AECOM Dams Engineer - Geotechnical in Melbourne, Australia

Business Line Water

Position Title Dams Engineer - Geotechnical

Australia - Victoria


Job Summary

Our growing Water business is looking for a Geotechnical Dams Engineer to join our team in Melbourne and to be a part of the broader Australian Dams Engineering. The role includes participation in a broad range of dam engineering design projects, specifically geotechnical investigations and embankment dam engineering, from concept development through to detailed design and construction support.

Experience in geotechnical investigation, engineering analysis and design of embankment dams is preferred but not essential. Typical dam engineering projects see you investigating and completing condition assessment of existing dams.

In this role you will be conducting dam safety reviews and risk assessments, scoping and undertaking geotechnical investigations, including interpretation of foundation conditions and characterising the engineering properties of foundation and construction material as well as completing concept design development for embankment dams (water storage), including tailings dams.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing project documentation including reports, project communications, and design drawings and report figures with guidance from more senior staff in the Dams Team.

  • Preparation and delivery of targeted investigation programs including being part of field

  • Providing input into project management tasks such as progress reports for clients

  • Assisting with the preparation of water engineering sector proposals and tenders

  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clients

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in geotechnical engineering (Essential)

  • Analytical experience including stability, settlement and deformation analysis

  • Design skills including options development and evaluation and embankment design (upgrade or new dams)

  • Basic to intermediate level knowledge of geotechnical software (i.e., Slope/W, Seep/W, gINT, etc.)

  • A degree in Engineering with emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering (Essential)

  • A drivers licence is essential for this role. (Essential)

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187418BR

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.