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AECOM Entry Level Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Entry Level Engineer to be based in Waterloo, IA.

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

  • Builds analytic and design skills.

  • Transportation Design includes but not limited to: Complete Streets, Highways, Interchanges, Bridges, Box Culverts, Storm and Sanitary Sewers, Detention Basins, Recreational Trails, ADA Sidewalks and Airports (Global and Local).

  • Knowledge or ability to learn Civil3D and MicroStation ORD modeling for transportation projects and conduct engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Ability to learn ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online for mapping, data collection and display graphics.

  • Ability to learn and utilize Bluebeam and or Adobe products.

  • Ability to assist in preparing plan sets with Project Managers and design staff on transportation projects and site plans.

  • Knowledge or ability to obtain Iowa DOT inspection certifications.

  • Gain knowledge and become familiar with Iowa DOT, Iowa SUDAS and Aviation specifications and design requirements.

  • Assist with survey in the field, as needed, and development of CAD base maps.

  • Travel opportunities are present but not required. If required for travel location, the ability to acquire passport.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.

  • Must have a Valid U.S. Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EIT or the ability to acquire in 6 months

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

  • Experience using AutoCAD and MicroStation

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10085874

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site