AECOM Civil Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers

  • Responsible for the Production of construction documents inclduing plans, specifications, calculations and cost estimates.

  • Responsible for the direction of junior level staff in the production of construction documents.

  • Responsible for the development and production of inspection reports for planning pojects and construction inspection for rail and civil projects

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Responisble for assisting in the prepartion of proposals for development of project approach and for the preparation of estimates costs for technical services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Ability to become a licensed professional engineer in Illinois within 0 to 2 years.

  • Understanding of railroad design and engineering with Class 1, Short Line railroads and Rail Industry’s clients

  • Understanding with Microstation and Geopak and Inroads software would be a plus.

  • Positive problem solver with a flexible approach to work, commitment to excellence, motivated, and a strong team player and ability to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other interfacing multi-disciplinary team members (other rail system engineers, as well as other civil, structural, architectural, electrical, mechanical and environmental engineers and technical staffs.)

  • Dedicated to the Quality Management of deliverables.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and actively participate in meetings with staff, clients, and stakeholders as needed.

  • Understanding of the preparation of preliminary to final track and civil design of freight and passenger rail systems.

  • Understanding of AREMA, FRA and FTA and Rail Clients’ Standards.

  • Maintain membership in industry groups and associations and contacts with representatives of Class 1 and Short Line rail clients including Amtrak, BNSF, CN, CP, CSX, KCS, Metra, NICTD, NS and UP.

  • Understanding of Midwest States’ (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana) Permitting Requirements would be a plus.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Freight Rail Industry’s Engineering Requirements

  • Knowledge of Microstation and Geopak and Inroads Site Software

  • Knowledge of AutoCad and AutoCad Civil 3D.

  • Knowledge of Autoturn, and InRail.

  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills

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. 199386BR

Clearance Required 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.