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Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Aecom Technology Corporation
Location: Orange
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

United States of America - California, Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to be based in Orange, CA.

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA-Water

With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM's Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today's municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services-from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance-to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. https://aecom.com/markets/water/

As part of our Water Business Line, you will have the opportunity to work on very challenging projects including Dams, Levees, Pipelines, Bridges, Tunnels, Building Structures, and other Facilities, and collaborate with a wide range of other disciplines.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee subsurface investigations including drilling exploration boreholes and advancing CPTs at various sites throughout Southern California

  • Review and assign laboratory testing for geotechnical samples

  • Oversee inspection of construction activities to monitor progress and assess conformance to engineering plans, specifications and construction standards

  • Perform and oversee geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, earth retention, liquefaction, and shallow and deep foundations

  • Prepare geotechnical engineering reports and recommendations

  • Review regulations and standards necessary to conduct technical studies and carry out project design and permitting work

  • Prepare and/or peer review designs, specifications, and construction documents

  • Assemble and document geotechnical data using software that includes: Excel, Word, gINT, AutoCAD

  • Apply QA/QC requirements to their own work and work of the project team

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree in engineering or related field of study

  • Six (6) years or more of relevant experience

  • Professional Engineer's (PE) license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or PhD in Civil Engineering

  • 8-10 years or more of experience

  • Geotechnical California GE registration is a plus

  • Working knowledge of relevant California seismic code provisions

  • Strong commitment to ensuring safe project execution

  • Local travel may be required

  • Experience working with local permitting jurisdictions

  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper Certification

  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Certification

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 244541BR

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.

Keywords: Aecom Technology Corporation, Orange , Geotechnical Engineer, Other , Orange, California

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