Oct 14, 2023

Staff Geotechnical Engineer

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **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. **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 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. **Job Description** AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer based in our Sacramento, California office to provide civil engineering and design services for large water infrastructure projects. This position will involve working with a multidisciplinary team of civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, environmental engineers, geologists and environmental scientists to plan, design, and construct large water infrastructure projects. **Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:** + Oversee subsurface investigations including, test pits, drilling exploration boreholes and advancing CPTs at various sites + Review and assign geotechnical samples for laboratory testing + Inspect/oversee construction activities to monitor progress and assess conformance to engineering plans, specifications and construction standards + Perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, earth retention, liquefaction, and shallow and deep foundations + Preparation of 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 + Work with designers and drafting staff to develop conceptual and as-built drawings + Assemble and document geotechnical data using software that includes Excel, Word, gINT, AutoCAD + Apply QA/QC requirements to your own work and work of the project team + Clearly communicate with staff and with clients **Qualifications** **Minimum Requirements:** + Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education **Preferred Qualifications:** + 8+ years of relevant geotechnical project experience. + Engineer in Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE). + California Professional Engineering License + Experience in the planning, design, and construction of water resources projects including pump stations, dams, levees, flood control facilities, pipelines, cutoff walls, and earthmoving projects. + Experience with AutoCAD and/or Civil3D + Familiarity with geotechnical analysis software, such as SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, L-Pile **Additional Information** + Offered rate of compensation in Sacramento, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $85,000 - $125,000. + AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs. With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll 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. 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. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Join us and let’s get started. **ReqID:** J10093374 **Business Line:** Water **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Engineering **Work Location Model:** Hybrid