Geotechnical Intern

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Mar 23, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** **AECOM** is seeking a Geotechnical Intern to be based in Sacramento, CA. This position is anticipated to begin in April 2021. **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 disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year + Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer As part of our Water Business Line, you will have the opportunity to work on very challenging projects including Dams, Levees, and other water resource-related projects, and collaborate with a wide range of other disciplines. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: + Assist in review and processing of information to support existing geotechnical projects related to Water Resources activities + Support in the planning and execution of subsurface investigations. + Support construction supervision activities related to projects designed by AECOM. + Perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, earth retention, liquefaction, and shallow and deep foundations. + Support in preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and recommendations. + 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** Candidate must have completed 3 years of study. **Preferred Qualifications** Candidates pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in the Civil or Environmental field preferred **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** Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate **Business Line** Water **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Intern / Student **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 246946BR **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.