Full Time

Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 2 days ago by Aecom
Sydney, AUS
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.

**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.

**Job Description**

Due to ongoing growth and some exciting project wins, AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Sydney office.

Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team has many long-term projects, which provide a solid workload. In addition to these are a variety of technical advisor, tender, and design and construction projects throughout Australia as well as globally.

You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a strong team of geotechnical engineers, pavement engineers and engineering geologists, of all levels. There is also the opportunity to be involved with projects from the earliest stages of planning, ground investigation, design, all the way through to construction and operational management phases.

Your experience will enable you to immediately contribute to the team. However, ongoing personal development is a major driver of the AECOM business. AECOM provides support and mentoring locally and from the greater ANZ business to ensure our staff develop the skills and experience necessary to meet and exceed our client’s expectations.

**The Role**

You will be involved with desk studies, ground investigations, factual and interpretive reporting, and geotechnical design. As part of this role you will be given the opportunity to travel and work on a range of assignments across Australia and New Zealand.

You will also assist in preparation of bids and proposals and attend meetings with contractors and clients, both external and internal and work on multi-disciplinary project design teams. Depending on your interest there is scope to become involved in the management of projects.


As a Geotechnical Engineer, you will be engaged, and excited by project delivery and the successful integration of varied specialist and multi-disciplinary stakeholders.

Ideally, you will have:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills (essential)

+ Solid field competencies (highly valued)

+ Confident with using specialist geotechnical software such as PLAXIS, SlopeW, gINT and the Rocscience suite.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

+ Knowledge of CAD and/or GIS would be an advantage

+ Willingness to travel for limited periods.

+ A current NSW driver’s license (or equivalent).

**Additional Information**

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:** J10075115

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** ANZ

**Career Area:** Engineering