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Job Ref:  142889BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  New York
City:  Latham
30/09/2016 11:43

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Structural Engineer for immediate employment. The incumbent will be assigned to the Latham, NY office's Highway/Bridge Department, in AECOM's Transportation Business Line, and work on a variety of civil engineering projects for local, state, and federal agencies and private sector clients. Projects are located throughout New York State plus Vermont and western Massachusetts. The position will involve some travel - to visit project sites, clients, or other AECOM offices - but primarily this is an office position. The candidate will work under the direction of a professional engineer and will be given assignments of increasing complexity as experience is gained. 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.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer:
  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, 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; including quantity estimates and develop drawings and visual aids
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
  • Perform CADD drafting and introductory-level design of projects using Microstation/InRoads or AutoCAD/Civil 3D software programs
  • Provide checking-type review of plans, calculations, and reports prepared by others
  • Contribute to the writing, typing, editing, and/or formatting of technical letters and reports
  • Complete field assignments in support of design work, including making measurements, taking photographs, and checking for mapping accuracy
  • Attend project meetings, including occasional evening meetings such as public information sessions
  • Use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs effectively
  • Attend training as directed and arranged by AECOM
  • Assist with AECOM Project Delivery System requirements by organizing, filing, distributing, and handling digital and paper project documents
  • Complete all work in a reliable and professional manner

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Structural or Civil engineering or other related field required
  • 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)

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

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.

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