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AECOM Civil Engineer in Orange, California

Job Summary

AECOM ’s West Region is actively seeking a highly motivated Civil Engineer to join the Orange, California Geo-Civil team. Our strong local presence in Southern California opens the doors to significant and interesting projects in the dams, water/waste water and power sectors. In this role there is opportunity to grow technical and non-technical skills alongside a team of seasoned professionals while being given ownership that will stretch your potential.

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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

  • Contribute to the design of regional dams. water/wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines, pump stations, levees, spillways, etc.

  • Generate conceptual layouts/designs and perform calculations/analyses for channels, culverts, headwalls, detention ponds, operating ponds, spillways, rock drains, check dams, and haulage/access/circulation roads.

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, quantity and cost estimates, and alternative assessments.

  • Coordinate and integrate civil design with results from geotechnical, structural, mechanical, and electrical designs.

  • Develop tangible engineering design skills through periodic field experience. This may include construction support (verification of design implementation, adherence to quality, contractor/owner engagement), site inspections, and geotechnical investigations. Also provide construction support from the office by adapting designs to field conditions.

  • Create engineering drawings and visual aids using AutoCAD Civil 3D or Bentley Microstation.

  • Participate actively in client meetings.

Minimum Requirements

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

  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Strong technical progression within Civil Engineering and Design

  • EIT Certification is preferred

  • Experience in dams is a plus

  • The ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

  • Positive attitude and strong initiative to learn and excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information:

  • The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).

What We Offer

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 Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 261307BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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