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AECOM Civil Engineer in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineering I to be based in Grand Rapids or Southfield, MI.

This position is expected to begin in April 2022.

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

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

  • Computer­-aided design and drafting of site layout, roadway, grading, and utility systems using tools including, but not limited to AutoCAD Civil3D.

  • Assists in report preparation, site reconnaissance, and communications with the AECOM project team.

  • Reviews regulations and standards necessary to carry out project design and permitting work.

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects.

  • Incorporates schedules, budgets and project criteria into civil design and layouts.

  • Conducts site visits at active construction sites to examine field conditions, site work that is under construction, site utilities, sediment and erosion control inspections, as built conditions.

  • Works closely with the project team, including civil, geotechnical, traffic engineers, architects, electrical engineers, plumbing engineers, fire protection engineers, and surveyors to provide value to each project.

  • Works under supervision of Project Manager or Senior Civil Engineer.

  • Exercises judgement limited to developing details of work in making preliminary decisions and material selections, and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

  • Utilizes standard techniques, procedures, and criteria while gaining understanding of advanced methods.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related engineering degree

  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the work

  • Valid US Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong working experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Experience in design and permitting of site utilities including water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Experience working on city / county infrastructure such as: public watermain and sewer improvements and/or road commission/department of public works storm sewer and road improvements

  • Experience working on land development projects with multiple utilities including domestic water supply and distribution, fire water, gravity sanitary sewer, pressure sanitary force mains, process wastewater, fiber and telecommunications, storm drainage piping and retention/detention systems design.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Strong organizational, technical, and communications skills

  • Michigan work experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not 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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263889BR

Additional Locations US - Southfield, MI - 27777 Franklin Road

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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