Geotechnical Engineer IV at AECOM (Tucson, AZ)

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Job Summary

AECOM 's West Region is actively seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer IV with 12+ years of relevant experience to join the Phoenix, AZ GeoCivil team. Our strong local presence in Arizona opens the doors to significant and interesting projects in the mining, flood control, and power sector. Our presence in the southwest region involves this role with opportunities to work on highways, buildings, dams, power plants, and other projects. In this role there is opportunity to grow technical and non-technical skills alongside a team of seasoned professionals while being given ownership that will stretch your potential.

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 in your career.

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing Geotechnical Engineering discipline component of designs.
  • Prepares technical specification sections.
  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.
  • Continue to develop engineering design skills through periodic field experience. This may include construction support (verification of design implementation, adherence to quality, contractor/owner engagement), site inspections, and geotechnical investigations. Also provide construction support from the office by adapting designs to field conditions.
  • Conduct and/or manage field exploration, collect samples, analyze data, and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing
  • Develop material properties for soil and rock and evaluate the stability of slopes and foundations.
  • Prepare drafts of portions of technical proposals, reports, regulatory agency permits, as well as less complex external and internal documents.
  • Coordinate and integrate geotechnical evaluations results into civil design through the collaboration of other geotechnical, structural, mechanical, and electrical designs.
  • Recognize potential opportunities for additional work within an existing project or for an existing client.
  • Engage in regional projects with other offices and disciplines.
  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Execute assignments with a critical eye while applying standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering tasks.
  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.
  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by others.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree plus six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Preferred Qualifications
  • Solid understanding of field work
  • Project management experience
  • The ability to work well within a team
Additional Information:
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).
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 Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 261148BR

Additional Locations US - Tucson, AZ - 333 East Wetmore

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.
More Information on AECOM
AECOM operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY. AECOM was founded in 2022. It has 52924 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 194 open jobs at AECOM, click here.
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