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Job Information

AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM UK & Ireland Ground Engineering Practice is expanding and has a Senior 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. The positions will suit those who can work with a high degree of independence with a track record in delivery, prepare fee proposals for external and internal clients and through to leading the input to projects from desk study/feasibility through ground investigation and interpretation.

Job Duties:

  • Close support to our Associates and Principals in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction;

  • Scoping, tendering and supervision of ground investigations;

  • Data interpretation, parameter derivation and design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;

  • Lead the production of desk study, interpretive, design reports, technical notes and input to specification and contract documentation;

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team interfacing directly with other ground engineering team members, other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

  • Take responsibility for delivery of small projects or parts of projects under senior guidance and will assist in the internal checking and review of work by other members of the geotechnical team. In due course, you will become involved in bidding for jobs and programme and budget control.

  • You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to junior staff, if and when required;

  • Be aware of and understand the AECOM Project Management procedures, their importance and their application to projects, including monthly progress and budget reviews of projects;

  • Carry out regular design reviews in accordance with the company Quality Management System:

  • On the job mentoring of junior staff, supporting them to develop and achieve chartered status.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering with a bias towards geotechnics.

  • MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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. 251309BR

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.

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