14 hours

Staff Geotechnical Engineer

San Jose, CA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Staff Geotechnical Engineer

JobID: 23339-1210508

Location: San Jose, CA, 95115, USA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Staff Geotechnical Engineer

United States of America - California

San Jose

**Job Summary**

The Design and Consulting Services Group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented staff geotechnical engineer for immediate employment for the San Jose, CA office.

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging project opportunities. The candidate can look forward to supporting a wide range of geotechnical engineering assignments on transportation and other infrastructure projects, often at Bay Area and northern California sites with unique geologic conditions. He or she will serve as a geotechnical staff engineer, interacting with a dynamic, multicultural team of engineering professionals, geologists, and scientists from many related disciplines, including general civil, structural, traffic, transportation, environmental, biology, as well as construction management.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

+ Observe and log exploratory drilling and sampling (Hazwoper training)

+ Review and classify soil samples in accordance with the Unified Soil Classification System

+ Perform laboratory tests on selected soil samples in accordance with ASTM procedures

+ Determine geotechnical parameters for use in the analysis of:

+ Feasible foundation types, depths and design parameters

+ Compression, tension and lateral load capacity of shallow and deep foundation systems

+ Estimated settlements

+ Lateral earth pressures on retaining walls and resistance to them

+ Support of slab-on-grade floors and concrete flatwork

+ Liquefaction and seismic settlement assessment

+ Flexible and rigid pavement design

+ Prepare technical memoranda and reports

+ Observe geotechnical-related construction

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical Engineering emphasis required

+ 2+ years of relevant experience

+ Engineer in Training or Registered Professional Engineer in California

+ Subsurface exploration and engineering design experience

+ Strong analysis skills

+ Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to discuss projects with co-workers

+ Strong written communication skills and the ability to write concise and readable technical reports and documents

+ Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail oriented work, work independently, and demonstrate effective time management skills

+ Must have a valid driver's license

+ Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, LPILE, GeoStudio, SHAFT, gINT, Liquefy Pro, etc.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Hazwoper 40-hour training and construction monitoring experience desired

+ Master's Degree preferred

**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 Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _171989BR_

_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._


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