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Project Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Phoenix Arizona 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 DescriptionThe GeoCivil team of AECOM is actively seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to be located in one of the Arizona offices, Phoenix or Tucson. The GeoCivil team works on technically challenging projects locally, nationally, and internationally. Our team brings together the skills of project managers, civil engineers, H&H engineers, geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, and environmental and planning specialists to provide integrated, sustainable and cost-effective solutions to our client needs. Projects include flood risk reduction systems, dams, levees, mining, tunnels, transportation, and power. You will work alongside our project managers throughout the project design and delivery cycle, making technical decisions in various design stages of the projects to include carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs, and preparing reports and technical specifications. You may be asked to mentor junior staff which will call for excellent leadership and communication skills. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Participate in field assignments that will include soil and rock borings, test pits, CPT soundings, geophysical testing; geotechnical instrumentation design and construction; and inspection of the construction of geotechnical features like retaining walls, foundations, dams, levees, slopes and tunnels.Have the opportunity to travel to and work in locations both within the USA and around the world.Mentor and train junior geotechnical engineers.Design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, ground improvement, flood risk reduction structures, embankments and cut slopes, and tunnels.Develop geotechnical design parameters based on laboratory data results.Prepare and review Geotechnical Reports, Alternative Analysis Reports, etc.Use computer programs including GeoStudio, LPILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Plaxis, Settle3, and MathCAD for geotechnical analyses.Review design plans and specifications and for compliance with geotechnical recommendations and communicate with multiple disciplines and provide design improvement recommendations.Have the opportunity to meet with clients and participate in proposals.QualificationsMinimum Requirements :Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or educationDriver's license requiredPreferred Qualifications :Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology preferred.7+ years of related experience in Geotechnical Engineering projects.Arizona PE license or ability to obtain Arizona PE license within 6 monthsSolid understanding of performing and managing field workProject management experienceThe ability to work well within a teamStrong proficiency with Microsoft Office toolsExperience using geotechnical software.Additional InformationRelocation is available for this position.Sponsorship is not available for this position.Project site travel required for this role as needed.  (up to 30%) Offered rate of compensation (Arizona locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $80,000-$110,000.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.#LI-EM1About 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.