Full Time

Senior Engineering Geologist

Posted 2 days ago by Aecom
Denver, CO
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**

Are you a passionate and experienced Geologist who wants to contribute to challenging and interesting projects that provide direct value to our communities? Do you have experience in the dam space and are looking to join a high performing team? With recurrent project wins and a strong pipeline of work, we are seeking a motivated **Senior Engineering Geologist** to join our **Denver** AECOM Dams Team.

The Denver Dams Team is a center of technical excellence and often wins work purely on the strength of its people and its great reputation. We offer a **great team culture** focused on participation and inclusion. We want our people to **grow and develop** through working together on exciting and complex projects.

By joining our team, you will get **mentoring and guidance** from our **industry leading experts** in the fields of geology, geotechnical, structural and dam design. You will also get the opportunity to work and collaborate with other professionals in the West (Oakland, San Diego).

Your role will involve:

+ Undertaking geotechnical investigations including:

+ Logging and characterizing the engineering properties of foundation and embankment materials,

+ Geological mapping and hazard mapping,

+ Overseeing laboratory testing programs, and

+ Data collation, geological characterization, analysis and reporting.

+ Field investigations may last 1-2 months (typically 10days on, 4days off) followed with an equal time of office based reporting and ongoing support to dam designers.

+ Collaborating with geotechnical and structural engineers to develop robust dam designs.

+ Assisting in the preparation of project documentation including reports, project communications, and design drawings and report figures that are of a high professional standard.

+ Assisting with proposals.

+ Performing geological mapping during construction of a dam foundation

+ Collaborating closely with Engineering Geologists in the Denver Mining Department.

Qualities in a qualified candidate:

You enjoy working in teams, and aspire to progress into advanced technical roles based on your specialist knowledge. You enjoy being accountable for your work and influential in the project’s performance. You enjoy developing and nurturing relationships within AECOM and the local industry, whether through project work, client initiatives or industry associations. You are positive, and see challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow. You are an active team member and are eager to take on new and different challenges.


Minimum Requirements:

+ BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

+ Valid US Drivers License required.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Good planning and organizational skills

+ Ability to conduct field work in a productive and safe manner

+ Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures

+ General design skills including construction materials selection and specification, slope stabilization works, foundation design for small structures

+ Ideally 5+ years of experience with performing drilling investigations on dams and levees

+ Good report writing skills including Design Memos for specific task outcomes, factual investigation reports, geotechnical interpretive reports, design reports

+ Analytical skills and knowledge of geological and geotechnical software (i.e., RocScience, Geo-Slope, gINT, Leapfrog, etc.)

+ Ideally, 7 – 12 years of experience as a Geologist/Engineering Geologist including investigations.

**Additional Information**

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

+ Relocation is available for this role.

+ Sponsorship is available for this position.

+ Up to 50% project travel may be required.

+ Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $75,000 – $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:** J10077177

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Science