Staff Geotechnical Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Greenwood Village
United States

United States of America - Colorado, Greenwood Village

Job Summary

The Denver Metro Mining Team of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented

Geotechnical Engineer for immediate employment in the Greenwood Village (Denver), CO office. The mining team within the Water Business Line is responsible for providing engineering and design services in support of multidisciplinary projects, with a focus on tailings dam projects.

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

  • Planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing.

  • Performing material characterization, liquefaction, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses for tailings dams.

  • Preparing geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications for tailings dam projects.

  • Supporting project manager in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks.

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to project team, clients and technical review boards.

  • Conduct field observations and site visits.

  • Assist project managers with geotechnical proposals.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 2+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering

  • Engineer in Training Certification required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Experience in dam design or evaluation

  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

  • Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

  • Effective time-management and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Occasional travel to project sites, both local and remote

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • Professional Engineer registration

  • Tailings dam experience

  • Task lead experience

  • Experience with GeoStudio (Slope/W and Seep/W), UTexas4, Grapher, and AutoCAD Civil3D

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. 224523BR

Additional Locations US - Denver, CO - 717 17th St

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.