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AECOM Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Western Canada Remediation and Reclamation team in Edmonton, Alberta.

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.

We are looking for candidates that have a can-do attitude, are enthusiastic, team-oriented professionals, with a strong technical background; a P.Eng designation is preferred and, field/project management experience is also an asset.

This position offers the opportunity to work on various civil/geotechnical engineering projects in a multi-discipline project team environment. In this role you will be responsible for developing cost effective, practical civil/geotechnical engineering designs and construction solutions for our clients. This immediate need requires the applicant to have strong technical design as well as communication and organizational skills to manage projects and act as a technical resource for the team.

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

  • Working on a variety of small to large scale projects to support AECOM's business lines in transportation, rail, energy, mining, buildings, and water resources.

  • Perform field investigation and inspection programs, collecting and analyzing field data and laboratory testing results, and detailed technical reporting on the programs.

  • Assisting senior engineers and project managers with developing and managing project scopes, budgets, staffing and schedules.

  • Engineering design and assessment of geotechnical systems involving foundation design, bearing capacity, slope stability and settlement analysis, soil improvement, and others.

  • Perform construction supervision, field testing and monitoring, including engineering close-out and report.

This description above is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or, responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Additional duties/responsibilities may be assigned or changed at any time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geological Engineering with emphasis on Geotechnical Engineering.

  • +4 years of related experience within the civil, geological or geotechnical engineering field.

  • Eligible for registration with APEGA or EGBC.

  • Valid and unrestricted driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters' Degree in Geotechnical Engineering.

  • P.Eng in good standing with APEGA and/or EGBC.

  • +6 years of technical and field experience within the field of geotechnical engineering.

  • Knowledge and experience with various geotechnical software, such as Geostudios, Ensoft (LPile, Shaft, Apile), etc.

  • Construction oversight, QAQC, contract administration.

  • Coordination of designs with drafting teams and/or personal proficiency with AutoCAD.

  • Experience with project management.

  • Proposal writing, job scoping, project plans.

  • Highly developed written communication, time management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; conduct yourself with integrity, work within multi-disciplined teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Have a high level of initiative and enthusiasm for getting things done.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; excellent knowledge of Excel and Word.

Note: Travel will likely be required in this position within Canada.

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. 267572BR

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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