AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, London - UK
AECOM UK & Ireland Ground Engineering Practice is expanding and has a Geotechnical Engineer level vacancy in London Aldgate. Both full time and part-time roles are available.
The Practice covers all elements of Ground Engineering serving a wide range of sectors including key specialisms.
The team provides one-stop access to services in feasibility studies, ground investigation, interpretation, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works. We currently have commissions of varying scale across all sectors, including projects such as Thames Tideway, HS2, Neom (Saudi Arabia), Hinkley Point C nuclear power station deep temporary excavations, Devonport 10 Dock and Lower Thames Crossing Ground Investigation.
We require ambitious team players with the technical and commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take day to day responsibility and leadership for delivery of projects and tasks, with a focus on ensuring technical quality, continuous improvement and adherence to delivering to budget and programme whilst working in a dynamic and diverse team.
Close support to our Senior and Principals in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.
Support practice development and innovation.
Active input to team and client meetings, being prepared to own decisions and put forward alternative ideas and concepts.
Help in preparing fee bids and proposals for internal and external clients.
Preparing and checking 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.
Performs standard scientific work requiring application of techniques and procedures.
Detects problems when using standardized procedures because of the condition of sample, difficulties with the equipment, etc.
Conducts specific phases of projects for more experienced engineers.
Proposes appropriate analytical methods and techniques. Assists in providing advice and consulting services within scope of scientific knowledge.
Draws conclusions and makes recommendations based on analysis.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Must have analytical skills and experience in the geotechnical design of earthworks and structures. Experience in numerical modelling using FE/FD analyses techniques is desirable, but not essential.
Works under general supervision.
Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.
Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.
Identifies discrepancies in results.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.
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.
A strong working knowledge of UK ground conditions and ground investigation practice.
Clean driving licence.
You will preferably have good knowledge of Network Rail and Highways England design and reporting processes.
Candidates should be willing to travel within the UK.
- BSc/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering with a bias towards geotechnics.
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. 251313BR
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.