Project Engineer - Ports and Marine

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Houston, TX
  • Posted 33 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 75,000.00 - 110,000.00 per year
Full Time


Time management
Engineering design
Technical Support
Civil engineering
Report writing
Office administration
Data management
Team building
Budget management
Infrastructure architecture
Project engineering
Construction management
Design software
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Microsoft Excel
Proposal writing
Customer acquisition

Job Details

Company Description

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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.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Engineer - Ports and Marine to be based in Houston, TX to support our growing Transportation Business Line Ports and Marine Division projects. This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer with a strong technical background and looking to grow into a project leadership role.

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

  • Assist Project Manager by providing project or task management (design schedules and budgets), and engineering design support (engineering reports, design calculations, plans, specifications, quantity and cost estimates) for seaports, marine structural, and upland civil engineering design projects.

  • Perform professional engineering work involving the application of standard techniques, procedures, and design criteria in carrying out routine engineering tasks.

  • Excellent writing skills, including technical report writing.

  • Be responsible for the preparation and production of reports, plans, specifications and estimates.

  • Provide office support for data management, report preparation, and maintain the required AECOM-related documentation and forms.

  • Be involved in all project aspects from client meetings, design/study development and site/field visits during design and construction.

  • Capable of working independently or within (or leading) a design team

  • Supervise/Lead junior level engineers

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

  • Schedules, team building, and budget management

  • Work independently and concurrently on multiple projects, maintaining project continuity, progress, and project profitability

  • Excellent communication skills with project team, regulatory agencies, and clients.

  • Ability to do occasional field work (site visits and inspections) and travel.


Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Structural, Civil Engineering or Maritime Engineering from ABET accredited college or university

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in project engineering and design experience in a variety of seaport related infrastructure design such as wharves, docks, and uplands or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration

  • Valid US Driver's License and must pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years design experience in a variety of seaport related infrastructure such as container, dry bulk, and liquid bulk terminal wharves and uplands including schematic development and preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates

  • BS degree in Structural, Civil Engineering or Maritime Engineering from ABET accredited college or university, Master's degree in Structural, Civil Engineering or Maritime Engineering would be even more desired

  • 4+ years of relevant design experience in a variety of seaport related infrastructure design such as wharves, docks, and uplands or demonstrated equivalency of experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration (Texas preferred)

  • Previous and current Project engineering serving clients and projects, and detailed design experience

  • Previous experience in leading projects to required quality, timeliness, and budget parameters

  • Experienced in planning, design, and construction management

  • Public ports design project experience highly desired

  • Experience with design software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, SAP2000, or STAAD Pro is a plus

  • Familiar with MS Office software (Excel, Word, Project) is needed to be successful in this position

  • Be a team player

  • Leadership skills in marketing, proposal and client development efforts

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is available for this role

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • #LI-EM1

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $75,000.00 - $110,000.00.


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: J10110736

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site
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