Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer. The successful candidate will provide civil and geotechnical engineering support to Amec Foster Wheeler’s project managers responsible for delivering mining engineering projects to our clients.
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We provide the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.
Location We prefer that this position be located in our Denver, CO office. Depending on candidate’s preference, this position could also be located in our Reno or Elko, NV office.
Key Responsibilities The ideal candidate will have a solid educational background in engineering fundamentals with an emphasis on geotechnical engineering, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be a proactive problem solver. This position offers the opportunity to work with, learn from, and be mentored by senior engineering staff while executing the following roles/responsibilities:
•Perform geotechnical field investigations and construction oversight at mining sites •Provide technical drafting and design engineering support for mining infrastructure including tailings storage facilities, dams, heap leach pads, ponds and impoundments, waste dumps, piping, roads, drainage and other mine infrastructure •Perform design engineering computations, including quantity calculations, foundation design, slope stability, settlement, etc. under the guidance of a senior engineer •Design or redesign complex layouts and drawings from general written or verbal specifications from the project team •Prepare civil/geotechnical design reports under the guidance of a senior engineer •Will travel to project sites in the US and Latin America
Skills / Qualifications •BS required, MS preferred in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering or related engineering degree •2 to 7+ years of relevant engineering experience •EIT or PE required, depending upon candidate’s experience •Able to communicate in English and Spanish is a plus (orally and written) •Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel •AutoCAD Civil 3D experience •QA field experience for earthworks and geosynthetic installation desired •Experience writing record of construction reports is a plus •Ability to follow instructions, organize and prioritize work to meet scheduled deadlines •Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients •Work well under a team environment •Ability and willingness to travel to project sites western US and Latin America, especially Mexico Approximately 15-30% overnight travel •Physical requirements may require lifting up to 40 pounds and traversing over rugged terrain •Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.