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AECOM Transportation/Transit Engineering Intern in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Texas, Dallas

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Transportation/Transit Engineering Intern to be based in the following locations:

Austin, Dallas, Houston, Denver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Akron, Columbus, St. Louis

This position is expected to begin in May 2021.

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching and writing Urban Corridor Improvement plans

  • Developing Site Grading Plans

  • Arterial Reconstruction and/or Traffic Signal Improvement Plans

  • Drainage and Erosion Control Plans

  • Utility coordination

  • Coordination with the transportation planning team to conduct equitable public outreach, preparing materials and presentations.

  • Assists with other duties assigned by senior staff and/or Project Managers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidate must be currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or related field with the intent to continue enrollment after an internship

  • Must have completed One year of study in the applicable program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical writing

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley Microstation/Geopak/Inroads

  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems, including ArcMap and ArcGIS Online

  • Basic knowledge of transportation planning topics

  • An understanding of AASHTO, NACTO, APTA, state DOT, and/or City Standards

  • An ability to coordinate among multiple disciplines including architecture, landscape architecture, ITS, communication, electrical, structural, and urban planning

  • Good interpersonal skills, good command of the English language both verbally and written, the ability to express thoughts clearly, good time management skills, and a good attitude towards work

  • Ability to work as a member of a team or perform independent work as required

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245184BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 9400 Amberglen Boulevard, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Denver, CO - 717 17th St, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Minneapolis, MN Suite 1100 800 S LaSalle Ave, US - Saint Louis, MO - 100 N Broadway 20th Floor, US - Salt Lake City, UT - 776 N Terminal Dr

Virtual: No

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.

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