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Geotechnical Engineer

Germantown, MD
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer

JobID: 23339-1227955

Location: Germantown, MD, 20875, USA

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Geotechnical Engineer

United States of America - Maryland


**Job Summary**

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a proactive Geotechnical Engineer. This position will report to our Germantown, MD office in the DC Metro Area. However the candidate will spend the majority of their time working on construction observation projects in the greater DC/Baltimore, MD area.

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

+ Performing construction observation

+ Reviewing RFIs and coordinate with the construction management team

+ Performing geotechnical tasks and working closely with other disciplines to meet the project needs

+ Oversight and management of a variety of subsurface investigation programs

+ Adhere to AECOM safety culture and maintaining safe work environment

+ Assigning geotechnical laboratory testing

+ Performing design calculations for pavements, shallow and deep foundation, tunnel components, and retaining walls, temporary and permanent support of excavation

+ Perform settlement analysis, ground improvement analyses , slope stability analyses, seepage analyses,

+ Prepare of engineering reports and memoranda

+ Potential for international travel

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical Engineering

+ 2+ years of demonstrated experience in the field observing rock excavations, installation of secant pile walls and general earthwork

+ EIT Certification

+ Thorough understanding of the concepts of soil mechanics

+ Experience with pavement design, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability

+ Experience with gINT, Geostudio and pavement design software

+ Ability to work in inclement weather

+ Ability to lift 50 lbs

+ Must posses a valid Driver's license

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ ​Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering

+ PDA certification

+ P.E. certification

+ Knowledge of geology within Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia

+ Experience in monitoring fill placement, pile driving and general geotechnical construction

+ Experience with geotechnical laboratory testing

+ Experience with installation and monitoring of instrumentation

+ Experience with technical report writing

+ Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills

**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**

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 178060BR

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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