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AECOM Civil Engineer - Assistant Structure Representative in Orange, California

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 nearly 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 an Assistant Structure Representative to be based in Orange, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Structure Representative for various construction activities and representing the client.

  • Perform daily field inspection of bridge construction to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications.

  • Prepare daily field inspection reports based on the on-site construction activities.

  • Read and interpret plans, specifications and other construction document.

  • Review submittals including shop drawings, product data, test samples, construction work plans.

  • Ensure approved materials are received and correctly incorporated into the project.

  • Monitor, coordinate and enforce construction compliance with contract documents, safety regulations and environmental documents.

  • Identify non-compliant work and take appropriate action to bring it back into compliance.

  • Immediately report critical issues and/or possible delays to supervisor.

  • Monitor and document all construction equipment, personnel and activities.

  • Assist the Structure Representative with documenting the project progress of structure related items.

  • Perform calculations from the plans verifying location, layout, line and grade of various elements.

  • Assist with responding to Contractor’s Request for Information (RFI).

  • Ensure all changes and/or modifications are noted on the final plans.

  • Facilitate safety meetings and other team meetings.

  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with various contractors, entities, clients, and regulatory agencies, e.g., sampling and testing of construction materials, construction staking and surveying.

  • Perform constructability review of contract design plans.


Minimum Requirements:

  • HS + 6 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver License required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or Higher) in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Structural Engineering or relevant majors

  • Previous structure construction inspection experience working on highway projects on Caltrans Right-of-Way or other DOTs.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to write reports and memos.

  • Flexibility to work alternative shifts including weekends and nights.

  • Ability to work in outdoor field construction sites, and office include sitting for periods of time.

  • Have general knowledge of Caltrans Specifications.

  • Knowledge of industry safety practices and OSHA safety regulations

  • Capable to work with common Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF files).

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $35.00/hour - $60.00/hour.


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: J10099601

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Quality

Work Location Model: On-Site