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Staff 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

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Staff Geotechnical Engineer to be located in Phoenix, AZ.

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Geotechnical field explorations, borehole logging, construction observation, collect Geotechnical samples, reporting of daily field operations, review of Geotechnical data, perform Geotechnical analysis, and report writing
  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop engineering practice and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities
  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids. Execute geotechnical engineering analysis, including slope stability, seepage, settlement, shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, and seismic, with input and guidance from senior geotechnical engineers.
  • Prepare summary reports / tables for geotechnical field investigation data, as well as aiding on less complex external and internal deliverables.
  • Develop tangible engineering design skills through 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.
  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Execute assignments while utilizing critical thinking, engineering procedures to carry out project tasks.
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
  • Use computer programs including GeoStudio, LPILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Plaxis, Settle3, and MathCAD for geotechnical analyses.
  • Preparing Project Work Plans and Health and Safety Plans

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Geotechnical/Geological Engineering
  • Valid drivers license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology preferred.
  • Field Work experience consisting of subsurface investigations and construction testing services
  • Analysis/Design experience with slope stability, retaining walls, shallow and deep foundations is desired
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience using geotechnical software.
  • The ability to work well within a team

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Project site travel required for this role as needed. (est. up to 75%)
  • 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 $70,000 - $95,000.
  • 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 $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.