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AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

AECOM’s Ground Engineering specialists provide one-stop access to services in feasibility / desktop studies, ground investigation, interpretation, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works. We work for leading UK&I and international clients and have commissions of varying scale across all sectors, including HS2, Lower Thames Crossing and Thames Tideway. You could be involved with key projects imperative to our zero-carbon future such as new nuclear build, decarbonization of the UK's rail network, and our award-winning work on Net Zero Teesside. In addition to amazing opportunities to work on mega projects in the middle east and high-speed rail in Scandinavia.

Job Description

We are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Bristol Ground Engineering team to deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget.

Job Duties include:

Scoping, tendering, and supervision of ground investigations;

  • Data interpretation, parameter derivation, and design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks, and ground improvement;

  • Contribute or lead the production of desk study, interpretive, design reports, technical notes and input to specification and contract documentation;

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team interfacing directly with other Ground Engineering team members, other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

  • You will take responsibility for delivery of projects or parts of projects under guidance and will undertake the internal checking and review of work by other members of the Ground Engineering team. You will be involved in bidding for jobs and programme and budget control.

  • You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to staff;

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the industry with a demonstrable experience in the technical support of projects and be conversant with the standards that apply. We are looking for an ambitious team player with strong development skills who wishes to assist in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and demanding.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Civil Engineering although individuals with an Engineering Geology or similar background will be considered.

  • Ideally an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar.

  • Working toward Chartered status with the ICE, IOM3 or equivalent.

Additional Information

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10075784

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

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