AECOM Technical Leader II in Greenwood Village, Colorado
United States of America - Colorado, Greenwood Village
AECOM is one of the largest, global, fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services firms with the capabilities to support the full project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering; a broad range of science and technical services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. Our business lines encompass private sector (mining, oil and gas, power, pipeline, commercial-industrial, manufacturing, and chemical-Pharmaceutical); infrastructure (surface transportation, rail and mass transit, aviation, ports and harbors, and water resources, treatment, and distribution); and federal programs.
The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Principal Geotechnical Leader and Professional Engineer for immediate employment. The position can be located in the AECOM Greenwood Village, CO, Salt Lake City, UT or Tucson, AZ office. The successful candidate will lead the Mining and Water design teams to complete a variety of tailings dam design, analysis, and construction for all phases of the mine life cycles and will serve as Engineer-of-Record. This includes geotechnical investigation, foundation design, design and assessment of mine waste management (including traditional and alternative deposition technologies) and water management facilities, hazard and risk assessments, monitoring and instrumentation, mine planning and financial evaluations, construction management and quality assurance, specialist and expert opinions for technical related issues in the US and internationally. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with a variety of exciting and challenging projects.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in a large, complex project or several moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impact
Resolves complex issues
Provide direction to and mentoring to other technical staff in completing project tasks
Performs independent technical reviews of engineering reports and designs
Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery
Competent to serve as Engineer-of-Record on design and design-build projects
May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including a subcontractor(s)
Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering project, focusing on the unique or controversial problems
Regularly develop and evaluate project plans
Provide advice and consultation to client on engineering matters, including compliance with government laws and regulations
Work with clients to provide long-term solutions
Project leadership in the areas of design, analysis, and construction on various Tailings Dams and Mining projects
Develop project proposals and work with business leader on overall strategy to grow Mining practice
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution
15+ years of railings, dams and mining experience including project management experience
Professional Engineering License required
Must have strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment
Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
Experience in technical leadership within the area of geotechnical involvement for mining projects including full life cycle for tailings management and dam design
Experience with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, deformation analysis and site closure design and construction
Experience managing and working with a multi-discipline team
Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to travel and work with the design team in Denver (if not located here) and to travel to client sites in the US and internationally
Must have experience in client service and business development
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing work on mining infrastructure projects
Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution
20+ years of progressive experience within the field
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 Sciences
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 195425BR
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.