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AECOM Senior Mining and Geotechnical Engineering Manager in Calgary, Alberta

Canada - British Columbia, Burnaby

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Mining and Geotechnical Engineering Manager to be based out of any of Canadian offices.

The successful candidate will have a key role in development and growth of our Mining and Water Dams business in Canada, and will include opportunities to work with our dams and mining teams internationally. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with a variety of exciting and challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in a large, complex project or several moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impact

  • Resolves complex issues

  • Provide direction to and mentoring to other technical staff in completing project tasks

  • Performs independent technical reviews of engineering reports and designs

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery

  • Competent to serve as Engineer-of-Record on design and design-build projects

  • May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including a subcontractor(s)

  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the engineering project, focusing on the unique or controversial problems

  • Regularly develop and evaluate project plans

  • Provide advice and consultation to client on engineering matters, including compliance with government laws and regulations

  • Work with clients to provide long-term solutions

  • Project leadership in the areas of design, analysis, and construction on various Tailings Dams and Mining projects

  • Develop project proposals and work with business leader on overall strategy to grow Mining practice

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline (Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering with a Major in Geotechnical) + 8 years of relevant experience in leading tailings dam design and Engineer of Record responsibility

  • Professional Engineering License required or eligible

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from CEAB-accredited institution

  • 15+ years of progressive experience within the field

  • Strong technical progression within geotechnical engineering

  • Experience in water dam design is preferable

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

  • Appropriately experienced candidates will have acted as a technical leader within the area of geotechnical involvement for mining projects including full life cycle for tailings management and dam design

  • Experience with and ability to make informed decisions regarding drilling, field investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, deformation analysis and site closure design and construction. Experience managing and working with a multi-discipline team.

  • resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Experience in client service and business development strong asset

  • Ability to support marketing effort in pursuing work on mining infrastructure projects

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 - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249899BR

Additional Locations CA - Calgary, AB - 48 Quarry Park Blvd, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW, CA - Kelowna, BC - 3275 Lakeshore Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Mississauga, ON - 1000-5090 Explorer Drive, CA - Montreal, QC - 85, Sainte-Catherine St West, CA - Regina, SK - 183-1621 Albert St, CA - Richmond Hill, ON - 30 Leek Crescent, CA - Saskatoon, SK - 2100 8th St, CA - Victoria, BC - 415 Gorge Rd E, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St, CA - Winnipeg, MB - 99 Commerce Dr

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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