AECOM Railroad Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Railroad Structural Engineer
United States of America - Illinois
The Transportation Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Railroad Structural Engineer for immediate employment in the Chicago, Il office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Railroad Structural Engineering.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out structural 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 structural engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids
Develop structural details, plans and specifications
Prepare technical reports
Field related work including site visits, material and data collection, bridge and site structure inspections
Participate in continuing education activities
Collaborate with team and other discipline members on project development
Perform structural analysis and design for bridge related structures
Perform calculations with respect to code compliance (AASHTO, AREMA, AWS, ASTM, etc.) and project specific standards and requirements
Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering with either a Professional Engineering License or Structural Engineering License from any state in the United States
2+ years of experience
Must have experience with structural type tasks and projects which mostly involve railroad bridge design, highway bridge design, and other miscellaneous structural tasks that include design for shoring, retaining wall, and general foundation calculations
Excellent communication skills and ability to work successfully in a team atmosphere is required
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Proficiency in Steel and Concrete Design
Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
Experience with STAAD and/or other structural analysis programs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability and willingness to perform field work (bridge inspections, site visits, etc)
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.
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Job Category Engineering - Structural
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 179162BR
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.