Geotechnical/Geologist Project Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Maryland, Germantown

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening in our Germantown, MD office for a Senior Geologist/Geotechnical Project Manager. Responsibilities of the position includes, but not limited to:

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

  • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

  • Plans and organizes project studies.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Geology from an accredited US School

  • Licensed Professional geologist

  • A minimum of 6 years of proven experience managing geotechnical projects

  • 10-15 years of experience with Engineering geology and geotechnical construction

  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams remotely located within AECOM

  • Ability to travel for 1 to 2 weeks domestically and internationally

  • Experience and willingness to mentor junior staff

  • Experience in preparing cost and qualification based proposals for private and government clients

  • Experience with underground construction, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability

  • Experience with engineering geology software

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of geology within Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience of conducting large scale subsurface investigations using various drilling methodologies like air rotary, sonic, rock coring, direct push, hollow stem augers, etc.

  • Experience with geotechnical laboratory testing.

  • Candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Experience with geophysical methods.

  • Experience with gINT and slope stability software

  • Experience with report writing

  • Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with working on international projects at US military installations

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

  • Willingness to represent AECOM at professional organizations

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 - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224885BR

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.