AECOM Transportation Construction Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Transportation Construction Engineer

United States of America - Ohio


Job Summary

AECOM's Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Construction Engineer Level 3 for immediate employment in the Columbus, Ohio office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Construction Management and Inspection Services specific for highway and bridge construction for both ODOT and Local Public Agency (LPA) projects.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working under the immediate supervision of an ODOT Area Engineer or LPA Person in Responsible Charge

  • Manages a construction project or a portion of a construction project ensuring construction work performed will achieve plan and specification intent

  • Coordinates inspection of project sites, oversees testing of materials and documents work to ensure work performed by contractors is in compliance with all state and federal specifications

  • Correlates and analyzes field data, reviews plans and records, initiates change orders, prepares time extensions, submits estimates and all other forms necessary to complete a construction project, assists with dispute resolution, estimates, conducting progress meetings

  • Prepare meeting minutes and other related duties finalize or assists with finalizing and closing out the project

  • Interprets contract provisions, plan requirements and reviews project records

  • Calculates final pay quantities

  • Work independently or as part of a team working closely with the Project Manager and Resident Engineer in reviewing and advising on all aspects of construction inspection services, including but not limited to safety input and oversight, constructability reviews, design input, scheduling/logistics input, and document interpretation

  • On-site management and inspection of various elements of construction involved with highways and bridges

  • Create daily reports along with other documentation measures to accurately document progress

  • Maintain organized, detailed and up-to-date field office files to be readily accessible by AECOM and the client

  • Administer and implement QA/QC programs

  • Assist in change order review

  • Assist in review of submittals and RFIs (request for information)

  • Attend pre-construction meetings

  • Coordinate construction activities between the Owner, Contractors and any other affected party

  • Projects likely to include all aspects of civil construction for clients such as The Ohio Department of Transportation, The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, County Engineers and Local Municipalities

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering from a school with ABET accredited program

  • 5+ years of construction project technical/management experience

  • Must have experience inspecting construction operations including: reinforced concrete structures including piles, footings, retaining walls and bridges, grading/earthwork, drainage pipe and inlets, subgrade and base material courses, asphalt concrete or PCC paving, utility relocation, general highway lighting and landscaping, structural steel

  • Must be willing to obtain additional certifications, as required, to adhere to The Ohio Department of Transportation's prequalification process

  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to use MS Word and Excel software to write inspection reports and track project progress

  • Ability to work independently or lead a team

  • Ability to manage relationships with client, contractors, local inspectors & code officials, etc

  • Must be able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

  • Must have basic knowledge of Quality control and quality assurance procedures

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends as required by project schedule

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

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.


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 - Construction

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180882BR

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.