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AECOM Civil/Structural Engineer in Oakland, California

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

With a proud history spanning over 85 years and thousands of successful projects, our expertise in dam and reservoir engineering is unmatched. From feasibility studies to design, construction, and maintenance, we cover every aspect of the process, ensuring the longevity and safety of critical water infrastructure. As part of our team, you'll contribute to our legacy, bringing innovative solutions to life and making a meaningful impact on global water resources.

Job Description

Our thriving, multidisciplinary Water Resources Engineering team in California is looking for an experienced Civil/Structural Engineer to join the growing team in our Oakland office. AECOM’s Global Water Team is involved in high profile, industry leading infrastructure projects in the US and overseas, including a variety of significant projects for Local and National Governments, Water Authorities, and many other clients. We work on projects through all stages from feasibility through design, construction, operation, maintenance, and asset management.

Some of the key responsibilities of the position are expected to include:

  • Provide analysis and design support for technical and feasibility studies for water infrastructure projects such as dams and tunnels, including preparation of technical reports and memoranda.

  • Develop conceptual layouts and designs and perform supporting calculations and analyses.

  • Develop plans and technical specifications and participate in construction cost estimating.

  • Participate in field roles during construction projects to further develop engineering design skills.

  • Verify design implementation and adherence to quality requirements through site inspections and office engineering support services during construction.

The Oakland Water Resources Engineering team brings together the skills of project managers, civil engineers, structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, numerical modelers, and a wide range of related disciplines. We provide our clients with technically innovative, integrated, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions, ranging from high profile infrastructure programs through locally significant projects that make a real difference to the communities we live in and serve. AECOM works to imagine a better solution and to deliver it.

You will be joining a dynamic local Department of high performing engineers ranging in experience from apprentice to director level, as part of a larger Regional Water Resources Engineering team. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and you will be supported as you work towards your professional development goals. AECOM offers our staff the opportunity to grow into increasingly responsible and challenging roles, including project and client management as well as technical subject matter expertise. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression and development for motivated and talented engineering professionals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • California PE certification or equivalent.

  • 5+ years of related experience in civil design

  • Proficiency with structural analysis software such as SAP2000 or RISA.

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD or MicroStation.

Additional Information

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is available for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $110,000.00 - $140,000.00.


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: J10108138

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site