Full Time

Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 2 days ago by Aecom
Murray, UT
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Company Description**

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

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our geotechnical engineering group in our Murray, Utah office. This position is expected to begin in December 2023.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Execute assignments with a critical eye while applying standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities. Perform geotechnical calculations and analyses, including slope stability, seepage, settlement, shallow and deep foundation load resistance, retaining wall stability, and seismic design parameter development. Conduct field explorations, collect samples, analyze data and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing. Work under the supervision of a project manager, senior team member, or engineer. Build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical engineering, Engineering Geology, or Geological Engineering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree (MS or PhD) focused on Geotechnical Engineering. Engineer-in-training (EIT) or successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. Valid driving license and clean driving record. Experience conducting field explorations. Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, and geologists. Familiarity working in the following programs: gINT, Visual Basic, SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, Settle3, UTEXAS, AutoCAD, WEAP. Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills. Proficiency working with Excel and Word.

Additional Information: This position does not offer sponsorship. Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

**Additional Information**

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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:** J10071669

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Engineering