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Senior Engineering Geologist

AECOM

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects.

About the Business Line Environment
Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary Our Ground Engineering team in Basingstoke is seeking a Senior Engineering Geologist experienced in providing specialist input to a range of civil engineering projects such as highways, railways, residential and commercial developments, harbours, coastal stability, infrastructure and flood defences. AECOM Ground Engineering is currently expanding its capability to provide a more comprehensive offering to our major clients.

To be successful the candidate will have a minimum of five years relevant experience, be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the industry with a proven track record in the delivery of technical projects and be fully conversant with the standards that apply throughout the industry. We are looking for an ambitious team player with good basic skills, knowledge and experience that he/she is now ready to develop into a more senior role with added responsibilities in team leadership, mentoring of junior staff and control of project budget and programme. The position will suite a person who wishes to assist in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and demanding.

We have an impressive portfolio of major national and international infrastructure projects including:
Detailed earthworks design and ground modelling for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station, Earthworks and Preliminary Works Contract.
Multi-million pound regeneration of Brent Cross, including highway, local waterway and bridge design.
Design of the central section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel
Lead Designer for Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV
Earthworks and Slope Remediation Schemes for Network Rail on the East Coast Main Line, Midland and West Coast Mainline

Job Responsibilities
The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:
Scoping, tendering and administering ground investigations and acting as the Investigation Supervisor.
Collating, manipulating and interpreting data to provide reliable design parameters
Design of geotechnical works including slope stability, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks and ground improvement
Reporting to the design team leader you will interface directly with other ground engineering team members, from graduates to Directors and with other internal design teams and various disciplines

Minimum Requirements
As a Senior Engineering Geologist you will have relevant experience enabling you to have developed a range of engineering geological knowledge and skills.
You will have a working knowledge of UK geology, engineering geology and ground investigation practice.
You will be able to describe soils and rocks, appreciate geomorphological features, record your findings and write clear and concise reports.

Preferred Qualifications
A BSc, MSci or MSc in earth sciences focusing on geology and engineering geology is essential.
Qualifications that include geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology or other related subjects would be an advantage.
A PhD in an appropriate subject would be an advantage.

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.


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