AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Germantown, Maryland
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146723BR
Position Title Geotechnical Engineer
Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical
Business Line Water
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Maryland
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.
The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a proactive Geotechnical Engineer. This position is located in our Germantown, MD office in the DC Metro Area.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
Perform geotechnical tasks and working closely with other disciplines to meet the project needs
Oversight and management of a variety of subsurface investigation programs
Adhere to AECOM safety culture and maintaining safe work environment
Assign geotechnical laboratory testing
Perform design calculations for pavements, shallow and deep foundation, tunnel components, and retaining walls, temporary and permanent support of excavation
Perform settlement analysis, ground improvement analyses, slope stability analyses, seepage analyses,
Prepare of engineering reports and memoranda
Perform construction oversight
Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field
2+ years of demonstrated geotechnical engineering experience in the field and office
Thorough understanding of the concepts of soil mechanics
Experience with pavement design, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability
Experience with gINT, Geostudio and pavement design software
Ability to work in inclement weather
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must possess a valid driver's license
Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
Position may require travel up to 20-30 percent for a period up to 1 week.
Knowledge of geology within Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia
Experience in monitoring fill placement, pile driving and general geotechnical construction
Demonstrated hands-on experience of conducting large scale subsurface investigations using various drilling methodologies.
Experience with geotechnical laboratory testing.
Experience with installation and monitoring of instrumentation
Experience with technical report writing
Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.