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Geotechnical Project Engineer

**Company Description**

**How will you make your mark?**

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

**Dams:** With a proud history spanning over 85 years and thousands of successful projects, our expertise in dam and reservoir engineering is unmatched. From feasibility studies to design, construction, and maintenance, we cover every aspect of the process, ensuring the longevity and safety of critical water infrastructure. As part of our team, you'll contribute to our legacy, bringing innovative solutions to life and making a meaningful impact on global water resources.

**Job Description**

**AECOM** ’s West Region is actively seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Project Engineer to join the Orange, California Geo-Civil team. In this role 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.

**The responsibilities of 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

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

+ Candidate must have a valid driver's license

+ Professional engineering license or ability to gain one within 6 months of hire

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Master’s degree or PhD in Civil Engineering

+ 4-10 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

**Additional Information**

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Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $135,000.00.

**About AECOM**

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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

**Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity**

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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

**ReqID:** J10099722

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Engineering

**Work Location Model:** On-Site


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