AECOM Project Geotechnical Engineer III in Virginia Beach, Virginia
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The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a proactive Project Geotechnical Engineer. This position is located in our Virginia Beach, VA office. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
Performing and managing small to medium-sized geotechnical projects and working closely with other disciplines to meet the project needs under the supervision of senior engineers
Mentoring younger engineers
Planning and oversight of subsurface investigation programs.
Adhere to AECOM safety culture and maintain a safe work environment
Assigning, reviewing, and performing statistical analysis on the results of the geotechnical laboratory testing
Performing and reviewing design calculations for pavements, shallow and deep foundations, tunnel components, retaining walls, temporary and permanent support of excavation
Perform and peer review settlement analyses, ground improvement analyses, slope stability analyses, seepage analyses,
Working with the geophysics group to manage combined subsurface exploration programs
Prepare engineering reports and memoranda
Working in multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists with effective collaboration.
Performing construction oversight
Reviewing design reports and calculations performed by other firms and providing detailed review comments.
Reviewing construction submittals and providing detailed review comments.
Finding opportunities to bring innovation to the operations using data science, data analytics, and artificial intelligence.
Participating in local professional events to represent AECOM
Travel for projects domestically and internationally for one week to a month at a time.
BA/BS Degree + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience with pavement design, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability
Experience with AutoCAD, gINT, MathCAD, Geostudio, and other geotechnical analysis software
A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated professional experience in the field and office.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally for 2 to 4 weeks at a time.
Ability to work in inclement weather
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required
Valid U.S. Driver's license and as a condition of employment, able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records Review.) Preferred Skills/Experience:
Knowledge of geology within the tidewater area of Virginia
Thorough understanding of the concepts of soil mechanics and foundation engineering
Prior experience working on projects for the US Army Crops of Engineers, NAVFAC.
Experience in monitoring general geotechnical construction
Possess active or ability to obtain a security clearance
Demonstrated hands-on experience in conducting large-scale subsurface investigations using various drilling methodologies.
Experience with geotechnical laboratory testing.
Experience with installation and monitoring of instrumentation
Experience with technical report writing
Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skill
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is available for this role.
This position requires travel
Exempt Position: The offered rate of compensation (VA locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $120,000.
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Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: On-Site