AECOM Geotechnical Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Business Line Water

Position Title Geotechnical Engineer

United States of America - Arizona


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical practice in the Phoenix, AZ office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. This position will involve working with a multidisciplinary team of civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, environmental engineers, and geologists all of which work together to conceive, permit, design and construct large projects. AECOM offers significant growth potential for the motivated individual. Individual development can occur in the areas of project management, client account management, marketing leadership, and business operations management.

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:

  • Utilize geotechnical engineering knowledge and experience in support of our dams, power, and mining design practices

  • Provide mentoring and leadership to junior engineers

  • Lead and perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, and seismic

  • Coordinate field exploration, collect samples, analyze data and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing

  • Prepare technical memoranda and design reports

  • Prepare presentations for projects and proposals

  • Coordinate with clients and manage projects for new and existing mining, power, dams, and municipal clients

  • Support the team in developing design criteria and overall design approach

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical engineering or other related field required

  • 5+ years' experience

  • PE Registration

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as: Excel, Word, gINT, GeoStudio)

  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including technical writing

  • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, environmental engineers, and geologists

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187258BR

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.