1+ months

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Aecom
Houston, TX 77002

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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 lets get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Description

The Water Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a Senior-level Geotechnical Engineer. The position is located in Baton Rouge, LA or New Orleans. Other locations within Louisiana will be considered based on persons specific experience and type of work available in the area.

The Water team brings together the skills of project managers, civil engineers, H&H engineers, geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, and environmental and planning specialists to provide integrated, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. Projects include flood risk reduction systems, dams, levees, floodwalls and floodgates, water supply, tunnels/trenchless technology, roads water/wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, pipe networks, sewerage, and outfalls.

You will work alongside our project managers throughout the project design and delivery cycle, making technical decisions in various design stages of water and wastewater utility projects to include carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs, and preparing reports and technical specifications. You may be asked to mentor junior staff which will call for excellent leadership and communication skills.

This position is for a Senior-Level Geotechnical Engineer with 10 to 20 years of experience, who will act as a task or discipline lead on projects. You must be able to demonstrate a positive can-do attitude and be customer focused, a critical thinker and problem solver, and ready to apply your knowledge and skill sets in order to establish a rewarding, long-term career utilizing principles and methods for geotechnical engineering projects. Additionally, you would work directly with other disciplines to develop creative solutions for our clients.

The Geotechnical Engineering Team in Texas and Louisiana is unique, as it works on a variety of large, high profile projects for a variety of industries including Water, Transportation, Architecture, Environmental, and Construction. This involves site investigations, soil laboratory testing interpretations, all manner of geotechnical analyses and calcul

Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineering License required, as well as the ability to obtain PE license in 6 months in both Texas and Louisiana.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Must have strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering

  • Proficient in GeoStudio, UTexas4, LPILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Plaxis, FLAC, Settle3D, and MathCAD

  • Expertise with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, settlement, and construction of dams, levees, channel improvements, and other heavy earthwork projects.

  • Expertise in various construction techniques and phasing to help develop unique, cost effective solutions for our clients.

  • Ability to travel 10% or more, as needed

  • Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing alternative delivery work with a focus on geotechnical engineering

  • A positive attitude that motivates the project team.

  • Ability to work on fast paced complex projects

  • Ability to work on multiple ongoing projects at the same time

  • Willing to work overtime if needed to complete a task to meet the clients schedule or request

  • Note that our team mostly works remotely, so you must have very strong communication skills and the ability to work with a team across the nation and the world. Benefits of this method of work includes flexible hours and flexibility to work from home or the office.

  • Understanding of expansive soils in Texas and/or soft soils in Louisiana and their impacts to design is a plus.

  • Experience in construction inspection

  • Graduated from ABET accredited university with Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Masters Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or in progress.

  • Prior experience = 10-20 years of practical applied knowledge in the industry

ations, rehabilitation designs, alternatives analyses, etc. Additionally, this team has always worked remotely for the majority of the work week, so you must have very strong communication skills and the ability to work with a team across the nation and the world. Benefits of this method of work includes flexible hours and flexibility to work from home or the office, whichever is your preference within the needs of the project and Project Manager.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineering License required, as well as the ability to obtain PE license in 6 months in both Texas and Louisiana.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Must have strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering

  • Proficient in GeoStudio, UTexas4, LPILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Plaxis, FLAC, Settle3D, and MathCAD

  • Expertise with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, settlement, and construction of dams, levees, channel improvements, and other heavy earthwork projects.

  • Expertise in various construction techniques and phasing to help develop unique, cost effective solutions for our clients.

  • Ability to travel 10% or more, as needed

  • Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing alternative delivery work with a focus on geotechnical engineering

  • A positive attitude that motivates the project team.

  • Ability to work on fast paced complex projects

  • Ability to work on multiple ongoing projects at the same time

  • Willing to work overtime if needed to complete a task to meet the clients schedule or request

  • Note that our team mostly works remotely, so you must have very strong communication skills and the ability to work with a team across the nation and the world. Benefits of this method of work includes flexible hours and flexibility to work from home or the office.

  • Understanding of expansive soils in Texas and/or soft soils in Louisiana and their impacts to design is a plus.

  • Experience in construction inspection

  • Graduated from ABET accredited university with Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Masters Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or in progress.

  • Prior experience = 10-20 years of practical applied knowledge in the industry

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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. Whether youre 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and theres never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and youll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Join us and lets get started.

ReqID: J10071253

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

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Posted: 2022-11-14 Expires: 2023-02-15
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