Press Release

May 17, 2017

AECOM announces 3,000 infrastructure job openings across North America


Leading global firm hiring innovative talent over the next six months to deliver next generation of infrastructure projects

LOS ANGELES (May 17, 2017) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today it is seeking qualified professionals and technical experts to fill more than 3,000 open positions throughout the United States and Canada over the next six months. The positions will provide critical support in infrastructure innovation for AECOM projects spanning its key sectors, including transportation, buildings, environment, water, defense and energy.

“With a renewed public and private sector commitment to repair North America’s infrastructure, AECOM has set out to hire top-tier talent that can deliver in every role,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM’s chairman and chief executive officer. “To continue providing the innovative solutions our clients require, we are adding more creative problem-solvers who can think strategically and collaborate across our design, build, finance and operate capabilities.”

The current job openings range from entry level to senior leadership positions and span a diverse set of roles, including: architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists, skilled laborers and construction and management professionals. With more than 87,000 employees worldwide, AECOM’s network of experts work with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges, from advancing hyperloop technology and exploring electrified roadways to designing the first LEED platinum arena and building the tallest tower in the western hemisphere.

“We are looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds, disciplines and perspectives who are passionate about making an impact,” said Mary Finch, AECOM’s chief human resources officer. “By recruiting the best, forward-thinking minds in the industry, our teams push the boundaries of what’s possible and transform ideas into reality.”

Today, AECOM is driving faster, smarter and better solutions that will define the next generation of infrastructure. This year marks the introduction of the firm’s employee innovation incubator and contest, the AECOM Global Challenge, where the entrepreneurial spirit of our employees is leveraged to create new and innovative solutions that enhance our ability to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world. The company also recently launched Urban SOS™ 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenges multidisciplinary teams to help bridge the divide between thriving and struggling communities.

AECOM is ranked the No. 1 “Top 500 Design Firms” for the eighth consecutive year by the leading industry trade publication, Engineering News Record, and named one of Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the third consecutive year. The company is recognized for its excellence in safety, health and environment, and is proud of its award-winning safety standards and practices.

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AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $17.4 billion during fiscal year 2016. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

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Media Contact:
Brendan Ranson-Walsh
Vice President, Global External Communications