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Geotechnical EIT

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Calgary Alberta Canada

Company Description

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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 Description

AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer In-Training to work in our Calgary office.  The successful candidate will join our group of geotechnical engineers in Western Canada and will receive mentorship and training from our experienced team of professional engineers, engineers-in-trainings and technologists. This is a Full-time role.

Key Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out geotechnical investigations including monitoring drilling of testholes and excavation of testpits, logging soils, collecting soil samples, preparing laboratory work orders and preparing soil logs using gINT.
  • Performing subgrade inspections for foundations and other structures, witnessing proof rolls, instrumentation installation and monitoring, and monitoring installation of piles including driven steel piles and cast-in-place concrete piles.
  • Coordinating with contractors, performing utility locates, obtaining permits required prior to drilling.
  • Preparing safe work plans.
  • Preparing inspection reports and geotechnical reports under the direction and supervision of intermediate to senior geotechnical engineers.
  • Coordinating with Geotechnical Engineers and Project Managers to complete assigned work in a timely and safe manner.
  • Working overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Promoting AECOM’s health and safety culture, client relations, training and mentoring of more junior staff, equipment and resources maintenance and management, and other related duties will be expected.
  • Performing work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.
  • Communicating effectively with others within the team and with internal and external clients.
  • Travelling to work is expected within Western Canada (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon) and is a requirement for this role.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in geotechnical, geological or civil engineering from an accredited post-secondary institution;
  • Current registration or eligible for registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT).
  • 2 years of experience since graduation in providing practical geological/geotechnical engineering services in transportation, civil/municipal, land development, buildings and mining sectors.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Experience in geotechnical modeling software such as PLAXIS, WEAP, LPILE, GeoStudio, etc.
  • Highly developed written communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, work within multi-disciplined teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Have a high level of initiative and enthusiasm for getting things done.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; excellent knowledge of Excel and Word.

Additional Information

About AECOM

AECOM 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 aecom.com 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.

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