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AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

With almost 50.000 employees in 150 countries, AECOM is a global network of design, engineering, construction and management professionals partnering with clients to imagine and deliver a better world. As a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, we unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives.

In Spain, our more than 600 employees, including architects, engineers, designers, planners and scientists, have helped shape the world around us, building a strong reputation based on our track record of providing technical excellence to our clients.

Our Spanish head office in Madrid provides multidisciplinary services from project conception to completion, enabling our public and private sector clients to maintain their competitiveness in global markets and reach their goals.

Job Description

Our Civil Engineering team is growing and we are looking to hire a new colleague, an Engineer interested in making his/her career at Tunnelling and Geotechnical field, working within a Geotechnical /Tunnel team for specific projects.

Some of the functions will be :

  • Processes geotechnical data for ground interpretation, geotechnical assessment and report preparation.

  • Geotechnical designs: excavations, retaining structures, earthworks, soil improvement/reinforcement, foundations, stability and settlement analysis…)

  • Geotechnical calculations, specifications and drawings.

  • Working in relationship with other geographies.


We are looking to hire a professional with a Bachelor or Master degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering and 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Positively valued experience at Tunnel engineering and/or Geotechnical engineering. International experience.

  • Experience in Nordics will be considered favorably.

  • Languages: English (Advanced).

  • Software: PLAXIS 2D/3D.GEOSLOPE, ROCSCIENCE, PHASE2, FINE(GEO5).RIDO, CYPE (Embedded retaining walls / Steel sheet pilings). AutoCAD, Excel, Presto.Codes / Standards: Spanish codes, AASHTO / ACI / ASTM, Eurocodes, SBC, Swedish standards.

Personal skills we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills (both speaking and writing).

  • Teamwork. Ability to work on technically demanding projects in different cultural environments.

  • Learning ability. Interest in achieving a high specialization in Geotechnics and/or Tunnelling.

  • Willingness to face different task, both technical and auxiliary.

  • Availability to travel and work for specific short and medium periods of time in other countries.

Additional Information

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.

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.

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.

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: J10073621

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering