Full Time

Geotechnical Engineer (Water Resources)

Posted 7 days ago by Aecom
Sacramento, CA
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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Job Description**

**AECOM** is seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer based in our Sacramento, CA office to provide civil engineering and design services for large water infrastructure projects. This position will involve working with a multidisciplinary team of civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, environmental engineers, geologists and environmental scientists to plan, design, and construct large water infrastructure projects.

**About DCS—Water**

With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. https://aecom.com/markets/water/

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Oversee subsurface investigations including, test pits, drilling exploration boreholes and advancing CPTs at various sites throughout Pacific Northwest

+ Review and assign geotechnical samples for laboratory testing

+ Inspect/oversee construction activities to monitor progress and assess conformance to engineering plans, specifications and construction standards

+ Perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, earth retention, liquefaction, and shallow and deep foundations

+ Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and recommendations

+ Review regulations and standards necessary to conduct technical studies and carry out project design and permitting work

+ Prepare and/or peer review designs, specifications, and construction documents

+ Work with designers and drafting staff to develop conceptual and as-built drawings

+ Assemble and document geotechnical data using software that includes Excel, Word, gINT, AutoCAD

+ Apply QA/QC requirements to your own work and work of the project team

+ Clearly communicate with staff and with clients

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ BA/BS and 2+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Engineer in Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE).

+ Experience in the planning, design, and construction of water resources projects including pump stations, dams, levees, flood control facilities, pipelines, cutoff walls, and earthmoving projects.

+ Experience with AutoCAD and/or Civil3D

+ Familiarity with geotechnical analysis software, such as SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, L-Pile

**Additional Information**

+ Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation in Sacramento, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $70,000 – $110,000.

+ AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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:** J10072610

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Engineering