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AECOM to Hire 3,000 for North America Over Next Six Months

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Posted: 5-18-2017, 11:52 a.m.

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced Thursday its plans to fill more then 3,000 open positions across the United States and Canada in the next six months.

AECOM is seeking qualified professionals and technical experts. The positions will provide critical support in infrastructure innovation for AECOM projects spanning its key sectors, including transportation, buildings, environment, water, defense and energy.

AECOM is a global A/E company and has 27 offices in the state of Texas.

“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 job categories 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.”

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.

For more information about the open positions at AECOM, and how to apply, visit AECOM Careers.


Edited from an AECOM press statement

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