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AECOM Civil Engineer - Structure Representative in Orange, California

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineer - Structure Representative to be based in Orange, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with the construction contract requirements and shop drawing prepared by contractor

  • Verify field dimension including vertical and horizontal field control for structures

  • Oversee staff performing daily field inspections

  • Prepare Daily diaries and maintains inspection records

  • Ability to review submittals including shop drawings, product data, samples, test samples, QA plans submitted by the contractor

  • Assist Resident Engineer with response to Request for Information from Contractor for structure related items

  • Verify compliance with applicable regulations controlling work including CAL/OSHA

  • Inspects construction progress which may include ensuring procedures and materials comply with specifications; observes work in progress to assure conformance with requirements and acceptable workmanship

  • Prepare reports, opinions, and recommendations for review by team leaders prior to submission to clients concerning the structures

  • Ensure conformance with standards, established engineering practices, applicable codes and technical adequacy of design and construction

  • Keep abreast of new methods and developments

  • General office administration, including report reproduction, collation and deliveries will also be expected

  • Performing calculation and acceptance of temporary structures as used in construction of bridges and structures including falsework, temporary shoring, working platforms, temporary supports.

  • Asist with preparing Change Order

  • Preparation of final as-builts

  • Perform constructability reviews.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in inspections to assure compliance with contract plans, specifications, and special provisions on all phases of structural construction such as bridges, foundations, walls, falsework, shoring, and drainage structures.

  • Make grade, alignment, quantity, falsework, and shoring calculations.

  • Assist in the preparation of contract change orders, contract estimates, progress pay estimates, and other documents or reports required for the Project. Coordinate the sampling and testing of construction materials to monitor compliance with contract specifications.

  • Monitor and track Contractor progress. Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports, as required.

  • Coordinate with Resident Engineer, as well as the Construction Staking and Material Testing consultants.

  • Direct the daily activities of subordinate inspectors.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 8 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.

  • Driving is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of six (6) years with bridge or structural construction inspection as related to major public works projects and a four-year degree in civil engineering is desired.

  • A minimum of two (2) years as a Structural Representative on major public works projects.

  • Knowledge of stress analysis, structural mechanics, and strength of materials.

  • A thorough understanding of Cal-OSHA practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of Caltrans and Greenbook construction practices and the physical characteristics and properties of various bridge construction materials including concrete.

  • Experience in the following areas: foundations, pile driving, concrete pre-stressing, bridge deck construction, cast-in-place wall construction, falsework, and shoring.

  • Ability to work independently. Ability to perform duties in the construction field office and effectively make decisions concerning construction work in progress and solving field problems.

  • Ability to direct the efforts of subordinate inspectors.

  • Ability to use an automatic level and transit for the purpose of verifying line and grade.

  • Thorough understanding of Caltrans field methods, practices, and construction office procedures. The Structural Representative shall assume the following functional responsibilities:

Additional Information

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

  • Offered rate of compensation (CA locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $122,820.39 - $227,217.73.

  • 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 absences, 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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10099602

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site