AECOM Engineering Technician in Waterloo, Iowa

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Engineering Technician

United States of America - Iowa


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Engineering Technician for employment in the Waterloo, IA office. The appropriately qualified candidate should be a Professional Land Surveyor requiring little instruction on routine work and only general instructions on new assignments.

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:

  • Conducts surveys to ascertain the locations of natural features and human-made structures on the earth's surface, underground, and underwater, using electronic distance-measuring equipment and other surveying instruments

  • Operates and manages land-information computer systems, performs tasks such as storing data, making inquiries, and producing plots and reports

  • Reviews information from survey teams regarding measurement of distances, directions, angles between points and elevation of points, lines, and contours on, above, and below the earth's surface

  • Researches legal records, looks for evidence of previous boundaries, and analyzes the data to determine the location of boundary lines

  • Records the results of surveys, verifies the accuracy of data, and prepares property and subdivision plat of surveys, maps, and reports

  • Performing a variety of tasks in support of the engineering staff, activities may include assisting with engineering calculations and plan preparation, setting up and operating equipment, and construction inspection duties

Minimum Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in roadway and highway survey, design and construction administration

  • Must be capable of working with clients and support staff to assist in preparing bid documents and reports, including good verbal and written communication skills

  • ​Iowa PLS license or capability to obtain Iowa license within 90 days required

  • General understanding of procedures and company policies required to achieve set results and deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in roadway and highway survey, design and construction administration

  • Iowa DOT Construction Certifications

  • Proficiency with using the Geopak/Microstation platform and the Iowa DOT project development system

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 Engineering - Construction

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 176224BR

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.