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AECOM Entry Level Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Civil Engineer for employment in the Chicago, IL office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

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:

  • Builds analytic and design skills.

  • Conducts 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.

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

  • Assisting in maintaining project documentation

  • Producing high quality plans that are accurate and effective in communicating the design concept to the constructor

Transportation design including but not limited to

  • Geometric Layout

  • Cross-sections

  • Drainage

  • Erosion Control

  • Plan preparation

  • Cost estimating

  • Report writing

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Transportation engineering

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be organized and detail-oriented

  • Willingness to travel (if and when required)

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

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

  • Previous intern/coop/work experience is preferred

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. 222399BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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