AECOM Construction Engineering Intern in Irvine, California

United States of America - California, Irvine

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Construction Intern for employment in the Irvine, CA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.

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

  • Performing assignments that require the application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria’s to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercising judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Preparing engineering related calculations and developing drawings and visual aids

  • Assisting with field inspections to evaluate the work performed and materials used

  • Assisting with construction administration and documentation of deficiencies and deviations from plans

  • Working under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Researching and compiling project information for reporting, marketing, and funding requests

  • Creating and maintaining centralized files for project records (including digital)

  • Coordinating logistics and meetings for Vice President and project managers

  • Attending and taking minutes for the development team as requested

  • Helping in the preparation of reports, including monthly development reports

  • Assisting with community outreach duties as needed

  • Attending neighborhood, community, and project meetings

  • Undertaking tasks as may be assigned by the Vice President or project managers

  • Having a clear understanding of the budget and assist in the creation of and adherence to project and development budgets

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other related field required

  • Strong problem-solving skills and consistent attention to detail

  • Ability to manage changing deadlines and work well under pressure for multiple team leaders

  • Work independently and effectively to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, HCS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models)

  • A university student that has more than one year of school remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students typically are Freshmen, Sophomores, or Juniors in university. Successful Interns may be eligible to return for additional internships

  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200926BR

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.