Full Time

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Murray, UT
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 is actively seeking a highly-motivated Geotechnical Engineer or Geological Engineer with 10 to 15 years of experience for employment in the Salt Lake City, UT office. AECOM is searching for candidates with strong technical and interpersonal skills to be a client-focused, impactful and decisive role-model with the ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively. This position will involve working with geotechnical engineers and other engineers on a variety of highway, transit, pipeline, and infrastructure projects.

AECOM is an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients throughout the world. AECOM offers significant growth potential for motivated individuals. Individual development can occur in the areas of engineering, engineering leadership, project management, client account management, marketing leadership, and business operations management. Potential candidates can aspire to be a key player on exciting projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Provide geotechnical engineering and design support for dams, levees, tailing, highways, transit, mines, buildings, and other projects

+ Plan and mentor mid-level engineers in the planning of complex field explorations, review exploration logs, evaluate exploration data and review laboratory testing plans to ensure the testing plans meet project objectives.

+ Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and figures. Mentor and guide mid-level and junior staff to use appropriate analyses methods and the selection of representative and appropriate engineering parameters.

+ Prepare engineering reports, plans, and specifications.

+ Work with multi-disciplinary teams to convey important geotechnical comments and understand the overall project objectives. Achieve the overall project objectives.

+ Perform assignments requiring application of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks.

+ Exercise judgment to develop design parameters and develop design details and select and adapt engineering design alternatives

+ Support business development activities with new and existing transportation, mining, power, dams, and municipal clients

+ Work within contract, schedule, and budget constraints

+ Provide training, guidance and supervision to mid-level and junior staff

+ Build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues

+ Position for future projects with new and existing clients.

+ Prepare detailed scopes of work and fee estimates.

**Qualifications**

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical engineering, Engineering Geology, or related field.

+ Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Utah.

+ 10+ years of geotechnical engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience writing geotechnical engineering proposals and managing engineering projects.

+ Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills.

+ Proficiency working with Excel and Word.

+ Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of civil & geotechnical engineers, and geologists.

+ Experience logging soil borings, performing geotechnical analyses, and writing geotechnical reports.

+ Experience with complex design build and P3 transportation projects

+ Master’s degree in Geotechnical engineering or related field.

+ Working knowledge of the following programs: AutoCAD/Civil 3D, gINT, VisualBasic, SlopeW, SeepW, Slide, Settle3D, UTexas, WEAP.

+ Experience on water, mining, and dams projects.

**Additional Information**

+ Relocation is available for this position.

+ Sponsorship is available for this role.

+ Occasional site travel may be required.

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:** J10076749

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Engineering