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AECOM Principal Geotechnical Engineers in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

Principal Geotechnical Engineers

Job Summary

The AECOM UK&I Ground Engineering Practice is further expanding and has Principal level vacancies in various locations across the UK.

Our Ground Engineering Practice covers all elements of Ground Engineering with some key specialisms in tunnelling, mining and large linear infrastructure development.

AECOM’s UK&I Ground Engineering Practice provides one-stop access to services in project management, feasibility studies, site investigation, interpretation, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works. We work for leading UK&I and international clients and have commissions of varying scale across all sectors, including major infrastructure projects such as Thames Tideway, HS2, Neom (Saudi Arabia), Hinkley Point C nuclear power station deep temporary excavations and onshore tunnels, Lower Thames Crossing Ground Investigations and A303 Stonehenge tunnelling.

We require ambitious team players with the technical and commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take day to day responsibility for delivery of projects and tasks, ensuring technical quality and adherence to budget and programme. The positions will suit those who can work with a high degree of independence, prepare fee proposals for external and internal clients and lead the input to projects from desk study/feasibility through ground investigation and interpretation to final design.

To be successful candidates must have a proven track record in the delivery of ground engineering projects in the UK and be fully conversant with the technical standards that apply.

Job Duties include:

  • Close support to our Technical Directors and Associates in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.

  • On the job mentoring of junior staff, supporting them to achieve chartered status.

  • Active input to team and client meetings, being prepared to own decisions and put forward alternative ideas and concepts.

  • Prepare fee bids and proposals for internal and external clients.

  • Preparing, checking and reviewing a wide range of technical reports including Desk Studies, Interpretative and Design reports.

  • Ensure rigorous adhesion to AECOMs industry leading quality assurance programme.

Minimum Requirements

  • Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports and documents.

  • A wide range of experience, knowledge and skills in geotechnical engineering.

  • A strong working knowledge of UK ground conditions and ground investigation practice.

  • Strong analytical skills and in-depth experience in the geotechnical design of earthworks and structures. Experience in numerical modelling using PLAXIS and similar software is desirable.

  • You will preferably have good knowledge of Network Rail and Highways England design and reporting processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering with a provable strong bias towards geotechnics.

  • MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field.

  • Chartered Engineer status is highly desirable, you must be chartered or on track to shortly achieve.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244214BR

Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

Virtual: No

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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