AECOM Entry Level Civil Engineer, Transportation in Norfolk, Virginia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Civil Engineer, Transportation

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM’s Highway Department has an exciting new opportunity for an Entry Level Civil Engineer to provide engineering services on complex highway and infrastructure projects in Norfolk, VA office. 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.

You will be joining a talented technical team that manages design tasks in multiple elements of civil engineering design with an emphasis in transportation projects including:

  • Highway design (alignments, geometry, cross section, guardrail, storm drainage, traffic control, etc.)

  • Plan and construction documents preparation

  • Site grading and drainage

  • Hydrology and hydraulics

  • Stormwater management

  • Erosion and sediment control

  • Utilities

  • Permitting

  • Right-of-way

  • Pavement design

  • Traffic data collection and analysis

  • Traffic impact studies

As an Entry Level Civil Engineer in the Highway Department, candidates may be exposed to a number of different types of projects including design for roadways, drainage and stormwater management, bridges, and tunnels. Responsibilities may include developing plans and details using Microstation or Autocad, performing calculations, estimating/tabulating quantities, performing design tasks, helping to develop presentations, prearming for meetings, attending field visits, and performing field inspections. Candidates must be willing to work in the office and in the field.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering or other related field required

  • Working knowledge and familiarity with roadway construction plans is a requirement

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be organized and detail oriented

  • Understanding of engineering principles

  • Willingness to travel (if and when required)

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous intern experience with a design or construction related firm is desirable

  • Basic knowledge of some industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GIS)

  • Some working familiarity with state DOT’s or similar public works organization is 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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Job Category Engineering

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 178008BR

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.