AECOM Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer in Murray, Utah
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AECOM is actively seeking a motivated, entry-level Geotechnical Engineer for employment in our Salt Lake City, UT office. AECOM is searching for candidates with a positive, professional, and client focused mindset, who strive to produce designs supported by accurate analyses and sound geotechnical principles. Candidates will have strong technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work productively while being mentored by senior and mid-level geotechnical professionals. This position includes opportunities for collaboration and independent activity, while working with other engineers on a variety of projects across the region to foster your professional growth and technical excellence.
AECOM offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and is invested in the well-being and professional development of its employees.
Work under supervision of project managers and senior-level team members.
Provide geotechnical engineering and design support for highways, mining facilities, dams and levees, buildings, and other projects as needed.
Conduct field exploration, collect samples, and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing.
Prepare calculations and develop drawings and figures.
Perform geotechnical analyses using computer programs, including Excel, gINT, GeoStudio (SEEP/W, SLOPE/W), UTEXAS, Settle3, AutoCAD/Civil 3D, and Visual Basic
Prepare engineering reports, plans and specifications.
Build trust in relationships with clients and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, from an ABET-accredited university, with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
Master’s degree focused on Geotechnical Engineering
1-2 years of experience, including field experience with geotechnical drilling and sampling, and cone penetration test soundings
Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of geologists and civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers
Familiarity working in geotechnical software, including Excel, gINT, GeoStudio (SEEP/W, SLOPE/W), UTEXAS, Settle3, AutoCAD/Civil 3D, and Visual Basic
Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills
Proficiency working in Excel and Word
Relocation not available for this position.
Sponsorship may be available for this role.
Regular project site travel required. (up to 25%)
Offered rate of compensation (Utah locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $65,000-$80,000.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.
Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity
You will have 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.
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.
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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: On-Site