferred

  • Ideal candidate will have recent experience in delivering projects for a diverse client base in New York including the New York Metro agencies

  • Familiarity with local Bridge Design Guidelines, Specifications and Technical Standards

  • Experience in successfully managing structural projects

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering a range of technical projects from new build to rehabilitation

  • A working knowledge of Finite Element analysis and modelling

  • Familiarity with seismic design, structural codes, building codes, bridge design guidelines, specifications and technical standards

  • Experience in participating in multi-disciplinary engineering projects, with ability to manage and coordinate supporting design inputs: drainage, roadway, lighting, aesthetics, etc

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

Additional Information

  • Relocation Assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $130,000.00 - $200,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10111164

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid