AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada - Manitoba, Winnipeg

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environment Business Line is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 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:

  • Overall responsibility for project delivery of the Winnipeg geotechnical team.

  • Provide technical expertise in support of on-going and new 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 reviews and complete analysis and design components for geotechnical projects related to highway, railway, utility, building structures, energy, mining, and other civil infrastructure and municipal projects.

  • Provide mentorship for geotechnical team members.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field.

  • 20+ years of geotechnical experience.

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Manitoba and Saskatchewan or eligibility to register.

  • Previous leadership and people management experience in Canada.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours under a variety of conditions.

  • Strong demonstrated experience in site investigations, site characterization, heavy foundations, seismic assessment, earth retaining structures and construction support from tendering to inspections.

  • Strong capability for report writing, specifications development, and project management.

  • Extensive experience in geotechnical evaluation and assessment for complex geotechnical issues including provision of recommendations.

  • Solid experience in foundation design and construction in difficult soils, slope instability, pile driving, aquifer depressurization, excavation and dewatering planning, construction inspection and performance monitoring.

  • Familiar with local soil conditions across the Prairies and specific engineering requirements for northern Manitoba.

  • Strong experience in geotechnical design and assessment of bridges, roads, highways, rail works, dams, dykes, culverts, river banks, embankment, MSE walls, underground structures, retaining walls, landfills, PDA testing, tunnels and shoring design.

  • Solid experience of modeling geotechnical problems using finite element software (PLAXIS 2D).

  • Strong background in trenchless design, modeling and construction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering

  • Proven track record in developing and sustaining client relationships in the Manitoba market.

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 Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202885BR

Clearance Required 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.