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AECOM Geologist IV in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking candidates to become a Senior Engineering Geologist Consultant to support geotechnical, mining, and civil infrastructure projects in our Denver Office.

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.

Job Summary:

The qualified candidate shall have a minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in consulting with a strong background in geotechnical investigation practice. The ideal candidate will have a professional license registration as a geologist (PG) or certified engineering geologist (CEG) and demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary personnel directed towards solving complex site characterization problems. The position requires effective verbal skills to communicate with internal teams and clients. Written communication skills in the form of technical reports are a must. Additional experience preferred includes: leadership, task management, geotechnical analytical skills, geologic modeling and experience in geotechnical laboratory testing.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Maintaining long-term relationships with key clients by providing technical expertise, attending client meetings, managing client expectations, and leading project development pursuits.

  • Plan, budget and manage staff to execute surface and subsurface field geologic and geotechnical exploration;

  • Select and review geotechnical samples and, assign laboratory testing and supervise the preparation of investigation records;

  • Supervise and manage geologists to perform geologic field reconnaissance and mapping for the identification of geologic hazards and site characterization;

  • Provide direction on the design and installation of monitoring wells and geotechnical instrumentation (VWP’s, inclinometers, transducers, etc.);

  • Provide interpretation of site conditions including: geologic, geochemical, and geophysical data and write geotechnical and geologic reports and developing geologic models;

  • Conduct geologic research, and develop innovative ways to advance projects with the latest technologies;

  • Perform liaison activities with regulatory agencies (local, state, and federal agencies) on behalf of our clients;

  • Provide technical direction and oversight as well as mentoring and training to staff engineers and geologists;

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Engineering Geology or Geological Engineering (Master’s preferred)

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience

  • Willingness to travel to domestic and international locations for projects

  • Experience managing complex subsurface investigations including drilling, soil and rock classification and geotechnical instrumentation

  • Ability to manage multiple project tasks and meet deadlines with aggressive schedules efficiently while maintaining attention to detail and work product quality

  • Willingness to work in the field conducting physically rigorous field geologic data collection in a variety of extreme terrain and weather conditions;

  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills.

  • Professional Registration including PG, CEG, PE GE preferred

  • Broad experience with geotechnical projects including mining infrastructure, mine tailings and dams;

  • Client relationship skills with demonstrated track record

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • 50% project site travel required for this role.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $70,000 - $100,000.00 annual.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. 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.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

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.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Engineering - Geology

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267002BR

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.