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AECOM Highway/Transportation Civil Engineer in Newark, Delaware

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

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.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a well-rounded CIVIL HIGHWAY PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER to be based in the Newark, DE office. There can be the ability to occasionally work out of other AECOM offices in Philadelphia, PA and Conshohocken, PA.

In this role, you will provide technical leadership to teams working on small to medium scale transportation projects in Delaware while also working with other disciplines such as water resources and structures. A CIVIL HIGHWAY PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER will typically delegate tasks to less experienced engineers while providing technical guidance and support to those individuals. Current notable projects include Airport Road Extension in Rehoboth Beach, DE; SR1 and Cave Neck Road Grade Separated Interchange in Milton, DE; and SR8 and Chestnut Grove-Nault Road Intersection Improvements in Dover, DE.

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

  • Design of roadway geometry, traffic control, signing, and pavement markings

  • Design of drainage and basic erosion control measures

  • Utility coordination support

  • Determination of applicable specifications

  • Calculation of cost estimates and quantities

  • Computer Aided Design production and modeling

  • Interdisciplinary coordination

  • AECOM project manager support

  • Sub-consultant and client interaction



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus 4 years of related experience in a Civil Engineering role, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer License (PE) in any state, or ability to obtain a PE within 1 year of hire


  • Familiarity with OpenRoads, SignCAD or GuideSign, and AutoTURN software programs

  • Design experience with highway drainage, stormwater management and erosion & sediment controls

  • Ability and willingness to operate within a hybrid work environment with hybrid teams

  • Demonstrated experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD

  • Demonstrated experience with spreadsheets, word processing, and standard office software (MS Office)

  • Design experience working on projects for DelDOT

  • Experience mentoring various levels of staff highly preferred

  • Work from the Newark, DE office 1 day per week

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $120,000.00.


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: J10110991

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid