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AECOM Civil Site Engineer in Savannah, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Savannah

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented Civil Design Engineer supporting our work with the Georgia Ports Authority, one of the largest and fastest growing ports in North America. As a Civil Design Engineer, working with the Ports & Marine group, you may be involved designing civil marine infrastructures including marine terminals, RORO, waterfront structures, container yards, intermodal rail, utilities, roadways, and asset maintenance engineering.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

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.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Site/civil development including grading design, roadway design, storm water management systems design, and erosion and sediment control design, using Civil 3D.

  • Collaborates with larger design team, and responsible for design of assigned project elements to develop detailed design documents for construction plans.

  • Performs specific portions of project with limited oversight from senior staff.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations

  • Proposes approach to solve problems encountered and identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Read and apply design codes.

  • Gathers, correlates, and analyzes data using field investigations and research

  • Preparation of all associated calculations reports, spreadsheets, and construction cost estimating

  • Applies engineering principles

  • Technical support during construction including review of contractor’s submittals and shop drawings for conformance to design documents.

  • Assists with the coordination, communication, documentation and archiving project activities.

  • Participate in construction progress meetings and construction site visits.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Assist with development of presentations and report submittals

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or similar discipline

  • 4 plus year experience in civil engineering infrastructure design

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) or ability to quickly attain

  • Valid US Driver’s License

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, and AutoTURN or similar industry applications

  • development of construction drawings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License

  • Experience in civil infrastructure design and construction

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic

  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines

  • Strong sense of project ownership

  • Reliable transportation

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 246242BR

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.