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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM

croydon, 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. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

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Job Summary Our Ground Engineering team in Croydon is currently recruiting for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with experience of providing geotechnical design input to a variety of engineering projects. The Croydon office is a major AECOM engineering hub with over 400 staff working predominantly within the Transportation (Road and Rail), Water, Tunnel, Building and Places and Environment sectors and the successful candidate will form part of our established and highly experienced ground engineering team providing local office project support but additionally support to projects in others offices with an associated diverse work load.

The Ground Engineering team is currently involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients. Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Network Rail, Homes and Communities Agency, BP. Shell, Thames Water, Environment Agency and numerous Local Authorities, as well as leading contractors and developers for overseas clients.

AECOM has an impressive portfolio of major national and international infrastructure projects. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:
Detailed earthworks designand ground modelling for Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station, Earthworks and Preliminary Works Contract.
Design of the central section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
Earthworks and Slope Remediation Schemes for Network Rail on the East Coast Main Line, Midland and West Coast Mainline.
Multi-million pound regeneration of Brent Cross, including highway, local waterway and bridge designs.
High Speed 2 provision of engineering and environmental services.
Slope remediation schemes for Highways England in Area 4 and Area 8.

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 supervision of ground investigations;
Data interpretation, parameter derivation and design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;
Contribute or lead the production of deskstudy, interpretive, design reports, technical notes and input to specification and contract documentation;

Minimum Requirements
You will be a geotechnical engineer with good working knowledge in ground investigations and design of foundations, retaining walls, reinforced soil, earthworks and ground improvement.
Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills working closely and collaboratively with colleagues in a multi-disciplinary environment;
Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write technical reports, specifications and contract documents;

Preferred Qualifications
A degree in Civil Engineering although individuals with an Engineering Geology or similar background will be considered.

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.

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