AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Cumbria Westlakes, United Kingdom
AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we should be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you.
Job Duties include:
Close support to our Technical Directors and Associates in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.
On the job mentoring of junior staff, supporting them to achieve chartered status.
Support practice development and innovation.
Active input to team and client meetings, being prepared to own decisions and put forward alternative ideas and concepts.
Prepare fee bids and proposals for internal and external clients.
Preparing, checking and reviewing a wide range of technical reports including Desk Studies, Interpretative reports, specifications, construction drawings and Design reports.
Ensure rigorous adherence to AECOMs industry leading quality assurance programme.
The value of diversity and inclusion is readily apparent in creating a collaborative, supportive working environment and in delivering innovative, contextually appropriate projects.
It is very important to both what we do and the way we do it. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. The important thing for us is that you can demonstrate that you can effectively fulfil the needs of the role. If you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the role, but there are other factors that are making you hesitant in applying, we would still like to hear from you and see if we can work together to overcome any challenges.
Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports and documents.
A wide range of experience, knowledge and skills in geotechnical engineering and/or engineering geology.
A strong working knowledge of UK ground conditions and ground investigation practice.
Geotechnical Engineer candidates must have strong analytical skills and in-depth experience in the geotechnical design of earthworks and structures. Experience in numerical modelling using PLAXIS and similar software is desirable, but not essential.
Engineering Geology candidates will be familiar with software such as gINT or Holebase; experience in using packages such as Leapfrog would be advantageous.
You will preferably have good knowledge of Network Rail and Highways England design and reporting processes.
Clean driving licence.
Candidates should be willing to travel within the UK.
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.
Chartered Geologist or Engineer status is highly desirable, for the Engineer level role you must be actively progressing towards chartership, and for the Senior level role you must be on track to achieve this within the next 6 to 12 months.
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. 255536BR
Additional Locations UK - Cumbria Westlakes, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - Nottingham Regan Way, UK - Warrington - Birchwood Park
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.