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AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager in Germantown, Maryland

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 looking for a proactive Senior Geotechnical Engineer with diverse technical and project management background to support vast array of geotechnical projects for defense, transportation, water and municipal infrastructure within and outside of the United States.

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.

  • Manage federal projects domestically and internationally.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off on work.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited US School

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • 8+ years of experience with geotechnical design and construction

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Demonstrable experience with technical aspects of geotechnical design in soft soils, seismic design.

  • Thorough understanding of the concepts of soil mechanics and rock mechanics

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing geotechnical projects larger than $25,000 of design fee.

  • Experience with construction inspections and quality control.

  • Ability to travel for 1 to 2 weeks domestically and internationally

  • Experience in preparing cost and qualification-based proposals for private and government clients

  • Experience with underground construction, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability

  • Experience with gINT, Geostudio, Plaxis, Flac and other design software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering

  • 15+ years of professional experience

  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams located within other AECOM office

  • Experience with working on international projects at US military installations

  • Active clearance or ability to obtain security clearance

  • Willingness to represent AECOM at professional organization

  • Experience and willingness to mentor junior staff

  • Interest in business development

Additional Information

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

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: J10075692

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering