AECOM Civil Engineer – Risk Analyst in Denver, Colorado
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The West Region Dams and Reservoirs team of AECOM is actively seeking a motivated, creative, highly talented Civil Engineer with risk analysis experience for employment in the Denver, CO office. The dams and reservoirs team within the Water Business Line is responsible for providing engineering and design services in support of multidisciplinary projects, with a focus on water storage and hydropower dam projects.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical exploration programs, including assigning laboratory testing.
Conducting field observations and site visits.
Performing material characterization, liquefaction, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses for water storage and hydropower dams.
Preparing geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications for water storage and hydropower dams.
Preparing and presenting technical presentations to project team, clients, and technical review boards.
Performing dam safety inspections.
Conducting potential failure mode analyses and risk analyses for water storage and hydropower dams, including identifying and developing potential failure modes, serving as recorder, subject matter expert, and/or facilitator in risk analysis workshops, estimating risk, and report documentation.
Supporting project managers in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks.
Assisting project managers with geotechnical proposals.
Must Have Skills/Experience (Including any required Certifications):
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution
4+ years of experience in the civil engineering industry or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Professional Engineer (PE) license required
Must possess a valid driver’s license
5+ years of experience in the civil engineering industry
Experience working on 3+ risk analysis projects as recorder, subject matter expert, and/or facilitator
Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from ABET-accredited institution
Experience in civil engineering design and evaluation
Familiarity with design reports, drawings, and specifications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills
Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment
Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility
Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
Effective time-management and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Task lead experience with effective delegation skills
Experience with Grapher and AutoCAD Civil3D
Relocation is available for this role.
Sponsorship is available for this position.
Some project site travel required (up to 30%)
Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $80,000 - $110,000.
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.
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.
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.
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Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: On-Site