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AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Yellowknife office. This is an opportunity to work with AECOM’s world-class engineers and scientists on civil and geotechnical engineering projects in the arctic regions and to support AECOM’s ongoing projects at the Giant Mine Remediation Project. You will be involved from the initial site investigations, conceptual designs to construction supervision, monitoring and reporting. This opportunity will also include working on challenging projects that includes working with AECOM’s water, transportation and remediation business lines.

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

  • Plan, direct, and supervise all operations related to geotechnical investigations

  • Developing sound technical solutions to assist in the design and evaluation of geotechnical applications

  • Preparing technical letters, memorandums and reports and collaborate with senior staff on proposal development

  • Communicating with clients, co-workers, subcontractors and sub-consultants

  • Collecting and analyzing geotechnical field data and laboratory testing results

  • Preparing geotechnical evaluation reports and recommendations

  • Participating in design of civil earthwork structures and development of tendering and construction specifications

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.

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

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering with a preference for a Master’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in geotechnical and/ or geological engineering

  • Professional Engineering License required in the NWT

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Travel will be required in this position within Canada’s northern territories (candidates must be prepared to undertake field assignments possibly lasting up to three to four weeks at a time)

  • May be required to lift heavy objects, such as a nuclear densometer

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant arctic engineering and permafrost engineering experience

  • Experience in foundation engineering in arctic regions

  • Experience with engineering design software (i.e., LPILE, Geostudios, Roc Science, Plaxis) will be an advantage

  • Experience or aptitude for proposal writing, client development, working in a team setting to meet timelines and other skills appropriate to consulting

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment

  • Strong all-round academic knowledge of geotechnical and/or geological engineering

  • Experience in geotechnical reconnaissance and site characterization is essential

  • Proven capabilities in planning and supervising geotechnical investigations and in writing reports and technical communications

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

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. 263726BR

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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