AECOM Civil Engineer Intern - Transportation in San Diego, California

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

The Transportation division of AECOM is actively seeking a detail-oriented, highly talented intern for immediate employment through the school year in the downtown San Diego, CA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an ability to perform the jobs tasks through his or her prior academic experience, work experience, or both. The intern will join the project audit and cost verification team and will be responsible for supporting the team’s effort to recommend to clients the reimbursable cost of the public works projects that developers construct on our clients’ behalf.

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

  • Reviewing and understanding reimbursement agreements between developers and public agencies for public facilities

  • Reviewing and understanding public facilities financing plans, cost estimates, the scope of work of contracts and change orders for construction and design, construction bids, and other technical documents

  • Reviewing engineering drawings for public facilities and evaluating which improvements are inside or outside the scope of the reimbursable project being audited

  • Entering into Microsoft Excel the data associated with financial records for reimbursable engineering projects, including parks, roadways, bridges, and water and sewer improvements

  • Entering into Microsoft Excel the data associated with contracts and construction bids for reimbursable engineering projects

  • Making recommendations to the team for the reimbursement of claims submitted for the cost of constructing public facilities

  • Writing reports which summarize findings from the team’s project audit, describe issues encountered, and make recommendations

  • Processing forms related to reimbursement procedures

  • Performing clerical tasks including filing, scanning hard copies to PDF, and preparing meeting minutes

  • Participating in team meetings and reporting progress to the team on a weekly basis

Minimum Requirements

  • Enrollment in a Bachelor's Degree program in Civil Engineering

  • Student entering or in their Senior year of college studies

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong ability to maintain an attention to detail when performing repetitive tasks

  • Commitment to technical excellence to support the team’s goals for quality

  • Strong ability to analyze and evaluate contractual and financial documents to form judgments and support the team’s recommendations to clients

  • Strong capability to quickly learn and execute detailed tasks

  • Good organizational skills for handling large amounts of data in Excel and managing electronic and hard files

  • Good written communication skills for summarizing findings and making recommendations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good understanding of engineering concepts and terms, including the ability to read and understand plans

  • Familiarity with agreements and contractual documents and an ability to understand their verbiage

  • Strong understanding of project budgets and schedules to support the team’s financial goals and commitment to client satisfaction

  • Excellent ability to both work independently and on a team and to collaborate with the team in order to successfully complete tasks

  • Ability to think creatively to contribute to continuous improvement of processes

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook

  • A university student with more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically freshmen, sophomores or juniors in university.

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190569BR

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.