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AECOM Civil Engineer II in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineer to be based in Southfield, Michigan.

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.

Job Responsibilities

Applicants will need to be professional, self-motivated, resourceful, and able to prioritize the successful execution of a wide range of traffic engineering project related tasks. The appropriately qualified applicant will need to clearly demonstrate their interest and knowledge of traffic and fundamentals and how they are applied to improve roadway safety and mobility.

Major responsibilities of this position include serving in a task and project support role under the general guidance and mentorship of experienced staff. Work assignments will vary for this position to allow the employee to gain exposure and experience across a variety of traffic engineering services. The following is a list of the various types of work and tasks that this position may be assigned to support:

  • Traffic studies including planning, design, operations, safety, traffic impacts, signal timing, and evaluation of alternatives through engineering analysis using data, models, and other tools.

  • Data analysis including the compilation, processing, and evaluation of data using spreadsheets, databases, specific software solutions, or other tools to identify trends and draw conclusions relative to enhancing the operations/maintenance of transportation infrastructure.

  • Traffic engineering design work including plan development, specification, and cost estimating under guidance from senior staff to apply client requirements and industry standards.

  • Complete project tasks as assigned in an organized manner, communicating progress, delays, priority conflicts, and other matters with supervisors to support a coordinated project delivery.

  • Safely conduct field work adjacent to active roadways in compliance with AECOM safety requirements when/where necessary to gather data, support design plan development, conduct system testing, and complete other tasks.

  • Communicate effectively in the form of e-mail, memoranda, reports, and presentations.

  • Maintain project records; organize project submittal reviews and other miscellaneous project support tasks.

  • Participate in client meetings to discuss project requirements, explain work, etc.

  • Support TOC activities and assignments including work on client sites etc.

  • Remain abreast of, and incorporate where applicable, new Intelligent Transportation Systems technology.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus two (2) years of demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in traffic or transportation engineering

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as of Synchro, VISSIM, HCS, Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM), MicroStation

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 261378BR

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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