Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2020-01-21
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Salt Lake City
Utah
United States

United States of America - Utah, Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly-motivated Geotechnical Engineer , Geological Engineer, or Engineering Geologist with 4+ years of experience for employment in the Salt Lake City, UT office. AECOM is searching for candidates with strong technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively. This position will involve working with geotechnical engineers and other civil engineers on a variety of projects.

AECOM is an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients throughout the world. AECOM offers significant growth potential for motivated individuals. Individual development can occur in the areas of engineering, engineering leadership, project management, client account management, marketing leadership, and business operations management. Potential candidates can aspire to be a key player on exciting projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

Provide geotechnical engineering and design support for highways, mines, buildings, dams, and other projects

Plan and conduct field exploration, collect samples, analyze data and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing

Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and figures

Perform geotechnical analyses and design, prepare engineering reports, plans and specifications

Perform assignments requiring application of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

Exercise judgment to develop design parameters, develop design details, and select and adapt engineering design alternatives

Work under supervision of a project manager or senior level team member

Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 4 YORE or AA/AS (US) + 6 YORE or Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 6 YORE or HS/GED + 8 YORE

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of geotechnical engineering and experience conducting field explorations

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Utah or able to become licensed within 6 months

  • Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills

  • Proficiency working with Excel and Word

  • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of civil & geotechnical engineers, and geologists

  • Experience logging soil borings, performing geotechnical analyses, and writing geotechnical reports

  • Understanding of construction methods for geotechnical projects

  • Understanding of various drilling and sampling methods and techniques

  • Ability to produce and adapt safety work plans and procedures for varying conditions

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical engineering or related field

  • Working knowledge of the following programs: AutoCAD/Auto Civil, gINT, VisualBasic, SlopeW, SeepW, Slide, Settle3D, UTexas, WEAP

  • Experience with trenchless technologies, including Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) and Microtunneling

  • Experience writing geotechnical engineering proposals and managing geotechnical engineering projects, or managing engineering services during construction projects

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. 229497BR

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.