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AECOM Civil Engineer -Transit/Rail in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Junior Rail/Transit Engineer for employment in the Philadelphia office to work in an established Rail Engineering Department, serving national and international freight and transit clients. Candidates should have 2-6 years of engineering experience in rail, highway, or site-civil projects. Candidates will gain experience through working closely with senior engineers to learn rail engineering. Opportunities include technical development, developing experience with AutoCAD and Microstation platforms, and producing designs for transit and freight rail from conceptual through final design.

This is a prominent role and outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented professional who excels in a team environment, but is also able to work independently. Enthusiastic individuals eager to face new challenges and take on personal responsibilities are best qualified to meet the demands of this work. AECOM is a very progressive and successful engineering firm that prides itself on building and retaining a high caliber staff to continually meet client expectations on high profile projects.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer, candidates must:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks.

  • Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

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

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids.

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

  • Applying knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices for assigned transportation design projects.

  • Assisting a project manager or senior engineer with task production including preparing engineering related calculations, drawings, and visual aids.

  • Assisting in maintaining project documentation.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Transportation engineering and two (2) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

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

  • Two (2) years experience using Roads and/or Civil 3D software packages

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering

  • Familiarity in freight or transit rail clients

  • Previous work experience in rail is preferred

  • Track Inspection

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not offered for this position

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. 256624BR

Virtual: 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.

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