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AECOM New Grad Geotechnical Engineering in Mississauga, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

AECOM has a geotechnical team of 20+ staff in Ontario with approximately 10 based in Mississauga, including our geotechnical laboratory that carries out material testing of soils and aggregates. Our geotechnical team is part of the Geosciences group of about 40 staff that includes hydrogeologists and geologists.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The geotechnical team carries out field investigations and prepares geotechnical reports, and the entry level engineer would be involved in the following:

  • Field supervision of geotechnical investigations, borehole logging and monitoring well installation,

  • Field inspection and testing of soils and concrete and geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring,

  • Laboratory testing of soils and aggregates (eg. sieve and hydrometer, Atterberg Limits, consolidation testing),

  • Preparation of borehole logs including soil classification, preparation of gINT logs, and

  • Support in preparation of geotechnical reports and proposals.

The new hire may also be involved in slope stability assessments, finite element analyses for foundation designs, deep excavation designs, settlement analyses, etc., depending on education and experience.

Current projects include Gordie Howe International Bridge, Finch West Light Rail Transit, projects with CN Rail, Metrolinx, City of Toronto, Toronto Transit Commission, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, and other municipal and private clients.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Geotechnical/Civil Engineering with co-op terms or relevant summer work experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Strong team work, able to listen to requirements and work well with others.

  • Ability to manage time effectively.

  • Excellent attention to detail and a thorough approach to work.

  • Position requires a tolerance for working in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop and lift objects up to 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license in province of residence.

  • A graduate level degree (MSc or PhD) in geotechnical engineering.

  • Ability to travel, including extended travel, when necessary.

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 Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212790BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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