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Geotechnical Project Engineer

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Orange California United States

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Project Engineer to be located in Orange, CA

AECOM’s West Region is actively seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Project Engineer to join the Orange, California Geo-Civil team. Our strong local presence in Southern California opens the doors to significant and interesting projects in the dams, water/waste water and power sectors. In this role there is opportunity to grow technical and non-technical skills alongside a team of seasoned professionals while being given ownership that will stretch your potential. 

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

  • Contribute to the design of regional dams. water/wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines, pump stations, levees, spillways, etc. 
  • Generate conceptual layouts/designs and perform calculations/analyses for channels, culverts, headwalls, detention ponds, operating ponds, spillways, rock drains, check dams, and haulage/access/circulation roads.
  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, quantity and cost estimates, and alternative assessments.
  • Coordinate and integrate civil design with results from geotechnical, structural, mechanical, and electrical designs.
  • Develop tangible engineering design skills through periodic field experience. This may include construction support (verification of design implementation, adherence to quality, contractor/owner engagement), site inspections, and geotechnical investigations. Also provide construction support from the office by adapting designs to field conditions.
  • Create engineering drawings and visual aids using AutoCAD Civil 3D or Bentley Microstation.
  • Participate actively in client meetings.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Civil Engineering + 5 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Strong technical progression within Civil Engineering and Design
  • EIT Certification is preferred 
  • Experience in dams is a plus
  • The ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Positive attitude and strong initiative to learn and excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.
  • Sponsorship is available for this role.
  • Occasional project site travel required (up to 20%)
  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $85,000 - $135,000. 
  • 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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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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