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AECOM Senior Project Geotechnical Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer IV to be based in Phoenix, Arizona or Tucson, Arizona.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team. Analyzes complex technical issues and guides solutions to challenging issues within a team within their function, business unit or technical discipline, using standard operating procedures/methodologies as a basis and defining new procedures and methods as needed

  • Leads proposal efforts for geotechnical engineering services including scope, schedule and budget.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Mentoring and technical development of Geotechnical staff. Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Develops the Engineers cost estimates for projects.

  • Project Manager for Geotechnical projects or Geotechnical component of large projects – in charge of tracking scope, schedule and budget

  • Business development for new and existing clients


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Geotechnical/Geological Engineering

  • 6+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • PE license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology preferred.

  • 12+ years of related experience in Geotechnical Engineering projects.

  • Solid understanding of performing and managing field work

  • Ability to manage projects within budget, scope & schedule as well as effectively managing engineering staff as assigned.

  • The ability to work well within a team

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Occasional site travel required as needed.

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: J10080782

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site