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AECOM Technology Corp. | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Bridge Engineer

United States of America - Illinois


Job Summary

We are actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Bridge Engineer for employment in the Chicago, IL office. Candidate should have excellent engineering and communication skills, and a desire to contribute to our bridge design team. Work tasks will range from planning, studies, design, inspection and construction engineering with a focus on transportation-related projects in support of the highway, bridge and transit/rail engineering staff. The position will involve primarily office engineering but may involve field assignments from time to time.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer, responsibilities include:

+ Structural design and analysis of highway structures (bridges, culverts, retaining walls etc.) of various ranges of complexity

+ Field related work including site visits, data collection, bridge and sign structure inspections. Load rating of existing structures

+ Preparing and checking design calculations for bridges and other transportation related structures

+ Develop structural details, plans, specifications and quantity calculations

+ Perform shop drawing review

+ Collaborate with team and other discipline members on project development

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.

+ Knowledge of Microstation/AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software

+ Ability and willingness to perform field work (bridge inspections, Sign Structure inspections, data collection etc)

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a strong work ethic, and a willing desire to learn

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master's degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering

+ Proficiency in Steel and Concrete Design

+ Passed FE Exam, or able to obtain FE within 1 year of hire

+ Experience with using a general use structural analysis program (STAAD, SAP2000, CSiBridge etc.)

+ Internship or co-op experience

+ Bridge and/or Construction Inspection experience

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_

_Country_ _United States of America_

_Position Status_ _Full-Time_

_Requisition/Vacancy No._ _178118BR_

About AECOM Technology Corp.

AECOM Technology Corporation (AECOM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to government and commercial clients on all seven continents. AECOM provides planning, consulting, architectural and engineering design, and program and construction management services for a range of projects, including highways, airports, bridges, mass transit systems, government and commercial buildings and water and wastewater facilities. The Company also provides facilities management, training, logistics and other support services, primarily for agencies of the United States Government. AECOM operates through two segments: Professional Technical Services and Management Support Services. On July 28, 2008, AECOM completed its acquisition of Earth Tech, Inc., a business unit of Tyco International Ltd. AECOM also completed the divestiture of Earth Tech's Water & Power Technologies and North American Contract Operations businesses, and its Mexican operations.