AECOM Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Business Line Water

Position Title Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer

United States of America - Colorado

Denver

Job Summary

The Denver Metro Mining Team of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Geotechnical Engineer for immediate employment in the Greenwood Village, CO office. The mining team within the Water Business Line is responsible for providing engineering and design services in support of multidisciplinary projects, with a focus on tailings dam projects.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, implementing, and overseeing geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing with assistance.

  • Performing material characterization, liquefaction, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses for tailings dams.

  • Preparing geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications for tailings dam projects.

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to internal project team.

  • Conduct field observations and site visits.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

  • Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail

  • 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

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Occasional travel to project sites, both local and remote

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • Familiarity with design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Experience in dam design or evaluation

  • Tailings dam experience

  • Experience with GeoStudio (Slope/W and Seep/W), UTexas4, Grapher, and AutoCAD Civil3D

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187803BR

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.