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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Environment

Business Group DCS

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199249BR

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.