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Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer

Providence Rhode Island United States
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionAECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to be based in Providence, Rhode Island or Chelmsford, Massachusetts.This position is expected to begin in June 2024.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Plan and conduct geotechnical investigations and prepare Geotechnical Data Reports.Evaluate subsurface conditions and calculate bearing capacity and settlement for shallow foundations.Conduct seepage and stability analyses for dams, levees, tunnels, and natural and man-made slopes.Conduct finite element analysis for soil-structure interaction of excavation supports and tunnels using commercially available software.Design deep foundations for buildings, bridges, and major structures.Perform site specific ground motion time history analysis and evaluate seismic risk and liquefaction potential.Perform safety inspections for dams, floodwalls, and flood control levees.Assist with geotechnical characterization for tunneling projects, including data evaluation and preparing data summary plots and histogram.Assist with preparation of Geotechnical Baseline Reports and Geotechnical Design Memoranda for tunnel projects.Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering.Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering.Experience with Plaxis, Slope/W, and AutoCAD.Experience in the Water/Wastewater/Transportation Industry.Relevant intern and/or professional experience as a Geotechnical Engineer.Ability to work with a diverse team.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Detail-oriented and technical, yet experienced enough to see the big picture.Experienced, self-directed professional.Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines.Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment.Additional InformationRelocation assistance is not available for this position.We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.The selected candidate must be available to work in Providence, RI or Chelmsford, MA.Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (RI locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $85,000/yr.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, global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.About AECOMAECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have 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.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.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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.