AECOM Staff Geotechnical Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Business Line Water

Position Title Staff 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 (Denver), 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.

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

  • Planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing.

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

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

  • Supporting project manager in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks.

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to project team, clients and technical review boards.

  • Conduct field observations and site visits.

  • Assist project managers with geotechnical proposals.

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 2+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering.

  • Engineer in Training Certification required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity with design reports, drawings, and specifications.

  • Experience in dam design or evaluation.

  • 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

  • Professional Engineer registration

  • Tailings dam experience

  • Task lead 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.

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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. 183895BR

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.