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Job Information

AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

  • Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports including specifications and contract documents.

  • Experience, knowledge and skills in geotechnical engineering and/or engineering geology.

  • Geotechnical Engineer candidates must have strong analytical skills and some experience in the geotechnical design of earthworks and structures. Experience in numerical modelling is desirable but not essential.

  • Engineering Geology candidates will be familiar with software such as gINT or Holebase; some experience in using packages such as Leapfrog would be advantageous.

  • Experience with relevant Eurocodes, UK standards and specifications and UK ground conditions.

  • You will preferably have some knowledge of Network Rail and Highways England design and reporting processes.

  • Candidates should be willing to travel within the UK and hold a clean driving licence.

Minimum Requirements

  • Provide close support to our Ground Engineering team in project delivery, work winning, and in maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.

  • Support Ground Engineering practice development and innovation.

  • Contribute to team and client meetings with an ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams or with Contractors and where you are able to put forward ideas and concepts.

  • Prepare scoping and tendering documents and undertake supervision of ground investigations

  • Carry out interpretation, parameter derivation and design including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks, and ground improvement.

  • Contribute to, or lead the production of desk study, interpretive and design reports and input to specifications and contract documentation.

  • Be responsible for the delivery of small projects, or parts of larger projects, under senior guidance and assist in the checking and review of work by others.

  • Ensure rigorous adherence to AECOM’s industry leading quality assurance programme

Preferred Qualifications

  • BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering with a bias towards geotechnics (Geotechnical Engineer candidates).

  • BSc/MSci in Geology, Engineering Geology or Earth Science (Engineering Geology candidates).

  • MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology is desirable.

  • must be actively progressing towards chartership

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252305BR

Virtual: 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.