Civil Tunnel Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Dallas, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 per year
Full Time


Professional development
Effective communication
Field operations
Quality control
3D computer graphics
Material characterization
Rock mechanics
Positive attitude

Job Details

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry's best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

The Water Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a Civil Engineer to be based in Dallas, Austin, or Houston, Texas.

This position is expected to begin in June 2024.

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

  • Performing site investigations, soil laboratory testing interpretations, all manner of geotechnical analyses and calculations, rehabilitation designs, alternatives analyses, etc..

  • Receiving support from a group of geotechnical professionals, with 2 to 30+ years of experience and who continuously coordinate, collaborate remotely, and foster training.

  • Completing independent project-related tasks and collaborating with multiple discipline design and project teams.

  • Offering strong, effective, communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a team across the nation and, possibly, around the world.

  • Support reviewing project plans, overseeing field operations, monitoring quality control, and providing managerial guidance.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduated from an ABET-accredited university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License is required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.

  • As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or degree in progress.

  • Engineer in Training Certification (EIT), or willingness to obtain within 6 months of employment.

  • Candidate has an active or is working towards a Professional Engineering (PE) License.

  • Preferred software experience with GeoStudio (SLOPE-W, SEEP-W, SIGMA-W, etc.), LPILE, APILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Plaxis, FLAC, Settle3D, and MathCAD.

  • Prior relevant experience in the tunnel industry preferred

  • Experience or knowledge in planning and completing drilling, field inspections and investigations, laboratory testing, advanced material characterization, seepage analysis, slope stability analysis, and settlement analysis and construction of tunnels, dams, levees, channel improvements, and other heavy civil projects.

  • Experience in construction inspection, such as tunneling deep foundation monitoring and testing, groundwater monitoring, and concrete placement monitoring.

  • Must have strong technical progression within fundamental topics in soil and rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering.

  • Able to perform daily tasks in a field environment.

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, excels in fast-paced and complex projects, and adeptly manages multiple ongoing project tasks efficiently. Willing to work overtime, when needed, to complete a task to meet the client's schedule or request.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

  • Traveling time may increase depending on project assignments. The remaining time would be in an office or hybrid work environment, based on project needs and the supervisor's approval.

  • This position may involve working flexible hours, including night shifts and weekends..

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $60,000.00 - $80,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103880

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site