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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Bechtel
Reston, VA
Project Information:

Bechtel Corporation is a global company headquartered in Reston, VA and engaged in the engineering, procurement, and construction of large-scale projects such as fossil and nuclear power plants, renewable energy, infrastructure (motorways, airports, etc.), processing facilities, multi-faceted chemical complexes, refineries, and pipelines.

As a major contractor engaged in the design and construction of large-scale projects in the United States and overseas, Bechtel has delivered projects in some of the most challenging ground conditions; thus, it is looking to add to its staff geotechnical engineers seeking challenging projects requiring geotechnical investigation program development and execution, design of complex ground improvement systems, deep foundation design and installation, advanced finite element modeling for geotechnical analysis, and other geotechnical-related project activities. Projects may be in the US or other countries.

We invite qualified engineers looking for opportunities to join our team to help deliver the most challenging projects in the world.

Position Overview:

This position is for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer who will provide field support as needed, originate and check analytical calculations and numerical modeling, specifications and reports associated with various projects. The successful candidate will report to the project Geotechnical Engineering Manager, but should be able to work independently and exercise engineering judgment on problem definition, scoping, selection of design criteria, adoption and adaption of appropriate engineering techniques. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, a can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs. The successful candidate will be expected to support multiple projects, but may also be assigned to a project. The selected candidate will be expected to travel to the job site and other Bechtel and client offices in the U.S. and abroad for periods of time ranging from a few days to several months.

Responsibilities:

This role will support field investigations, review of site and subsurface geotechnical investigations data, originate and review geotechnical engineering designs and specifications, and prepare and review geotechnical studies for multiple projects in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. The work will require coordinating with other geotechnical engineers and other technical disciplines in a team environment and may include the following scope:

* Geotechnical design parameters for soil and/or rock-supported foundations.
* Bearing capacity and settlement calculations.
* Soil liquefaction assessments and mitigation.
* Ground improvement design and installation.
* Pile design and installation.
* Foundation settlement analysis.
* Soil and rock slope stability analyses.
* Soil and/or rock excavations support calculations.
* Engineering specifications including earthworks, piling, ground improvement, soil and/or rock excavation support, etc.
* Technical memo, study, and report writing.
* Vendor submittal review and integration into the design solution.
* Budget and schedule tracking and quality compliance.
* Coordination with other technical disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.

Basic Qualifications:

* Level 1: An M.S. degree in Geotechnical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline from an accredited university or college with 5 years of progressive related experience in the field or a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of progressive related experience.
* Level 2: An M.S. degree in Geotechnical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline from an accredited university or college with 8 years of progressive related experience in the field or a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering and a minimum of 6 years of progressive related experience.
* Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to, performing site and subsurface geotechnical investigations, geotechnical engineering designs and specifications, and preparing and reviewing geotechnical calculations and studies for power plants, infrastructure, industrial process facilities or complex building systems.
* Legal right to work in the US without sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Experience with Microsoft Office programs, and other common computer programs.
* Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
* Ability to utilize engineering and office automation tools effectively.
* Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.
* Broad knowledge of the application of geotechnical engineering design principles.
* Registered Professional Engineer in US (Geotechnical or related Engineering).
* Advanced knowledge of site and subsurface Investigation, development of engineering properties of soil and rock, foundation design and analysis, foundation analysis under dynamic loads and earthworks.
* Advanced knowledge of pile installation and testing, numerical analysis using FEM and FDM, soil and/or rock slope stability and construction specification.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ph.D. degree in Geotechnical or related Engineering, from an accredited university.
* Related experience in soil liquefaction analysis, construction dewatering, and construction supervision.
* Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs (including nuclear) and occupational health and safety.
* Prior experience working on large industrial or civil infrastructure projects.
* Hands-on experience with industry-standard geotechnical software and computational tools.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

www.bechtel.com

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.
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3d ago

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Bechtel Corporation
Reston, VA
# Project Information:

Bechtel Corporation is a global company headquartered in Reston, VA and engaged in the engineering, procurement, and construction of large-scale projects such as fossil and nuclear power plants, renewable energy, infrastructure (motorways, airports, etc.), processing facilities, multi-faceted chemical complexes, refineries, and pipelines.

As a major contractor engaged in the design and construction of large-scale projects in the United States and overseas, Bechtel has delivered projects in some of the most challenging ground conditions; thus, it is looking to add to its staff geotechnical engineers seeking challenging projects requiring geotechnical investigation program development and execution, design of complex ground improvement systems, deep foundation design and installation, advanced finite element modeling for geotechnical analysis, and other geotechnical-related project activities. Projects may be in the US or other countries.

We invite qualified engineers looking for opportunities to join our team to help deliver the most challenging projects in the world.

# Position Overview:

This position is for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer who will provide field support as needed, originate and check analytical calculations and numerical modeling, specifications and reports associated with various projects. The successful candidate will report to the project Geotechnical Engineering Manager, but should be able to work independently and exercise engineering judgment on problem definition, scoping, selection of design criteria, adoption and adaption of appropriate engineering techniques. The successful candidate must have strong organizational and teamwork skills, proven problem-solving abilities, a can-do attitude, and the desire to innovate designs. The successful candidate will be expected to support multiple projects, but may also be assigned to a project. The selected candidate will be expected to travel to the job site and other Bechtel and client offices in the U.S. and abroad for periods of time ranging from a few days to several months.

# Responsibilities:

This role will support field investigations, review of site and subsurface geotechnical investigations data, originate and review geotechnical engineering designs and specifications, and prepare and review geotechnical studies for multiple projects in accordance with applicable procedures, codes, standards, and contract requirements. The work will require coordinating with other geotechnical engineers and other technical disciplines in a team environment and may include the following scope:

+ Geotechnical design parameters for soil and/or rock-supported foundations.

+ Bearing capacity and settlement calculations.

+ Soil liquefaction assessments and mitigation.

+ Ground improvement design and installation.

+ Pile design and installation.

+ Foundation settlement analysis.

+ Soil and rock slope stability analyses.

+ Soil and/or rock excavations support calculations.

+ Engineering specifications including earthworks, piling, ground improvement, soil and/or rock excavation support, etc.

+ Technical memo, study, and report writing.

+ Vendor submittal review and integration into the design solution.

+ Budget and schedule tracking and quality compliance.

+ Coordination with other technical disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.

# Basic Qualifications:

+ **Level 1** : An M.S. degree in Geotechnical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline from an accredited university or college with 5 years of progressive related experience in the field or a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of progressive related experience.

+ **Level 2** : An M.S. degree in Geotechnical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline from an accredited university or college with 8 years of progressive related experience in the field or a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering and a minimum of 6 years of progressive related experience.

+ Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to, performing site and subsurface geotechnical investigations, geotechnical engineering designs and specifications, and preparing and reviewing geotechnical calculations and studies for power plants, infrastructure, industrial process facilities or complex building systems.

+ Legal right to work in the US without sponsorship.

# Minimum Qualifications:

+ Experience with Microsoft Office programs, and other common computer programs.

+ Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

+ Ability to utilize engineering and office automation tools effectively.

+ Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards.

+ Broad knowledge of the application of geotechnical engineering design principles.

+ Registered Professional Engineer in US (Geotechnical or related Engineering).

+ Advanced knowledge of site and subsurface Investigation, development of engineering properties of soil and rock, foundation design and analysis, foundation analysis under dynamic loads and earthworks.

+ Advanced knowledge of pile installation and testing, numerical analysis using FEM and FDM, soil and/or rock slope stability and construction specification.

# Preferred Qualifications:

+ Ph.D. degree in Geotechnical or related Engineering, from an accredited university.

+ Related experience in soil liquefaction analysis, construction dewatering, and construction supervision.

+ Experience working with procedures meeting quality assurance programs (including nuclear) and occupational health and safety.

+ Prior experience working on large industrial or civil infrastructure projects.

+ Hands-on experience with industry-standard geotechnical software and computational tools.

**_Shaping tomorrow together_**

**_Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live._**

**_www.bechtel.com_**

**_Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law._**

**_In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking._**
27d ago

Geotechnical Engineer

Stevenson Consulting, Inc.
Chantilly, VA
Stevenson Consulting, Inc. is seeking a Registered Geotechnical Engineer to join our Northern Virginia/Maryland team. This position manages moderate to highly complex geotechnical projects by providing technical expertise required to meet the exacting requirements of the project and client's expectations.
Requirements:

+ Bachelor's degree in geotechnical, civil or related engineering required

+ Five or more years of geotechnical engineering experience

+ Construction Materials Testing management experience is a plus

+ Professional Engineer registration/licensure for Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia

Full time position with benefits including certification testing assistance, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k). Medical and dental insurance offered.

Stevenson Consulting, Inc. - your next great career opportunity!

Drug Free, EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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54d ago

Geotechnical Engineer

Hillis-Carnes
Chantilly, VA
We are current seeking a geotechnical engineer, P.E. preferred, to join our team in Chantilly, VA and participate on a wide variety of geotechnical, testing and monitoring related projects. Projects are primarily located within Maryland, Virginia, DC, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with personnel at other HCEA offices throughout the company.
General Responsibilities:

* Support the office's Geotechnical Group and other departments as required.
* Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports, including day to day correspondence.
* Perform geotechnical analyses based on site conditions and requirements to support project designs.
* Evaluate laboratory and field data for inclusion in reports.
* Review and interpret data and test results.
* Prepare field reports, internal correspondence and engineering reports.
* Follow company safety standards, site safety standards, and provide all required permitting.
* Contact vendors; research literature and regulatory requirements; prepare designs.
* Support field instrumentation and monitoring activities.
* Develop and maintain clients and actively participate in professional and related industry organizations.

Candidate Qualifications:

* B.S. Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering or related field preferred.
* 3+ years of related experience
* P.E. preferred
* Enthusiastic, self-starter with desire to provide excellent service to clients
* Strong communication skills (oral and written)
* Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD)
* Valid driver's license
* Willing to travel and work out of town for short periods of time

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes: medical, dental, life, LTD/STD, 401k, paid time off, and much more.

EOE
60d+ ago

Project Geotechnical Engineer

Schnabel Engineering, Inc.
Sterling, VA
Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, dam, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel?s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with over 400 employees in 22 offices throughout the United States.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel?s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
Job Description:

Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Project/Senior Geotechnical Engineer to support our growing business. Qualified candidates will be well-rounded, organized problem solvers with an interest in managing complex projects, working with a team of skilled engineers, and developing younger staff. The qualified candidate should possess detailed knowledge of geotechnical theory and have experience with report writing and client interaction. The successful candidate for this position will gain practical knowledge and experience while solving real-world engineering problems, in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Projects may include both local projects to the Washington DC area, as well as international projects throughout the world.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Develop geotechnical engineering scope of services and fee estimates

+ Planning and oversight of geotechnical investigations

+ Manage geotechnical and construction phase observation and testing field work performed by others

+ Assign, review and interpret geotechnical laboratory tests

+ Create basic plans and figures using AutoCAD and GIS

+ Perform geotechnical engineering analysis and calculations

+ Develop geotechnical engineering recommendations and write geotechnical engineering reports

+ Perform project management activities including communicating resource needs, planning and delegating work, management of project budgets, invoicing and backlog reporting

+ Manage client relationships and business development opportunities

+ Manage and mentor junior engineers, commensurate with experience level

+ Work as a team member within the geotechnical engineering department and across other Schnabel offices to effectively balance workload among available resources

+ Occasionally perform field work such as logging test borings, construction observation and on-site client consultation

Required Skills/Experience:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program, Master?s degree preferred

+ 8+ years of professional experience in consulting geotechnical engineering

+ P.E. certification is required

+ AutoCAD and GIS skills suitable for developing geotechnical deliverables

+ Proficiency with gINT software

+ Proficiency with standard geotechnical engineering analysis software such as LPILE, APILE and SHAFT, GeoStudio, Settle3D and FoSSA, or similar programs.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills

+ Positive attitude

+ Ability to multi-task

+ Strong work ethic and a desire for continual self-improvement

+ Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment

+ Confidence and independence, with a shared sense of responsibility

+ Effective time management and interpersonal skills

Other Requirements:

+ U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status (no visa sponsorship provided)

+ Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check

+ Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
60d+ ago

Geotechnical Engineer, Project Level

Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.
Sterling, VA
GTA is currently seeking a Project Level Geotechnical Engineer for our Sterling, VA office with 6 or more years of experience in construction observation and testing related to the following areas:
+ Earthwork, foundation, and construction materials observation and testing.

+ Subsurface investigations including borings and test pits, reviewing exploration logs, lab results, and plans.

+ Forensic investigation and failure analysis.

+ Preparation of geotechnical reports.

Candidates should be prepared for professional growth into such areas as retaining wall design, slope stability analysis, pavement design, review of subsurface conditions and foundation design, and project management. This is an excellent opportunity to work with experienced PE's and learn and perform on a wide variety of projects.

Requirements:

+ BS Degree in civil engineering, with geotechnical concentration

+ P.E. preferred

+ Excellent writing and communication skills

+ Business development experience a plus

+ CADD experience preferred

We ensure nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and all revisions and addendums thereof.
60d+ ago

Civil / Geotechnical Engineer

Arcadis International
Arlington, VA
The Environmental Business Line of Arcadis is currently searching for a Civil Engineer with a background in Geotechnical Engineering. The qualified candidate will be responsible for providing technical and project management support to remediation projects. The position can be in any of our East Coast offices and will support projects across the United States.

* Experience with geotechnical engineering including slope stability analysis, shoring design, and bulkhead design.

* Experience with geotechnical software such as Slope/W, Plaxis, Group, LPile, SoilVision, DeepEx, and/or Holebase.
* Coordinating with local and nationwide teams for project delivery.
* Preparation and review of design calculations and drawings.
* Provide support for report writing, permitting, and cost estimating support.
* Coordination of work with engineers of other disciplines.
* Ensure the project and client quality control measures are being implemented.
* This position encompasses both office work (technical design, task management, data analysis, report preparation, etc.) as well as field work (estimated to be up to 25%).

Ideal candidate will have experience with:

* Slope stability analysis
* Foundation bearing capacity analysis
* Rock Mechanics
* Shoring design
* Bulkhead design
* In-Situ Soil Stabilization
* Civil design and earthwork

Key Attributes:

* Demonstrated commitment to providing a safe and healthful workplace.
* Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related discipline
* Minimum 8 years' experience.

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world's most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
9d ago

Geotechnical Engineer 8

CDM Smith
Fairfax, VA
CDM Smith is seeking a full time Senior Geotechnical Engineer with expertise in geotechnical engineering specifically in airfield pavement design.
We have a preference for this hire to be located near a CDM Smith major office.

As a member of our Geotechnical Team you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:

- Providing senior level experience with Unified Facilities Criteria for Airfield Pavement Design, Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, FAA Advisory Circulars, and AASHTO flexible and rigid pavement design standards required.

- Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate mid to large size field and laboratory services for transportation-related projects including airfield and roadway pavement projects, embankment design and retaining structures

- Perform and/or oversee geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for the design of new pavements and overlays, pavement condition surveys, pavement rehabilitation, and reconstruction

- Perform and/or oversee geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for other project types consistent with successful applicant's expertise. This could include: earthwork, dewatering, and excavation support; shallow/deep foundations; pipelines; dams, reservoirs, and levees; solid waste; tunneling, micro-tunneling, and pipe jacking; or geo-environmental projects

- Write engineering reports and prepare Contract Documents

- Oversee engineering services during construction on projects involving pavement design and other project types consistent with successful applicant's expertise

- Prepare scope, schedules and budgets for proposals

- Manage projects, subcontractors, and geotechnical staff on multi-disciplined projects and work within multi-disciplined team environment

- Directing the work of a staff of up to 5 engineers and technicians

- Acting as mentor for lower-level employees

- Maintaining liaison with individuals and units within or outside organization

- Work with clients in the federal, public, and private sectors

**Job Title:**

Geotechnical Engineer 8

**Group:**

ISO

**Certification/License Requirements:**

Professional Engineer

**CDM Smith Employment Type:**

Regular

**Minimum Qualifications:**

- Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical, Civil, Mining or Geologic Engineering or related discipline. Professional engineering (PE) license.

- 15 years of related experience.

- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

- Master's degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering emphasis.

- Experience in all types of subsurface explorations, laboratory testing, foundation engineering, analysis, engineering report writing, preparation of contract documents.

- Excellent communication and writing skills.

- 15 years of related experience in pavement design for airfields, streets, and highways. Experience with Unified Facilities Criteria for Airfield Pavement Design, Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, FAA Advisory Circulars, and AASHTO flexible and rigid pavement design standards required.

- Experience on transportation projects with municipal, state, and federal agencies

- International experience with airfield pavement is a plus.

- Experience with PCASE is a plus.

- Experience in Roller-Compacted Concrete for pavements and channel/basin liner projects is a plus.

- Experience in dams, trenchless technology / tunnels, and large civil projects is a plus.

- Experience with water and wastewater projects with state, county and municipal agencies is a plus.

- Experience with staff management, project management and business development is a plus.

**EEO Statement:**

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

**Why CDM Smith?:**

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

**Job Site Location:**

United States - Nationwide

**Agency Disclaimer:**

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

**Amount of Travel Required:**

20%

**Assignment Category:**

Fulltime-Regular

**Visa Sponsorship Available:**

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

**Background Check and Drug Testing Information:**

CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
60d+ ago

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Olsson Associates
Remote or Denver, CO
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will serve as lead project manager for the team, focusing on project execution, winning repeat work, and managing key client accounts. You will also perform geotechnical engineering design, project proposal and management duties with integrity and a drive to succeed. You will also process design calculations, develop project scopes and schedules, and travel to job sites for observation. You will support marketing and business development efforts, supervise/direct professionals and technical staff, and promote efficiencies in producing quality work You will be required to ensure high client service by providing constructible designs, meeting deadlines and creating clear communications with our clients. This role has a flexible work environment with options to work from home and a sign-on bonus potential based on experience.
You are passionate about:

* Working collaboratively with others
* Having ownership in the work you do
* Using your talents to positively affect communities
* Empowering others to use their talents

You bring to the team:

* Strong communication skills
* Ability to contribute and work well on a team
* Bachelor's Degree in civil/geotechnical engineering
* Must be a registered professional engineer
* 8+ years of related Geotechnical analysis and design experience
* Desire to lead an established geotechnical team
* The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we're here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you'll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you'll:

* Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
* Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
* Receive an excellent 401(k) match
* Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
* Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
* Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Typical salary range for this position is $105,000 to $144,000, and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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New
1d ago

Geotechnical Engineer

Olsson
Remote or Denver, CO
As a Geotechnical Engineer, you will perform geotechnical engineering design, project proposal and management duties with integrity and a drive to succeed. You will also process design calculations, develop project scopes and schedules, and travel to job sites for observation. You will be required to ensure high client service by providing constructible designs, meeting deadlines and creating clear communications with our clients. This role has a flexible work environment with options to work from home and a sign-on bonus potential based on experience. *You are passionate about:* * Working collaboratively with others * Having ownership in the work you do * Using your talents to positively affect communities *You bring to the team:* * Strong communication skills * Ability to contribute and work well on a team * Bachelor's Degree in civil/geotechnical engineering * Must be a registered professional engineer or able to obtain licensure within 6 months * 5+ years of related Geotechnical analysis and design experience Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we're here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it. As an Olsson employee, you'll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you'll: * Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) * Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities * Receive an excellent 401(k) match * Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles * Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance * Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements */ /*Typical salary range for this position is $75,000 to $99,000, and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status. #LI-CB1
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Average Salary For a Geotechnical Engineer

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Geotechnical Engineer is $70,573 per year or $34 per hour. The highest paying Geotechnical Engineer jobs have a salary over $90,000 per year while the lowest paying Geotechnical Engineer jobs pay $55,000 per year

Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary
$70,000 yearly
$34 hourly
Updated October 20, 2021
55000
10 %
70000
Median
90000
90 %

Highest Paying Cities For Geotechnical Engineer

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Anchorage, AK
$107,973
$51.91
San Francisco, CA
$88,543
$42.57
Seattle, WA
$80,928
$38.91
Reno, NV
$77,864
$37.43
Denver, CO
$74,993
$36.05
Washington, DC
$74,962
$36.04

5 Common Career Paths For a Geotechnical Engineer

Project Manager

Project managers oversee a specific project related to the organization's business. They manage the whole project from inception to evaluation. They initiate planning with involved departments, follow-through on the plans, ensure smooth execution of the plans, and evaluate the project for further improvements should these be needed. In line with this, project managers also ensure that the project is cost-efficient and well within the budget. They also manage the different work teams involved in the project and ensure that things are running smoothly on this aspect as well.

Staff Engineer

Staff engineers are responsible for designing, developing, and inspecting various products, equipment, or structures. These professionals may perform varied duties depending on their specialization that includes overseeing the design and construction of buildings, bridges, sewer systems, and other infrastructure, estimating the financial costs of construction projects, and ensuring compliance with health and safety laws and regulations. Other duties include designing and developing machinery, tools, and engines, solving design problems, and building the manufacturing equipment needed to create their products.

Project Engineering Manager

A project engineering manager's job is to oversee engineering projects in diverse industries, including transportation, software development, and utility industries. They are responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of intricate designs and evaluating and approving changes that may affect the scope, budget, and completion of a project. They also perform other essential tasks, including monitoring the project's progress and performance, developing maintenance plans, and preparing expenditure reports. Project engineering managers are also expected to resolve any issues that may arise from operations.

Senior Engineer

A senior engineer is responsible for overseeing all operations within a designated area. With years of experience and expertise, a senior engineer may take charge of establishing goals, deadlines, and budgets for a particular project. They must devise and implement strategies that would improve the quality of workflow and deliver significant results. Furthermore, a senior manager must also supervise a team of skilled engineers, leading them in the joint effort to reach the company's vision and mission, all while adhering to the safety standards and regulations.

Senior Structural Engineer

A Senior Structural Engineer is responsible for investigating and analyzing different construction problems. They must determine the causes of defects of buildings' envelopes, roofs, walls, and other parts of construction.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Geotechnical Engineer