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AECOM Geotechnical Engineer - Tailings Dams in Phoenix, Arizona

United States of America - Colorado, Denver

Job Summary

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Principal Geotechnical Leader and Professional Engineer for immediate employment. The position can be located in the AECOM Greenwood Village, CO, Salt Lake City, UT or Tucson, AZ office.

The successful candidate will lead the Mining and Water design teams to complete a variety of tailings dam design, analysis, and construction for all phases of the mine life cycles and will serve as Engineer-of-Record. This includes geotechnical investigation, foundation design, design and assessment of mine waste management (including traditional and alternative deposition technologies) and water management facilities, hazard and risk assessments, monitoring and instrumentation, mine planning and financial evaluations, construction management and quality assurance, specialist and expert opinions for technical related issues in the US and internationally. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with a variety of exciting and challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in a large, complex project or several moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impact

  • Resolves complex issues

  • Provide direction to and mentoring to other technical staff in completing project tasks

  • Performs independent technical reviews of engineering reports and designs

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery

  • Competent to serve as Engineer-of-Record on design and design-build projects

  • May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including a subcontractor(s)

  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering project, focusing on the unique or controversial problems

  • Regularly develop and evaluate project plans

  • Provide advice and consultation to client on engineering matters, including compliance with government laws and regulations

  • Work with clients to provide long-term solutions

  • Project leadership in the areas of design, analysis, and construction on various Tailings Dams and Mining projects

  • Develop project proposals and work with business leader on overall strategy to grow Mining practice

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 15+ years of TAILINGS DAMS and MINING experience

  • Professional Engineering License required

  • Must have strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering

  • Experience in technical leadership within the area of geotechnical involvement for mining projects including full life cycle for tailings management and dam design

  • Experience with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, deformation analysis and site closure design and construction

  • Ability to travel and work with the design team in Denver (if not located here) and to travel to client sites in the US and internationally

  • Must have experience in client service and business development

  • Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing work on mining infrastructure projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 20+ years of progressive experience within the field

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 - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 214303BR

Additional Locations US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - Salt Lake City, UT - 756 East Winchester Street

Clearance Required 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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