Entry-Level Civil Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Columbia, SC
  • Posted 31 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 65,000.00 - 85,000.00 per year
Full Time


Attention to detail
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Grant management
Problem solving
Time management
Design software
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Geographic information system
Autodesk Revit

Job Details

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 world's 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 over 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 actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Entry-Level Civil Engineer for immediate employment in the Columbia, SC office.

This position is expected to begin in June 2024.

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

  • Supports project managers in execution of all types of water/wastewater, and water resources related design and construction projects.

  • Provides construction inspection and related construction administrative services.

  • Performs CADD assignments and coordinates CADD drawing production in support of a project manager.

  • Provides permitting and grant management support.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Supports construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or mechanical engineering

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License and must be able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment.

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility.

  • Resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.

  • Effective time-management and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive.

  • Proficient with GIS, CAD, and design software (ArcGIS, Autodesk Civil3D, Bentley Design Suites, Revit, etc.)

  • Ability and desire to travel to project sites, both local and remote.

  • Hydraulic modeling experience

Additional Information

  • This position does not offer relocation assistance.

  • This position does not offer sponsorship.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $65,000.00 - $85,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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 you're 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. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll 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 person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10107768

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid