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AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer as part of the Dams and Reservoirs group.

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Summary:

  • Be a part of the Dams and Reservoirs group at AECOM, evaluating existing dams, and supporting design of new dams.

  • Conduct geotechnical field explorations, construction observation, collect geotechnical samples, reporting of daily field operations, review of geotechnical data, select geotechnical samples for laboratory testing, and prepare laboratory testing assignment.

  • Develop material properties for soil and rock and perform geotechnical evaluations including liquefaction triggering, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, and filter compatibility.

  • Prepare calculation packages and draft portions of technical reports.

  • Coordinate and integrate the results of geotechnical evaluations into civil design through collaboration with other geotechnical, hydrology & hydraulics, and structural engineers.

  • Develop tangible engineering design skills through field experience. This may include construction support (verification of design implementation, adherence to quality, contractor/owner engagement), site inspections, and Geotechnical investigations. Also provide construction support from the office by adapting designs to field conditions.

  • Recognize potential opportunities for additional work within an existing project or for an existing client.

  • Engage in regional projects with other offices and disciplines.

  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • Execute project assignments while utilizing critical thinking, engineering procedures to carry out project tasks.

  • Candidate will have an opportunity to be involved in the construction of in-house designs, which will build on existing client relationships and lead to future projects.

  • Use computer programs including GeoStudio, UTEXAS, FLAC, and MathCAD for geotechnical analyses.

  • Prepare Project Work Plans and Health and Safety Plans.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Geotechnical/Geological Engineering

  • 2+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology preferred.

  • 4+ years of related experience in Geotechnical Engineering projects.

  • Ability to obtain PE license

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.

  • Experience using geotechnical software.

  • Solid understanding of field work.

  • The ability to work well within a team.

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Project site travel required for this role as needed. (up to 30%)

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $62,000 - $90,000.

  • 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.

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: J10075207

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

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