Civil Engineer - Transit/Rail Design Engineer III

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Murray, UT
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 71,000.00 - 129,000.00 per year
Full Time


Business development
Business analysis
Business analytics
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Engineering design

Job Details

Company Description

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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.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineer - Transit/Rail Design Engineer III to be based in Murray, UT .


Come join our team in Salt Lake City! Immediately adjacent to the Wasatch Mountains and 30 minutes from 10 ski resorts, Salt Lake City remains a best kept secret, and not just for its proximity to the resorts. With flourishing nightlife, passion for the outdoors, professional and college sports, ease of access to the international airport and regional destinations, and high quality of life, Salt Lake City is a true gem. That said, Utah is rapidly growing, and the state legislature prioritizes the connection between multimodal transportation and economic growth- creating steady opportunities in the transportation industry. AECOM's Salt Lake office is highly regarded and poised to grow in Utah's expanding market.

The mid-level civil engineer role is a key position that will be based in Utah and report into the US West Region Transit/Rail Engineering Group. This person will have the opportunity to work on a diverse set of exciting transit projects with the transit/rail group with a focus on supporting the regional Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) design team.


  • Serve as an designer and/or technical task leader on planning studies, preliminary design studies, and final design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) or Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects, and will coordinate, cooperate, and work collaboratively with others team members as well as support business development.

  • Perform specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment supporting a senior engineer.

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids for BRT and LRT infrastructure

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

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

  • Coordinate tasks and provides leadership and mentorship to entry-level engineers.

  • Perform work in accordance with the agreed-upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Work independently and with other team members to complete all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.



  • BA/BS + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field

  • Professional Engineering license in Utah (or ability to obtain)

  • 4 years of relevant experience in transportation design, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Proficient with AutoCAD/Civil 3D or Microstation/Power InRoads or Power GeoPak

  • Ability to prepare engineering design reports and construction drawings for highway, roadway, transit, and/or rail.

  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with design teams consisting of multi-discipline design engineers and technicians

  • Bus Rapid Transit design experience

  • Light Rail Transit design experience

  • Familiarity with BRT/LRT standards and best practices

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Additional Information

  • Travel may be required for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Utah locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $71,000 - $129,000.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $70,222.00 - $129,912.00.


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: J10106633

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid
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