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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM
Full-time
Remote

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Dams: With a proud history spanning over 85 years and thousands of successful projects, our expertise in dam and reservoir engineering is unmatched. From feasibility studies to design, construction, and maintenance, we cover every aspect of the process, ensuring the longevity and safety of critical water infrastructure. As part of our team, you'll contribute to our legacy, bringing innovative solutions to life and making a meaningful impact on global water resources.

Wastewater: We specialize in advanced wastewater treatment solutions, offering everything from primary treatments to complex, advanced systems, including enhanced nutrient removal and advanced biosolids processes. Our focus on energy efficiency not only lowers costs but also improves services for our clients. Join us in delivering sustainable wastewater management, integrating your innovative ideas into projects that make an impact.

Water Treatment: As the global community is faced with securing sustainable and safe drinking water, AECOM stands at the forefront of innovating water treatment solutions that are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective. Our water team is equipped with the expertise to tackle these intricate challenges head-on. From planning and pilot testing to conceptual and final design, through to construction, start-up, and commissioning, we offer comprehensive source-to-tap solutions. Join us in addressing some of the most pressing water supply and treatment issues facing our communities today. Your contribution will help deliver essential water solutions that support both current and future generations.

Mining: Leveraging over a century of expertise in the mining sector, AECOM has established itself as a leader in the planning, design, construction, and operation of mining and mineral processing facilities worldwide. AECOM's approach combines innovation, efficiency, global reach, and collaboration to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients, communities, and stakeholders. Join our team and be part of a legacy that shapes the future of mining, benefiting economies and ecosystems worldwide.

Surface water: AECOM is on the forefront of addressing critical water challenges with durable and meaningful solutions. Our work enhances flood and coastal resilience, drives investment in flood risk management, and pioneers coastal modeling to combat the climate emergency. By bringing together the brightest minds, we tackle complex issues head-on, protecting communities and shaping a sustainable future. Join AECOM's mission—be part of a team that delivers impactful infrastructure solutions against the backdrop of a changing climate. Your expertise can help turn challenges into opportunities for resilience and innovation.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Civil Engineer to be based in Sacramento, California. This role will support a wide variety of water projects with a special emphasis on dams and levees.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and provides technical expertise for mid- large-size projects.
  • Leads technical client relationships and plays a major role in selling.
  • Leads discipline department efforts to grow technical expertise.
  • Leads technical business development work.
  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.
  • Approves and signs off on work.
  • Leader in one or more areas of technology.
  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule a to meet requirements on large, complex projects

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 20+ years of relevant geotechnical engineering experience
  • Experience performing geotechnical civil design for Water/Wastewater and/or levees and dams projects
  • PSE package creation
  • Project Management Experience
  • Geotechnical engineering background
  • Active California PE License or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Additional Information

Offered rate of compensation in Sacramento, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $125,000 - $185,000

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.

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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 $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.