AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah
Requisition/Vacancy No. 149792BR
Position Title Geotechnical Engineer
Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical
Business Line Water
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Utah
City Salt Lake City
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.
AECOM is seeking a highly talented Geotechnical Engineer for immediate employment in our Salt Lake City office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Geotechnical Engineering specific to design and construction of dams, levees, pavement, transportation, pipelines, mining, and other infrastructure related projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee subsurface investigations including drilling exploration boreholes and advancing CPTs at various sites throughout Utah
Review and assign geotechnical samples for laboratory testing
Assemble and document geotechnical data using software that includes: Excel, Word, gINT, and AutoCAD
Perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, bearing capacity, and shallow and deep foundations
Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and recommendations
Review regulations and standards necessary to conduct technical studies and carry out project design
Prepare and/or peer review designs, specifications, and construction documents
Use or supervise use of computer-assisted engineering and design software, including computer simulation models to prepare engineering and design analysis and documents
Apply QA/QC requirements to their own work and work of project team
Inspect construction activities to monitor progress and assess conformance to engineering plans, specifications and construction standards
Provide technical analyses
Communicate and interact with project managers and other project staff
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
2+ years of experience
Experience performing geotechnical field investigations, foundation construction observations, geotechnical engineering analyses
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Valid drivers license
Ability to interpret design drawings and produce comprehensive and accurate written reports
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
Experience using geotechnical software such as GeoStudio, UTEXAS, Slide or other similar software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Masters Degree Geotechnical Engineering
Utah PE registration
OSHA 40 hour Hazwoper trained
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.
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