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AECOM Senior Geotechnical engineer in Madrid, Spain

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a senior geotechnical engineer.

Main tasks:

  • Working within a Geotechnical /Tunnel team for a specific Project.

  • Tunnel (TBM, NATM, constructive methods, design, drawings, specifications…) and retaining structures design (calculations, specifications, drawings...)

  • Geotechnical designs (excavations, earthworks, soil improvement/reinforcement, foundations, retaining walls…)

  • Geotechnical investigation reports (geotechnical characterization, geotechnical assessment…)

  • Geotechnical specifications and drawings.

  • Engineer interested in making his/her career at Tunnelling and Geotechnical field.

  • Working in relationship with other geographies.

  • Team leadership.

  • Technical leadership.

Minimum Requirements

  • More than 10 years of experience.

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

  • International experience.


  • PLAXIS 2D/3D.


  • RIDO, CYPE (Embedded retaining walls / Steel sheet pilings).

  • AutoCAD, Excel, Presto.

  • Codes / Standards: Spanish codes, AASHTO / ACI / ASTM, Eurocodes, SBC, Swedish standards.

  • Languages: English (Advanced).

REQUISITOS (Habilidades personales)

  • 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.

  • Team leadership.

  • Assuming responsibilities.

  • Willingness to face different tasks.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Civil or Mining Engineer

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. 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.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

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.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Spain

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267723BR

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.