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Mining/Geotechnical Engineer


Posted: 9/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1377840

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category

Job Summary
Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking an experienced Mining/Geotechnical Engineer in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The successful candidate will perform underground mining/geotechnical engineering activities including design, development, and test duties and responsibilities.  Train and qualify as an Alternate Cognizant Engineer on several engineering systems.  Perform daily interface activities and assist with planning an execution of underground mining activities.  Evaluate and select appropriate methods and procedures to produce economical and efficient applications.  Analyze and recommend incorporation of technological advancements in techniques, principles, theories, equipment, and utilization.  Collaborate with project engineers and management to determine technical requirements and performance objectives of assigned projects.

Business Line
Management Services

Position Title
Mining/Geotechnical Engineer

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with five (5) years experience in underground mine engineering, mine planning, or operations is required.
  • Credit may be given for any other type of appropriate industrial or related practical experience.
  • Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Geotechnical or Mechanical Engineering is desired.
  • Experience with the design, installation and monitoring of ground control techniques in salt rock excavations is preferred.
  • Experience with managing geotechnical field inspections and monitoring systems is preferred.
  • Previous WIPP experience is preferred.

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)


United States of America

USA - New Mexico

Clearance Required