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Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Edmonton Alberta Canada
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 over 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 a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Western Canada Remediation and Reclamation team in Edmonton, AB. This is a Full-time role. We are looking for candidates that have a can-do attitude, are enthusiastic, team-oriented professionals, with a strong technical background; a P.Eng designation is highly preferred and, field/project management experience is also an asset.  This position offers the opportunity to work on various civil/geotechnical engineering projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. In this role you will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical civil/geotechnical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients. This immediate need requires the applicant to have strong technical design as well as communication and organizational skills to manage projects and act as a technical resource for the team.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Working on a variety of small to large scale projects to support AECOM's business lines in transportation, rail, energy, mining, buildings, and water resources.Perform field investigation and inspection programs, collecting and analyzing field data and laboratory testing results, and detailed technical reporting on the programs.Assisting senior engineers and project managers with developing and managing project scopes, budgets, staffing and schedules.Engineering design and assessment of geotechnical systems involving foundation design, bearing capacity, slope stability and settlement analysis, soil improvement, and others.Perform construction supervision, field testing and monitoring, including engineering close-out and report.This description above is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or, responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Additional duties/responsibilities may be assigned or changed at any time.QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering with emphasis on Geotechnical Engineering.+4 years of related experience within the civil, geological or geotechnical engineering field.P.Eng in good standing with APEGA and/or EGBC.Valid and unrestricted driver's license.Preferred Qualifications:Masters' Degree in Geotechnical Engineering.+6 years of technical and field experience within the field of geotechnical engineering.Knowledge and experience with various geotechnical software, such as Geostudios, Ensoft (LPile, Shaft, Apile), etc.Construction oversight, QAQC, contract administration.Coordination of designs with drafting teams and/or personal proficiency with AutoCAD.Experience with project management.Proposal writing, job scoping, project plans.Highly developed written communication, time management and organizational skills.Demonstrated interpersonal skills; conduct yourself with integrity, 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 InformationSponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.#LI-MP1About 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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.