Lead Geotechnical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-18
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Oakland
California
United States

United States of America - California, Oakland

Job Summary

The AECOM Oakland California Geo-Engineering Department has an immediate need for an experienced, energetic Lead Geotechnical Engineer to take on a leadership role in our geotechnical engineering practice. The candidate will have the opportunity to direct projects for a variety of facilities including dams, pipelines, tunnels, levees, bridges, refineries, and building structures and coordinate with a broad range of other disciplines within AECOM.

The candidate should have experience in supervising and training staff in geotechnical investigations, analyses, reporting, and construction observation. Business development for existing and new clients will be an integral part of the position.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

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  • Project management – tracking scope, schedule and budget

  • Business development for new and existing clients

  • Preparing engineering services proposals, cost estimates, and schedules

  • Preparing Project Work plans and Health and Safety Plans

  • Providing technical support to geotechnical projects

  • Overseeing and preparing engineering reports and documentation

  • Reviewing engineering reports and documentation prepared by junior staff

  • Ensuring the quality of project deliverables

  • Mentoring and technical development of junior staff

  • Performing Independent Technical Reviews

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience

  • California PE registration

  • Experience planning and directing geotechnical investigations

  • Thorough knowledge of foundation engineering including shallow and deep foundations, earthwork, slope stability

  • Working knowledge of relevant building code provisions

  • Strong commitment to ensuring safe project execution

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Local travel required

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Civil Engineering

  • Experience working on Water Resources projects

  • Experience working in Refinery or other industrial sites

  • Geotechnical California GE registration

  • Experience working with local permitting jurisdictions

  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper Trained

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 214266BR

Clearance Required No

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.