AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada - British Columbia, Burnaby

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environment Business Line is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Burnaby, British Columbia. The appropriately qualified candidate will join a multidisciplinary, collaborative multinational team focused on delivery of superior services to our clients. This is a challenging position for a self-motivated individual that offers an excellent opportunity for career growth.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical expertise in support of on-going AECOM geotechnical projects

  • Work with other senior level staff to provide services for current and prospective clients, and actively participate in local and regional collaborative opportunities

  • Actively participate in business development activities by identifying opportunities, supporting proposal efforts, and developing winning strategies

  • Maintain positive working relationships with client contacts, suppliers, contractors, engineering consultants and external agencies

  • Conduct technical review and undertake analysis and design for geotechnical components related to highway and railway projects, utilities, building structures, energy and mining projects, and other civil infrastructure projects

  • Preparation of health and safety and quality management plans

  • Carrying out analysis of geotechnical problems to generate design solutions.

  • Overseeing and reviewing technical work done by others, including technical reports

  • Provide technical mentorship to various members of the geotechnical team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field

  • 13+ years of geotechnical experience

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia or eligibility to register

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Excellent technical, project management, and communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to manage time effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or higher degree in Geotechnical Engineering

  • 15+ years of geotechnical experience in Western Canada

  • Proven track record in developing and sustaining client relationships in the British Columbia market

  • Experience of finite element analysis using Plaxis software and other Geotechnical software including LPILE and SlopeW

  • Experience in seismic design and dams/dykes is an asset

  • Fluency in written and spoken French is an asset

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191050BR

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.