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AECOM Civil Engineer in Savannah, Georgia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Civil Project Engineer to join our expanding Ports & Marine Infrastructure team in our Savannah, Georgia office supporting the Georgia Port Authority (GPA). The port authority is one of the largest fastest growing ports.

Georgia’s deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick, together with inland terminals in Chatsworth, Bainbridge and Columbus, are Georgia’s gateways to the world. The Port of Savannah, home to the largest single-terminal container facility of its kind in North America, and the fourth busiest container handling facilities in the United States, encompassing more than 1,200 acres and moving millions of tons of containerized cargo annually.

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

  • Field inspection and reporting of construction activities

  • Applying engineering principles to provide efficient, effective, economical, and timely technical solutions to civil and structural problems in multivariable and multidiscipline project environments

  • Performing non-routine and complex assignments which may have limited scope or constitute a portion of a larger interrelated project

  • Collecting, reviewing, and analyzing a variety of engineering data to meet engineering objectives

  • Conducting site visits and performing inspections of existing infrastructure, verify onsite condition and dimensions

  • Preparing reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, inspection reports, and designs

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.


As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering university or college + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT Preferred

  • Preferably with internship experience in related field, but not a must

  • Internship and or design experience with heavy industrial terminals, ports, maritime, material handling areas or related projects

  • Positive attitude and passionate for professional development

  • Knowledgeable in using IT tools including business and engineering software and applications

  • Experience working with and interpreting current US design codes

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D programs

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as part of multi-disciplinary teams

  • Permitting, construction inspection, and field investigation experience are considered an asset

  • Current holder of, or have no restrictions to obtain, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Must be willing to travel to clients and job sites

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, willing to learn and tackle challenges

  • Effective individual contributor with ability to work well in team

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264558BR

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.