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AECOM Junior Engineer - Civil/Environmental in Alberta, Alberta

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Junior Engineer (Civil/Environmental) to join our Calgary, AB office.

As a member of our team, your responsibilities would be the following:

  • Work both in the field and in the office. 70% of the role is field work. The work may require to be in various on-site locations, both urban (ex. industrial complex) to rural (ex. greenfield). Office work will require about 30% of the time.

  • Below are examples responsibilities to deliver all phases of projects under the supervision of senior engineers:

  • Prepare for and perform field investigations, collecting field data, and analyzing field data and laboratory testing results; and detailed technical reporting on the programs. This could include drilling site supervision, soil and bedrock logging, soil and water quality sample collection, pumping test supervision, etc.

  • Design development:

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices, and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

  • Working within a team to develop technical solutions to assist in the design of civil earthworks; waste infrastructure in a municipal environment; and remediation infrastructure projects

  • Preparing documentation for design projects: technical letters, memorandums, reports, drawings, and detailed design packages (specifications, contract documents, construction packages, and estimates)

  • Prepare regulatory submittal documents on environmental and civil components

  • Perform construction supervision, administration, and monitoring, including contract close out and reporting. Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Supervise Quality Assurance testing and inspect construction activities. Performs daily field inspections and maintains inspection records. Monitor the contractor's work for compliance with plans, standards and specifications prior to approving work and progress payments. Identify and document construction and/or QC deficiencies (from applicable contract/standard specifications). Resolve routine technical and administrative problems on a day-to-day basis and refer problems to Senior Inspectors and / or the Contract Administrator as necessary. Review contractor schedule and productivity against contractor's baseline schedule. Review on-site changes and provide analysis of the change to the Contract Administrator / design engineer

  • Maintain Inspector's Diaries, detailing contractor's work, contract progress and inspection milestones.

  • Review contractor’s application of and compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, adheres to WHMIS, environmental, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Waste Management requirements.

  • Become trained in, and use a Nuclear Density Gauge for compaction testing Transport material samples from project site to area laboratory.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline, including but not limited to geology, hydrogeology, environmental, or civil engineering.

  • Engineer in Training Certification required or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

  • Valid Canadian Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree + 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills to execute the above tasks, including using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports.

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment and meet deadlines.

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility.

  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and in a team environment; effective interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates an understanding and technical competence in oversight of the implementation of remedial actions/construction; i.e. worked around heavy equipment, oversee contractors, installation of recovery well systems.

  • Comfort with technology, apps, and databases. Excited to use technology and apps, and willing to contribute ideas to make them better.

  • Have a high degree of personal accountability, and willing to encourage others to do possess the same.

  • Strong interest and appetite to learn about the Environment business and marketplace.

  • Alignment with our core values and our Sustainable Legacies program.

  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic travel.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267122BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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