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AECOM Civil Engineer - Transportation / Highway Design in Piscataway, New Jersey

Company Description

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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's Transportation business line has a position available in Piscataway, NJ for a Civil Engineer with Highway Design experience. In this role the selected candidate will be working on projects associated with New Jersey Turnpike projects as well as bridge replacement projects.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.

  • Performance of quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.

  • Participation in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Mentoring of junior engineers

  • Development of construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering required plus 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education

  • Relevant experience must include highway design experience on NJ Turnpike and/or NJDOT projects

  • Demonstrated experience of the NJ Turnpike's and NJDOT's design criteria and procedures is required

  • Experience with geometric design, utilities, MPT, ROW, signing, and striping as well as contract document preparation is required

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 years of relevant experience is desired

  • Experience in MicroStation using InRoads and OpenRoads

  • New Jersey PE License is preferred or ability to obtain via reciprocity

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • This is a hybrid-role requiring in-office presence 3 days/week


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $116,087.33 - $165,424.00.


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: J10105807

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid