Assistant Resident Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 110,000.00 - 150,000.00 per year
Contract - W2


Technical direction
Customer relationship management
Project delivery
Regulatory Compliance
Change management
Quality assurance
Customer engagement

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

We're actively seeking a highly motivated Assistant Resident Engineer with a proven track record in the Construction Engineering and Management industry. Based in Chicago, IL , this role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to impactful infrastructure projects.

Your responsibilities include providing technical direction, mentoring staff, and ensuring project success through effective supervision of field activities, maintaining client relationships, and adhering to budget and schedule requirements.

In this role, leading and supervising a consultant team, you'll contribute to rewarding roadway and bridge construction projects. This position provides growth opportunities and the chance to make a difference in the Chicago area, embracing the challenges of Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) for transportation projects.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project Delivery and Leadership: Responsible for the safe, on-time, on-budget, and high-quality delivery of projects. Provide day-to-day leadership and delivery from Pre-Construction through closeout.

  • Contract Compliance and Documentation: Verify and document overall contract compliance, interpret project drawings and specifications, and provide recommendations to the client. Review and route project deliverables, including submittals, RFIs, work plans, schedules, meeting minutes, etc.

  • Coordination and Communication: Aid in coordinating contractors' work activities, chair internal and external project meetings, and actively participate in the contractor's invoice review process. Actively communicate project status to clients and stakeholders.

  • Closeout and Reporting: Assist in project closeout activities, including processing documentation, warranties, O&Ms, punch lists, and final change management and invoicing documentation. Develop and maintain logs, reports, or other documentation for project reporting.

  • Quality Assurance and Client Interaction: Interact with construction contractors in performing Quality Assurance inspections. Support client interaction and coordination between internal and external project stakeholders.

  • Mitigating and Resolving Construction Issues: Take pride in preventing delays or rework by proactively identifying and addressing issues. Provide solutions to meet client expectations.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 8 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver License required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highway and Interstate Construction Experience

  • 7+ Years DOT Construction Experience

  • Professional Engineer License

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position.

Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $110,000.00 - $150,000.00.


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 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: J10106966

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site

Legal Entity: AECOM Technical Services Inc
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