AECOM is looking for a Highway Lead Project Design Engineer
Company Description Work with Us. Change the World. At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the worlds most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations. There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world. We’re one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us. Job Description AECOM is seeking a Highway Lead Design Project Engineer to be based in Chicago, Illinois. Responsibilities will include the oversight and management of various project tasks, the development of technical concepts and designs, and the preparation of documents including reports, studies, plans, specifications, and estimates. Projects may include roadways/highways, bridges, utilities, and misc. facilities related to transportation or infrastructure projects for a range of prospective clients, including state, county, and local agencies as well as private entities. Leads the planning, design, evaluation and review of various tasks in support of project execution. Ability to work well with others within a diverse team environment. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures. Works on complex or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests with the ability to solve complex issues with limited direction. Proposes approaches to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments. Carries out assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Demonstrates innovation to deliver technical and operational excellence. Identifies discrepancies in results. Provides guidance and mentoring to junior level engineers. Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision. Collaborates with other disciplines with the ability to make autonomous decisions guided by policies, procedures and business objectives. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position. Qualifications MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education The selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR). PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management. Professional Engineer license in Illinois Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel and CAD and Design software packages Ability to proactively communicate and lead department staff Established relationships with local clients· 10 + years of experience and familiarity with IDOT, ISTHA, and local agency specifications, policies and procedures Alternative delivery experience a plus Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. No relocation offered with this opportunity. AECOM is interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States Offered rate of compensation (Chicago, Ill. area only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $93,000 – $171,000.00. About AECOM AECOM is the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle “ from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together “ your growth and success are ours too. Join us, and youll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm “ access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.