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AECOM Junior Geotechnical Engineer - Tailings and Dams in Tucson, Arizona

Company Description

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

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated geotechnical engineer to support mine tailings, geotechnical, and heavy civil infrastructure projects as part of the Mining group in Tucson, AZ.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities:

  • Performs specific portions of broader projects under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Planning, implementing, and overseeing geotechnical exploration programs (30% travel/field time)

  • Developing geotechnical laboratory testing assignments

  • Performing geotechnical evaluations including material characterization, liquefaction, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses

  • Preparing calculation packages

  • Assisting with the development of geotechnical reports, drawings and specifications

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations of evaluation results to internal team

  • Review of geotechnical instrumentation and preparation of instrumentation monitoring reports

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 2 yrs of relevant experience

  • EIT Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA/MS Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Emphasis

  • 4+ years of relevant experience

  • Basic Knowledge of industry software such as GeoStudio, Utexas, Grapher and AutoCAD Civil3D

  • Field/Construction experience; tailings or dams experience a plus

  • 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

  • Resourceful, highly organized, and detail oriented

  • 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

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this role.

  • Occasional site travel may be required.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10073842

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

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