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AECOM Geotechnical Manager/Discipline Lead in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Summary

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Manager to join our growing team in Winnipeg, MB.

This position is a full time role and is expected to begin in October 2022.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description:

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

  • Serving as department manager and senior geotechnical project manager.

  • Provide mentorship and development for geotechnical team members.

  • Overall responsibility for project delivery of the Winnipeg geotechnical team.

  • Actively participate in business development activities by identifying opportunities, supporting proposal efforts, and developing winning strategies.

  • Provide technical expertise in support of on-going and new AECOM geotechnical projects.

  • Work with other senior level staff to provide services for current and prospective clients, and actively participate in local and regional collaborative opportunities.

  • Maintain positive working relationships with client contacts, suppliers, contractors, engineering consultants and external agencies.

  • Conduct technical reviews and complete analysis and design components for geotechnical projects related to highway, railway, utility, building structures, energy, mining, and other civil infrastructure and municipal projects.

  • Monitoring and ensuring sufficient workload.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field.

  • 10+ years of geotechnical experience.

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Manitoba and Saskatchewan or eligibility to register.

  • Previous leadership and people management experience in Canada.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering.

  • 15+ years of geotechnical experience.

  • Proven track record in developing and sustaining client relationships in the Manitoba market.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours under a variety of conditions.

  • Strong demonstrated experience in site investigations, site characterization, heavy foundations, seismic assessment, earth retaining structures and construction support from tendering to inspections.

  • Experience in implementing design quality assurance and quality control activities.

  • Strong capability for proposal and report writing, specifications development, and project management.

  • Extensive experience in geotechnical evaluation and assessment for complex geotechnical issues including provision of recommendations.

  • Solid experience in foundation design and construction in difficult soils, slope instability, pile driving, aquifer depressurization, excavation and dewatering planning, construction inspection and performance monitoring.

  • Familiar with local soil conditions across the Prairies and specific engineering requirements for northern Manitoba.

  • Strong experience in geotechnical design and assessment of bridges, roads, highways, rail works, dams, dykes, culverts, river banks, embankment, MSE walls, underground structures, retaining walls, landfills, PDA testing, tunnels and shoring design.

  • Solid experience of modeling geotechnical problems using finite element software (PLAXIS 2D).

  • Strong background in trenchless design, modeling and construction.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273674BR

Virtual: 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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