AECOM careers in Jiddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia – Senior Hydrogeologist


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Saudi Arabia – Makkah, Jeddah

Job Summary

We require a dynamic and motivated Site Hydrogeologist to work in our Site Office for NEOM. This is an excellent opportunity to take a senior role in our Middle East ground engineering team and work on a very exciting project for a prestigious Client.

The candidate should be experienced in the following;

  • Excellent technical experience – with experience in Engineering geological and hydrogeological investigations, particularly for civil engineering and major project purposes and across a wide range of ground engineering environments in the UAE, Middle East and Africa.
  • Proven track record in planning and delivery of major multi-discipline projects.
  • Demonstrate a proven technical, commercial and project management track record.
  • The candidate’s technical experience should range from terrain evaluation of large areas to the detailed investigation of specific sites. It should include (as a minimum) the assessment of groundwater conditions for projects and production of risk assessments.
  • Good communication skills – able to liaise effectively at project manager and project director level and with clients. A sound knowledge of local practice and local authority requirements.
  • Project management – Experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.
  • Good report writing skills and the ability to self-check and to produce high quality and accurate work.
  • Able to demonstrate good people skills, flexibility and to have the ability to lead technical teams.
  • A clear willingness and ability to travel on short assignments with ease and for specific projects around the Middle East region, Africa and Europe.
  • A KSA (or GCC/International) driving license.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong academic background with good academic qualifications – as a minimum a first degree in geology/hydrogeology or civil engineering as well as a second degree in engineering geology/hydrogeology, geotechnical engineering or equivalent.

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249993BR

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.

Company: AECOM

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location: Jiddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Application Deadline: N/A

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