Full Time

Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Croydon, GBR
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Company 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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Job Description**

AECOM UK & Ireland Ground Engineering Practice is expanding and has a Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist level vacancy in Croydon. Both full-time and part-time roles are available.

The Practice covers all elements of Ground Engineering serving a wide range of sectors including key specialisms. The team provides one-stop access to services in feasibility studies, ground investigation, interpretation, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works. We currently have commissions of varying scale across all sectors, including projects such as Thames Tideway, HS2, Neom (Saudi Arabia), Hinkley Point C nuclear power station deep temporary excavations, Devonport 10 Dock and Lower Thames Crossing Ground Investigation.

We require ambitious team players with the technical and commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take day to day responsibility and leadership for delivery of projects and tasks, with a focus on ensuring technical quality, continuous improvement and adherence to delivering to budget and programme whilst working in a dynamic and diverse team.

Job Duties:

Close support to our Associates and Principals in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction;

Scoping, tendering and supervision of ground investigations;

Data interpretation, parameter derivation and design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;

Lead the production of desk study, interpretive, design reports, technical notes and input to specification and contract documentation;

Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team interfacing directly with other ground engineering team members, other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

Take responsibility for delivery of small projects or parts of projects under senior guidance and will assist in the internal checking and review of work by other members of the geotechnical team. In due course, you will become involved in bidding for jobs and programme and budget control.

You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to junior staff, if and when required;

Be aware of and understand the AECOM Project Management procedures, their importance and their application to projects, including monthly progress and budget reviews of projects;

Carry out regular design reviews in accordance with the company Quality Management System. Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests

.Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

Identifies discrepancies in results.

Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

**Qualifications**

+ BSc/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering with a bias towards geotechnics (Geotechnical Engineer candidates).

+ BSc/MSc in Geology, Engineering Geology or Earth Science (Engineering Geologist Candidates)

**Additional Information**

**Your benefits will include:**

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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:** J10041690

**Business Line:** Transportation

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** Europe & India

**Career Area:** Engineering