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AECOM Site Civil Engineer - High Tech / Industrial in North Charleston, South Carolina

Company Description

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 Description

AECOM is seeking a Site Civil Engineer to be based in Columbia, SC Additional Locations are Greenville, SC, Charlotte, NC, or Charleston, SC. As a Site Civil Engineer with growing technical expertise and experience in demanding design driven projects, you will work with interdisciplinary teams on High Tech, Industrial and Logistics Projects in a Programmatic approach. 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. Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of Opportunity.

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.

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Our South Carolina teams focus on providing design services in the Industrial, High Tech and Logistics market for projects such as data centers, logistics centers, and industrial facilities.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

The Site Civil Engineer will work on High Tech, Industrial and Logistics Industrial facility projects that are designed in the South Carolina Regional B+P group with a focus on the civil aspects of the design including grading, drainage, and utilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Performs interdisciplinary review of project deliverables and identifies discrepancies in results

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision

  • Design of utilities, roadways, general site development, grading and drainage, best management practices, erosion control, profiles, typical sections, cross sections, hydraulics

  • Drainage studies include low impact development strategies & hydrology.

  • Preparation of drawings, specifications, basis of design, technical memos.

  • Preparation of permits such as NPDES, SWPPP, Grading, DCAB, Civil Support of an Environmental Assessment

  • Work with other professional staff members to collaborate on reports, studies, drawings, and design narratives

  • As needed, will utilize AutoCad Civil 3D and Microsoft Office products including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint

  • Working in an office setting with potential meetings outside of the office or visits to sites where a project may be located



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus four (4) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver's License with a good driving record

  • Due to the nature of this job, US Citizenship is required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university

  • 6 or more years of experience would be desirable

  • A current EIT in the State of South Carolina with ability to attain PE within 2 years

  • Excellent working knowledge of CAD Civil 3D, BIM-Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Sketchup, Lumion, V-Ray and Rhino 3D

  • Experience in Autodesk Revit, Bluebeam, Navisworks and Enscape

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Desire to be mentored by leadership and provide mentorship to junior staff

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work with a innate desire for follow-through

  • Ability to work independently and with large groups of technical minded people with minimal oversight

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

  • Knowledge seeker that is curious about their profession and innovations to serve in better ways

  • Appreciative and service-oriented with a willingness to serve in a sense of urgency

Additional Information:

Sponsorship is not available for this position - Must be a US Citizen

Relocation assistance is not provided for this role

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: J10071370

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East