AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Sacramento, California

Business Line Water

Position Title Geotechnical Engineer

United States of America - California


Job Summary

The Geotechnical Engineering group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, motivated, talented Geotechnical Engineer for immediate employment in the Sacramento, California office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate knowledge of geology and how this applies to geotechnical theory and analysis procedures and will learn how these can impact the design and construction of large projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects locally as well as worldwide; the qualified applicant can look forward to projects involving subsurface soil, rock, and groundwater investigations, engineering analysis and design, and civil construction observation and monitoring. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

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

  • Planning, implementing and leading geotechnical projects including field investigation programs

  • Soil and rock logging of geotechnical explorations

  • Guiding staff engineers in performing material characterization, conducting seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses, and performing foundation and retaining wall design

  • Preparing geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Supporting project manager in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and technical review boards

  • Conducting field observations and site visits

  • Assisting project managers with geotechnical proposals

  • Ability to perform engineering calculations, data modeling and design

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's of Science in Geology, Civil Engineering or related

  • 5+ years of experience working on civil engineering infrastructure projects, with specific experience in GIS applications to geology and geotechnical engineering, including field exploration, borehole logging, field mapping, interpretation of subsurface data, development of geologic models and report generation

  • Professional Geologist/PE registration

  • Valid driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Geology/Geo-Sciences/Geotechnical Engineering

  • Knowledge of industry standard computer software related to geology and geotechnical engineering, such as: Excel, Word, gINT, GeoStudio, UTexas4, and AutoCAD and/or Civil3D.

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192405BR

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.