AECOM Senior Structural Engineer – Hydraulic Structures in Oakland, California

Business Line Water

Position Title Senior Structural Engineer – Hydraulic Structures

United States of America - California


Job Summary

The Water Infrastructure Team at AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Structural Engineer for immediate employment in the Oakland, CA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a combination of the following responsibilities as a professional or experienced engineer:

  • Support the Structural Dept. with the layout and design of hydraulic structures, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and other related structures. Experience with industry standards and requirements for hydraulic structures are required.

  • Performs work, which may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements. Competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter of the functional area of the assignments, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Support or lead design project teams. Delegate, oversee and review work prepared by other engineers within the department.

  • Develop structural technical specifications, plans, and details.

  • Prepare or lead engineering related calculations.

  • Verify compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices. As necessary, modifies established guidelines, devises new approaches, applies existing criteria in new ways and draws conclusions from comparative situations.

  • Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.

  • Perform condition assessments and site visits as needed.

  • Requires sufficient professional experience to assure competence as a fully trained worker. Independently performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected and may be the first level of direct and sustained supervision of other engineers or technicians.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience

  • California PE License

  • Knowledge of concrete and structural steel design

  • Experience in the design of hydraulic structures

  • Knowledge of computer analysis and design software such as SAP, etc.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • The ability to work with, interpret, and apply national and local building, and hydraulic structures related codes

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred

  • Knowledge of Non-linear Modeling and Analysis of Water Structures

  • Knowledge and experience with CAD and REVIT

  • Experience with the design and detailing of equipment supports, pipe supports and performance specified systems including concrete and steel tanks.

  • Business development experience including client relations, proposal preparation, and professional leadership activities.

  • Ability to take responsibility for given tasks with limited supervision while proactively developing standard practices and new techniques

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187888BR

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.