Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training
AECOM
Edmonton, AB
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training for employment in the Edmonton, AB office. This position will demand a sound knowledge of engineering principles, focused on Geotechnical Engineering, and the ability to apply these principles in practice. As a member of the Northern Alberta Geotechnical Engineering team, the person in this role will undertake a variety of office and site assignments, generally under the supervision of a more senior Geotechnical Engineer. The expectation is that this person will rapidly develop his/her abilities and pursue a keen interest in learning and training. Careful attention to detail will be required.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

+ Being involved in multiple projects across disciplines including site investigations, civil/geotechnical analysis, design, and construction inspection; utilizing a range of technical software and hand calculations.

+ Conducting technical analysis, report writing, conceptual and preliminary and detailed designs under direction.

+ Working with an experienced team in a wide variety of major civil infrastructure, mining, and oil and gas projects.

+ Assisting with the preparation of proposals for new work.

+ Applying both basic engineering principles as well as approaching situations with alternate perspectives and new ideas.

+ Travel to work sites for extended periods to conduct Geotechnical Investigations (eg. drilling and sampling, test pitting and groundwater monitoring) or to provide technical support, such as construction monitoring. Some of this work may include work for other disciplines, and the acquisition of new skills.

+ Builds analytic and design skills.

+ Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an

+ experienced engineer.

+ Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

+ Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

+ Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

+ Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.

Minimum Requirements

+ BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

+ Geotechnical Engineering coursework experience

+ Experience with Slope/W and/or Seep/W

+ Experience with Settle-3D

+ Experience with Flaxis and/or FLAC

+ Ability to travel often

+ Ability to lift heavy machinery

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.