AECOM Intern – Civil Engineer in Detroit, Michigan

Business Line Water

Position Title Intern – Civil Engineer

United States of America - Michigan


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking engineering, technology and environmental science majoring students who are interested in the water/wastewater field to assist field technical staff, engineers, project engineers, and project managers during the 2018 field season in Detroit MI.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Work assignments will include:

  • Performing various data gathering activities in neighborhoods throughout the City of Detroit. Work may include conducting GPS surveys of water and wastewater infrastructure, performing assessments of fire hydrants and valves, assisting with water main leak detection, etc. Work will utilize various hand-held devices (i.e. tablets, GPS devices, and smart phones) to collect asset information. Collected data will be used to update DWSD GIS mapping and geodatabases for future capital improvements and asset management.

  • Assisting field staff performing hydrant flow testing and c-factor testing in accordance with AWWA Manual M17

  • Reviewing data collected in the field and preparing reports and maps

  • Supporting field inspectors in monitoring and review of CCTV sewer and manhole inspections

  • Other responsibilities as assigned and may include support of field operations to televise, test and inspect DWSD’s sewer and water systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Technology based degree programs or other related field required

  • Willingness to do fieldwork

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently in pursuit of Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to organize and follow detailed instructions

  • Experience using hand-held devices, GPS equipment, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and productivity software

  • Valid Driver License

  • A university student with no more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically seniors in university. Contingent upon a positive performance review, a successful intern may receive an offer of full-time employment.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193588BR

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.