AECOM Technical Leader II in Greenwood Village, Colorado

United States of America - Colorado, Greenwood Village

Job Summary

AECOM is one of the largest, global, fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services firms with the capabilities to support the full project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering; a broad range of science and technical services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. Our business lines encompass private sector (mining, oil and gas, power, pipeline, commercial-industrial, manufacturing, and chemical-Pharmaceutical); infrastructure (surface transportation, rail and mass transit, aviation, ports and harbors, and water resources, treatment, and distribution); and federal programs.

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Principal Geotechnical Leader and Professional Engineer for immediate employment. The position can be located in the AECOM Greenwood Village, CO, Salt Lake City, UT or Tucson, AZ office. The successful candidate will lead the Mining and Water design teams to complete a variety of tailings dam design, analysis, and construction for all phases of the mine life cycles and will serve as Engineer-of-Record. This includes geotechnical investigation, foundation design, design and assessment of mine waste management (including traditional and alternative deposition technologies) and water management facilities, hazard and risk assessments, monitoring and instrumentation, mine planning and financial evaluations, construction management and quality assurance, specialist and expert opinions for technical related issues in the US and internationally. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with a variety of exciting and challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in a large, complex project or several moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impact

  • Resolves complex issues

  • Provide direction to and mentoring to other technical staff in completing project tasks

  • Performs independent technical reviews of engineering reports and designs

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery

  • Competent to serve as Engineer-of-Record on design and design-build projects

  • May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including a subcontractor(s)

  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering project, focusing on the unique or controversial problems

  • Regularly develop and evaluate project plans

  • Provide advice and consultation to client on engineering matters, including compliance with government laws and regulations

  • Work with clients to provide long-term solutions

  • Project leadership in the areas of design, analysis, and construction on various Tailings Dams and Mining projects

  • Develop project proposals and work with business leader on overall strategy to grow Mining practice

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 15+ years of railings, dams and mining experience including project management experience

  • Professional Engineering License required

  • Must have strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

  • Experience in technical leadership within the area of geotechnical involvement for mining projects including full life cycle for tailings management and dam design

  • Experience with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, deformation analysis and site closure design and construction

  • Experience managing and working with a multi-discipline team

  • Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to travel and work with the design team in Denver (if not located here) and to travel to client sites in the US and internationally

  • Must have experience in client service and business development

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing work on mining infrastructure projects

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 20+ years of progressive experience within the field

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 Sciences

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200579BR

Additional Locations US - Salt Lake City, UT - 5272 S. College Drive, US - Tucson, AZ - 333 East Wetmore

Clearance Required 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.