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Geotechnical Engineer - Drilling & Grouting

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Denver Colorado 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 currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer with experience as a drilling and grouting engineer to join the Dams and Reservoirs group in Denver, Colorado. The qualified candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in consulting with a strong background in dam foundation treatment, grout curtain design and construction, field investigations and construction oversight. The primary role will be to support the group as a drilling and grouting engineer with a secondary focus on geotechnical engineering for design and construction of dams.Responsibilities:Demonstrated experience and knowledge of foundation grouting for concrete and embankment dam foundationsDevelop plans and specifications for dam foundation grouting designs, provide recommendations and collaborate with multiple engineering disciplinesExperience in design, management and oversight of consolidation grouting, contact grouting, curtain grouting, mix design, and grout QC testingPreparation and development of Geotechnical Work Plans, Geotechnical Data Reports, etc.Conduct geotechnical field explorations that may include soil and rock borings, packer testing, test pits, CPT soundings, geophysical testing; geotechnical instrumentation design and construction; dam safety inspections; inspection for the construction of dams; collection of geotechnical samples, review of geotechnical data, and laboratory testing assignmentsDevelop geotechnical design parameters based on laboratory data resultsDevelop material properties for soil and rock, and perform geotechnical evaluations that may include liquefaction triggering, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, and filter compatibilityMay lead one or more teams in the delivery of work efforts that are often complexMentor and train junior geotechnical engineersHave the opportunity to meet with clients and participate in proposal effortsHave the opportunity to travel to and work in locations both within the USA and around the worldQualificationsMinimum Requirements:Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Geology or Geological Engineering6+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or educationPE license requiredValid driver’s license requiredPreferred Qualifications:Master's of Science degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering10+ years of related experience in Geotechnical Engineering projectsGrout curtain and dam foundation treatment experienceColorado PE license or ability to obtain Colorado PE license within 6 monthsExperience using geotechnical and geologic software (e.g., GeoStudio, Leapfrog, Rocscience, RockWorks, gINT)Ability to manage projects within budget, scope & schedule as well as effectively managing engineering staff as assigned.The ability to work well within a teamAdditional InformationRelocation is available for this position.AECOM is 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.Project site travel required for this role as needed (up to 30%)Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $90,000 - $125,000.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.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 $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.