AECOM Americas Jobs

Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

  • Serpentine Pavilion, United Kingdom
  • Taizhou Bridge, China
  • Connected and Automated Vehicles, United States

Job Information

AECOM Senior Bridge Project Design Engineer 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 over 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 actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Bridge Project Design Engineer for employment in the Orange, CA. office.

This career enhancing position will involve performing transportation structure design analysis, including plan preparation of structures in Los Angeles, Southern and greater California as well as exposure to and contributing to project work throughout the Western U.S.

This important role offers participation in a variety of challenging projects such as the and a dynamic work environment due to the number, type and size of bridges that make up the vast portfolio of the experienced bridge group this engineer will be joining.

This position is a gateway to a rewarding career which will provide opportunities for professional and technical growth, as well as career advancement.

  • Lead Structural Engineer on projects, including reviewing designs and plans.

  • Providing specialized technical input on transportation-related projects.

  • Managing bridge projects, including design tasks and coordination of work with engineering staff.

  • Conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design of new bridges utilizing prestressed concrete, reinforced concrete, structural steel, and timber components.

  • Inspection, assessment, and rehabilitation design of existing bridges.

  • Load evaluation of existing bridges.

  • Proficient in the use of computer software for the analysis and design of complex structures.

  • Experience in preparation of technical specifications and design documents, report writing, technical engineering support, and limited inspection during construction.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in bridge design.

  • Master's degree in structural engineering.

  • Knowledgeable of AASHTO/Caltrans standard engineering practices, techniques, and applicable Codes.

  • Project management skills.

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills, including technical report writing.

  • Structural problem analysis skills (including knowledge/use of design and calculation tools and software).

  • Knowledgeable of other standard engineering practices, techniques, and applicable Codes, such as IBC/CBC, AREMA, MRDC, etc.

  • Knowledge of current structural modeling software tools.

  • A current PE license in the State of CA.

Additional Information

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

  • AECOM is interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.

  • Offered rate of compensation for Los Angeles, CA. (and greater California) will be based on the individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $120,000.00 - $170,000.00.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $120,000.00 - $170,000.00.


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: J10109143

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid