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AECOM Construction Engineer in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Construction Engineer for immediate employment in Southfield, MI. This position provides the opportunity to work on large, unique, and complex transportation projects in Michigan and throughout the country.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The objective of the position is to execute work required to deliver client CE&I Project/Programs within established and agreed budgets and schedules, thereby expanding AECOM’s footprint and reputation, and to provide services as the preferred CE&I consultant in the area.

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

  • Support project delivery by providing technical direction and guidance to staff, enforcing company and project policies, maintaining close client interface, and ensuring all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule

  • Maintain communication between AECOM supervisors and peers, MDOT and local agency personnel, Contractor personnel and the general public

  • Perform field inspections, take field measurements, and perform oversight of material testing on road and bridge construction projects

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, and use judgement in making minor adaptations and modifications

  • Support strategy development, preparing proposals, and executing projects

  • Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors

  • Complete field inspections and daily reports. Testing may be required

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

  • BA/BS plus 4 years of related experience or AA/AS (US) plus 6 years of related experience or Diploma/Certificate (Canada) plus 6 years of related experience or HS/GED plus 8 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

  • 4-8 years of project experience, including inspection and field support with local agencies, cities, counties and/or MDOT’s projects

  • Experience in client prepositioning activities and proposal development

  • Minimal travel may be required

  • Preferred Professional Engineer in Michigan

  • Valid Driver’s License required

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

  • Willing to work outside on project sites

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. 259623BR

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.