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Staff Tailings Storage Facility Engineer (Civil/Geotechnical)

Denver Colorado United States

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated staff geotechnical and/or civil engineer to support mine tailings storage facility and heavy civil infrastructure design and analysis as part of the Mining group in Reno, NV.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities:

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of broader assignments

  • Plans, directs and performs specific and/or moderate portions of mid- to large, complex projects under the supervision of an experienced senior engineer.

  • Plans, implements, performs and oversees geotechnical exploration and laboratory testing programs (30% travel/field time)

  • Plans, oversees and performs geotechnical evaluations including material characterization, liquefaction, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses

  • Prepares and reviews calculation packages

  • Assisting with the development of geotechnical reports, drawings and specifications

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations of evaluation results to internal and client teams

  • Review of geotechnical instrumentation and preparation of instrumentation monitoring reports


Min Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 yrs of relevant experience or combination of demonstrated experience and/or education.

  • EIT Certification

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA/MS Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Emphasis

  • 6+ years of relevant experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License or ability to obtain within 1 year

  • Proficient in the use of industry software such as GeoStudio, Utexas, Grapher and AutoCAD Civil3D

  • Field/Construction experience; tailings or dams experience a plus

  • Familiarity with and preparing design reports, drawings and specifications

  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

  • Resourceful, highly organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

  • Effective time-management and interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position. 
  • Sponsorship may be available for this role. 
  • Project site travel required (up to 30%)
  • Offered rate of compensation (Nevada locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $105,000
  • 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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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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