Geotechnical Engineer

Top Geotechnical Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Geotechnical Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Geotechnical Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.8% of Geotechnical Engineer resumes contained Laboratory Test Results as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Geotechnical Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Geotechnical Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Laboratory Test Results

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Here's how Laboratory Test Results is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Characterized the index and shear strength properties of the fly ash materials using field data supplemented with laboratory test results.
  • Reviewed field data including boring logs, field inspection reports, and laboratory test results.
  • Assessed soils and concrete laboratory test results.
  • Designed geotechnical engineering projects based on laboratory test results, field data and material observations.
  • Write geotechnical reports using field and laboratory test results and observations.

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2. Geotechnical Investigations

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Here's how Geotechnical Investigations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Planned and managed geotechnical investigations and remedial construction measures in the operation and maintenance of the dam safety program.
  • Performed site geotechnical investigations and prepared reports on projects carried out in Southern California and Nevada.
  • Planned and conducted geotechnical investigations, performed weekly and monthly site visits of construction projects.
  • Prepare wind/solar farm desktop studies to provide scope for preliminary and final geotechnical investigations.
  • Provided oversight for geotechnical investigations in Suriname and the Republic of Guinea.
  • Conducted and directed geotechnical investigations, prepared subsurface investigation reports.
  • Performed geotechnical investigations, as well as project management
  • Performed geotechnical investigations to obtain information on the physical properties of soil and rock.
  • Conducted geotechnical investigations for public and private entities for single and multi-story structures, bridges, retaining walls, and pavements.
  • Planned and performed geotechnical investigations and prepared Borehole logs using gINT 8.2.
  • Worked as drill crew logman, helper and driller.Projects included geotechnical investigations and construction inspection for severalGeorgia Ports Authority projects.

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3. Technical Reports

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Here's how Technical Reports is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Slope stability analyses and Coordination of technical reports.
  • Verified cross sections, contour maps, technical reports, calculations pertinent to develop geological sections.
  • Prepare and/or review, sign and stamp technical reports.
  • Prepared proposals and technical reports for geotechnical and pavement/materials engineering studies.
  • Compiled several geotechnical reports and boring stakeouts for Maryland projects.
  • Collaborated with different disciplines to prepare geotechnical reports.
  • Prepared memo and geotechnical reports.
  • Prepared Geotechnical reports, analysis of data, provide design calculations for foundations, slope stability analysis before sending to clients.
  • Assist senior engineers with project management, proposal developments, geotechnical reports, feasibility studies, and mine expansions.
  • Conducted site inspections, reviewed soil samples and prepared geotechnical reports for commercial project sites.
  • Assisted the Director of the company in design calculations and preparation of geotechnical reports.
  • Experience in geotechnical reports, soil mechanics, roadwork, and building construction.
  • Prepared Geotechnical reports from samples I obtained, logged and tested.
  • Prepared geotechnical reports for Public, Commercial and DOT projects.
  • Assist PE/S in writing the Geotechnical Reports for various projects.
  • Prepared geotechnical reports (soils and foundations recommendation).
  • Support on the preparation of geotechnical reports.
  • Prepared geotechnical reports in collaboration with senior geotechnical engineer.
  • Report Writing: Wrote complete geotechnical reports for projects with complex geotechnical issues.
  • Manage geotechnical projects, write geotechnical reports and proposals, review and seal materials testing and concrete transmittals.

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4. Subsurface Investigations

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Here's how Subsurface Investigations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed multiple subsurface investigations, on-site soils engineering services and deep foundation inspections for project managers and principals.
  • Lead field subsurface investigations using physical drilling and geophysical methods.
  • Develop and execute subsurface investigations for over 100 sites in the New York City and Northeast regions.
  • Prepare and coordinate subsurface investigations with project managers and in-house drill crew.
  • Performed geotechnical subsurface investigations, site inspections, and material testings.
  • Field oversight of subsurface investigations (borings, test pits).
  • Prepared boring logs using gINT, Geosystem for subsurface investigations.

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5. Foundation Design

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Here's how Foundation Design is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared preliminary foundation design report and cost estimate.
  • Designed foundation design and construction recommendations.
  • Modeled and analyzed subsurface conditions as part of the foundation design for mid-rise to mega-tall structures.
  • Field investigation, field/lab testing and data interpretation as part of the foundation design.
  • Design Calculations which includes Shallow and Deep Foundation Design, Retaining Wall Design.
  • Participated in peer review of helical pile foundation design and shop drawings.
  • Performed foundation design in accordance with AASHTO LRFD/FHWA/AREMA/USCOE guidelines.
  • Completed more than twenty bridge foundation design projects.
  • Tunnel, Slope and Foundation Design Operation
  • Performed geotechnical analysis and foundation design for plants housing heavy machinery that generate vibration, oil tanks and related industrial structures.
  • Prepared geotechnical reports and foundation design calculation sets.
  • Experience in offshore site investigations and foundation design, gas hydrate geohazard analyses and integrated studies.
  • Performed field geotechnical investigations for structural foundation designs and open pit mining designs in Ghana, Mali and Cote D'Ivoire.
  • Performed deep pile foundation design using computer programs LPile and APile.
  • Provided geotechnical recommendations for shallow and deep foundation design and construction for numerous monopole, lattice and guyed towers.

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6. Slope Stability

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Here's how Slope Stability is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed site reconnaissance and slope stability analyses to back-calculate material strengths and design mitigation of incipient rock slide feature.
  • Performed static and seismic slope stability analysis for transportation and earth-rock dam projects including seismic risk analysis.
  • Design experience includes slope stability analysis, seepage analysis, consolidation, and foundations.
  • Perform site investigations for slope stability analyses.
  • Conducted slope stability and seepage analysis calculations.
  • Performed settlement and slope stability analysis.
  • Performed Seepage (Steady State - Transient) and Slope Stability Analyses for Dams and Levees.
  • Performed slope stability analysis for earth dams regulated by the FERC.
  • Designed deep and shallow foundation, and slope stability analysis.
  • Analyzed slope stability for earth-rock and tailing dams.
  • Slope stability and retaining wall design.
  • Analyzed slope stability of hillsides.
  • Performed slope stability and seepage analysis of earth-fill embankments for a Florida Power Corporation plant located in central Florida.
  • Performed slope stability and seepage analysis for a water reservoir located in Wellington, Florida.
  • Slope stability analysis using Bishop and Jambu methods.
  • Slope Stability Assessments Project management of slope stability investigations & assessments for various roadway and residential slopes in Nelson region.
  • Carried out ground investigation and slope stability analysis for pavement subgrade and bridge abutments.
  • Conducted slope stability analysis for Bellevue Way embankment (Sound Transit East Link Project) using GSTABL7 software.
  • Performed geotechnical analysis of slope stability, seepage, settlement, shallow and deep foundations, and seismic.
  • Performed Slope Stability Analysis for a failed slope in Guaynabo/Camarones, Puerto Rico.

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7. Water Samples

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Here's how Water Samples is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Monitored groundwater well installations, collected soil, groundwater, vapor, sediment & surface water samples.

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8. Ground Improvement

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Here's how Ground Improvement is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Assisted with commercial building foundation calculations, ground improvement, and slope stability analysis.
  • Identified highly compressible area, worked with Highway group and developed wick drain ground improvement plans and specifications.
  • Ground Improvement for New Residential Building, Taipei, Taiwan (1996).
  • Issued SOW for underground detection and ground improvement by Stone columns.
  • Ground improvement will be only limited to underneath compressor foundations.
  • Designed and implemented ground improvement techniques for weak soils.
  • Design of different ground improvement techniques.
  • Supported pre-bid and pre-construction meetings for piling, earthwork and ground improvement programs.

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9. Site Investigations

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Here's how Site Investigations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Perform on-site investigations and surveys prior to design, developed a punch list and performed functional checks.
  • Planned and managed site investigations, field exploration and lab testing programs for soils and rock.
  • Performed site investigations, field drilling and foundation inspection.
  • Performed several site investigations including drilling, soil classification, and soil laboratory testing programinterpretation.
  • Performed surface and subsurface geological and geotechnical site investigations on numerous projects.
  • Perform site investigations and inspection, analysis for as built conditions and site studies (profiles-sections -cut/fill).
  • Managed onshore and offshore geotechnical site investigations within schedule and $4 million budget.
  • project managing geotechnical site investigations for commercial developments.

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10. Engineering Analysis

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Here's how Engineering Analysis is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Interpreted field and laboratory test data, originated and checked engineering analysis and design calculations, and prepared investigation factual reports.
  • Directed field explorations and laboratory testing programs, prepared plans and performed engineering analysis.
  • Use computer programs including Slide, LPILE, Shaft, and GRLWEAP, to complete engineering analysis and prepare design calculations.
  • Inspected reinforcing steel in masonry walls, caissons, post-tension slabs Conducted laboratory testing used in engineering analysis
  • Prepared proposal, performed engineering analysis, prepared geotechnical report, and provided on-site supervision during construction.
  • Performed geotechnical engineering analysis, design, and review.
  • Performed field investigations, engineering analysis, construction monitoring and- Prepared field geotechnical report.
  • Performed geotechnical investigations, engineering analysis and developed design and construction recommendations.

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11. Subsurface Exploration

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Here's how Subsurface Exploration is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed scopes of work and wrote proposals to perform subsurface explorations and engineering evaluations.
  • Developed subsurface exploration programs, laboratory and field-test methods and procedures.
  • Coordinated subsurface explorations, assigned, and monitored laboratory testing.
  • Performed geotechnical subsurface exploration on numerous tunneling and other deep excavation projects across the country.
  • Prepared comprehensive report with findings of subsurface explorations and geotechnical recommendations.
  • Performed subsurface exploration for input data to geotechnical reports.

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12. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Project management and supervision of projects and junior engineers.
  • Assisted with the project management for a variety of private, commercial public projects.
  • Performed roles of project management and mentoring junior level staffs and engineers.
  • Provide additional support in the following areas: operations/project management, contractreview, buy/sell analysis for equipment, and sales/production analysis.
  • Completed Kleinfelder Project Management Qualification System and managed projects up to 2-million dollars.
  • Project management of geotechnical engineering.
  • Perform project management of governmental and private geotechnical projects includingproject setup, coordination, scheduling and inter-department communication.
  • Gained valuable experience working with state and federal contracting and safety officials.Skills Usedvendor relations, project management

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13. Engineering Support

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14. Construction Materials

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Here's how Construction Materials is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Served as expert witness for litigation related to construction dispute resolution specific to soil/groundwater and construction materials issues.
  • Assisted engineers in training, performed engineering evaluations and managed construction materials testing services during construction.
  • Estimated effective cost proposals for engineering and construction materials testing projects.
  • Performed routine construction materials testing and inspection, and specialty inspections.
  • Managed Construction Materials Testing Laboratory.
  • Control and Manage Construction Materials Projects, Including Earthwork, Asphalt, Steel, and Concrete Testing during Construction.
  • Recommend types of tests to be conducted on construction materials and review test results periodically.
  • Assessed integrity of construction materials and soil test lab works for engineering purposes.
  • Coordinate sampling and testing of construction materials.
  • Managed construction materials department for 9 months.
  • Provided Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials Testing Consultation on a pro bono basis for volunteer organizations, charities and church projects.
  • Oversee and manage projects involved from procurement to completion for geotechnical and construction materials testing and inspection projects.
  • Prepared winning geotechnical and construction materials testing proposals.
  • Organize, coordinate, and schedule geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials testing projects.
  • Provided senior level, general management of day-to-day operations and administration of geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services.
  • Performed geotechnical engineering investigations, construction materials testing,construction inspection and laboratory testing of soils and concrete.
  • Perform reviews of submittals including, reports, RFIs change orders, design drawings, specifications and construction materials.

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15. Geotechnical Design

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Here's how Geotechnical Design is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Assisted in data management and review, coordinated laboratory testing program, and wrote final analysis for feasibility-level geotechnical design report.
  • Develop geotechnical design recommendations and provide technical reviews during the design and construction of engineering projects.
  • Experienced in installing and configuring various software packages required for geotechnical design projects.
  • Perform shallow and deep foundation analyses for geotechnical design parameters.
  • Prepared geotechnical design reports and design/construction recommendations for projects.
  • Executed Hundreds of Geotechnical Design Projects at Individual Capacity.
  • Performed geotechnical design and data entry.
  • Supervised technical functions of 5 engineers, 2 geologists and assorted drafting and clerical personnel in the ADOT Geotechnical Design Section.
  • Develop geotechnical design parameters for shallow and deep foundations, soil anchors, pavements, and various earth retaining structures.
  • Performed geotechnical design on high profile projects including Cornell Tech Center and Kingdom Tower.
  • Supervised geotechnical design and site works along with QA/QC including management of contracts.
  • Performed Geotechnical design of ATM piles, and Geotechnical instrumentation data reduction for I-15 Reconstruction Project
  • Conducted geotechnical investigations (drilling crews, soil laboratory staff and geotechnical designers).
  • Founded the geotechnical design department within the company and designed all geotechnical structures in the projects.
  • Review of geotechnical design of FLETs/ILTs Lianzi Project (Chevron, Angola).

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16. Geotechnical Projects

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Here's how Geotechnical Projects is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Project Leader Responsible of managing and supervise geotechnical projects.
  • Project Manager, Project Engineer for multiple geotechnical projects for public and private entities throughout the Midwest.
  • Acted as overall Project Manager on all phases of civil / geotechnical projects.
  • Served as Project Manager overseeing all phases of civil / geotechnical projects.
  • Oversee large scale geotechnical projects with the city of New York.
  • Prepare reports and proposals for geotechnical projects.
  • Project Manager, Project Engineer for multiple geotechnical projects for public and private entities through out the greater Kansas City Area.
  • Engineer of record for Fairfax County materials testing and geotechnical projects such as Langley and W. T. Woodson High Schools.

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17. Astm

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Here's how Astm is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed concrete testing, placement, and sampling in compliance with American Standards for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
  • Performed and supervised advanced laboratory soils and concrete tests in accordance with ASTM and AASHTO methodologies.
  • Review geotechnical specifications and plan for different standard (ASTM/ODOT).
  • Performed High-Strain Dynamic Testing of Deep Foundations (PDA) [ASTM D4945 12].
  • Performed Static Load Test on Deep Fountations [ASTM D1143 & ASTM D3689].

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18. SPT

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Here's how SPT is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Completed design calculations including earth pressure envelopes, settlement estimations, SPT corrections and bearing capacity calculations.
  • Supervised drilling for soil Standard Penetration Test (SPT) or rock coring operations to collect data about subsurface conditions.
  • Sampled and logged Standard Penetration Test (SPT) borings in the field.

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19. Pavement Design

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Here's how Pavement Design is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Assisted in developing construction drawings for proposed surcharging program and pavement design.
  • Review the pavement design at design review stage after performing overall pavement condition survey and locate potential material sources.
  • Evaluated the existing pavement, designed new pavement and prepared Pavement Design Report.
  • Prepared geotechnical reports providing pavement design, earthwork recommendations, and driven pile recommendations in accordance with LRFD Code.
  • Prepared preliminary and final pavement designs with Microstation v8i and Darwin 3.1..

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20. New Construction

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21. Autocad

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Here's how Autocad is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Designed grading, haul road, and drainage channel plans utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Land Surveying, Drafting and Design, Soils Testing, AutoCAD
  • Produced detail drawings in AutoCAD 2D and 3D models.
  • Design low-rise reinforced concrete buildings using AutoCAD and PKPM.
  • Created plats for customers on AutoCad for environmental controls.
  • Calculate and Design Pavement, this was done with the help of software and drawings that were made with AutoCAD.
  • Gained expertise in Maptec/Vulcan, Autocad, Rocscience, and Microsoft Software.

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22. Atterberg

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Here's how Atterberg is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed geotechnical laboratory testing like Atterberg limits, direct shear testing on soil samples for AECOM.
  • Performed grain size analysis, Atterberg limits, and standard Proctor testing in geotechnical laboratory.
  • Performed laboratory testing such as the Atterberg limits, unconfined compressive strength, etc.
  • Tested soil in lab including sieve analysis, triaxial tests and Atterberg limits.

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23. Engineering Reports

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Here's how Engineering Reports is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Produced proposals, memorandums, preliminary engineering reports and design recommendations, final engineering reports and design recommendations.
  • Performed engineering analysis and wrote geotechnical engineering reports summarizing data and recommendations developed during studies.
  • Reviewed engineering reports and provided recommendations on general geotechnical related issues.
  • Prepared geotechnical & construction engineering reports with design recommendations.
  • Skilled at analyzing soil data and compiling engineering reports.
  • Prepared Geotechnical Engineering reports for developer s construction implementation.
  • Manage geotechnical engineering projects including subsurface investigation, laboratory testing program, develop recommendations and prepare geotechnical engineering reports.
  • Performed piling and shallow foundation, retaining system, and lifting beam and load test beam design Prepared geotechnical engineering reports
  • Prepared Geotechnical Engineering Reports and managed geotechnical investigations for the design of foundations, roads, and slope stability.

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24. Shallow Foundations

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Here's how Shallow Foundations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Monitored the construction of various deep and shallow foundations operations, ensuring quality and Specifications were in compliance.
  • Designed and analyzed shallow foundations for residential, commercial, and industrial projects.
  • Performed analysis and design of deep and shallow foundations.

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25. Report Preparation

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Here's how Report Preparation is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Assisted managerial staff with site geologic setting descriptions, report preparation, and cost proposal preparation
  • Report preparation and review of work drafted by colleagues.
  • Conduct geotechnical and pavement investigations, including technical analysis, design and report preparation.

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26. Settlement Analysis

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Here's how Settlement Analysis is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Shallow and deep foundation analysis, settlement analysis, retention and cantilever wall analysis.
  • Shallow and deep foundation analysis, slope stability analysis, soil stress and settlement analysis.
  • Carried out settlement analysis of the Tunnel Diversion Structure (TDS) and lateral structures.
  • Performed geotechnical studies associated with diaphragm wall design, slope stability analysis, ground settlement analysis.

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27. Foundation Recommendations

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Here's how Foundation Recommendations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared/Interpreted soil investigation report and provided foundation recommendations.
  • Prepared geotechnical subsurface reports with foundation recommendations and related specialized site work procedures and specification.
  • Reviewed geotechnical engineering calculations and foundation recommendations reports.

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28. Cost Estimates

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Here's how Cost Estimates is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Developed excavation plans and cost estimates for these projects in addition to negotiating the cost and documentation of change orders.
  • Participated in the projects involving water source, water pump, pipe size, channel and cost estimates.
  • Design temporary foundation supports and excavation shoring, project scheduling, cost estimates and tracking.
  • Developed construction plans, specifications, cost estimates.
  • Prepared client proposals and project cost estimates.
  • Prepared geotechnical engineering proposals, reports and cost estimates.

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29. CPT

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Here's how CPT is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted field investigations with CPT and SPT.

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30. Aashto

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Here's how Aashto is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluated subsurface conditions for pavement design based on AASHTO guidelines, MDOT and DelDOT criteria.
  • Performed standard ASTEM Concrete tests - Performed standard AASHTO Asphalt (Bitumen) tests.

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31. MSE

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Here's how MSE is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Design of mechanically stabilized walls, MSE and gravity walls, Redi-Rock walls.
  • Designed concrete cantilever retaining walls, MSE walls and reinforced soil slopes under the supervision of the geotechnical branch.
  • Specialized Software: SLIDE, VOLFLO, UniSettle, LPile, CPeT-IT, Geosystems, MSEW, MS Office

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32. Design Parameters

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Here's how Design Parameters is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided scour analysis parameters and lateral earth pressure design parameters.
  • Develop analytical models using historical data and interpretations of field and laboratory data for selection of design parameters.
  • Interpreted the subsurface data and test data to determine the design parameters and the slope stability of soil and rock.
  • Developed and applied geotechnical field data and design parameters for pile design.

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33. H-Pile

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Here's how H-Pile is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluated shaft drilling for deep foundation, H-piles driving (test/production) for bridge piers.
  • Provided geotechnical engineering design and testing services for steel H-pile supported water intake structures at the Tar River.

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34. Civil Engineering

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Here's how Civil Engineering is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Leveraged industry expertise in administering multiple civil engineering-related projects including shallow and deep foundation design.
  • Prepared recommendations and reports for the construction or improvement of civil engineering projects.
  • Coordinated civil engineering services for site topography and construction plan preparation.
  • Supervised teams of up to six contractors and 50 laborers in civil engineering consulting projects.
  • Served as project design engineer for earthwork and structural foundation features for civil engineering projects.

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35. Design Calculations

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Here's how Design Calculations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Prepare reports with design calculations and specifications.
  • Perform design calculations for deep and shallow foundation, earth Auto CAD 3D San Juan, P.R.

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36. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Perform preconstruction surveys and seismic data collection to document structural response during construction activities.
  • Performed compression and tension load tests on helical pier foundations for data collection for foundation design.

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37. ACI

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Here's how ACI is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Improved company procedures and generated Engineering Technical Practices in developing earthquake design criteria and facility earthquake design.
  • Performed basic seismologic studies including siting and ground motion analyses for nuclear and commercial facilities.
  • Conducted bearing capacity and earth pressure calculations.
  • Performed bearing capacity and elastic settlement analysis.
  • Design foundation length to meet the minimum capacity/design load ratio, for design loads submitted by the bridge engineer.
  • Support Business Development Department creating visual tools for surface facilities and pipelines across the US and Canada.
  • Project types included a wide range of commercial, municipal, and industrial facilities.
  • Design of sheet piles and lateral bracing.
  • Design foundation for solar power facilities.
  • Based on the non-destructive testing, coring and visual inspection, a pile structural and geotechnical resistance capacity analysis was performed.
  • Co-author of reports for the pond design, operations, and maintenance for a flowback fracture water facility in Canada.
  • Evaluated test data, developed design parameters, eng analyses for foundation capacities, slope stability & settlements.
  • Served as lead inspector during pile load testing to confirm Kleinfelder's design of ACIP piles.
  • Reviewed design submittals and monitoring shoring and bracing systems for seven major structures.
  • Conduct slope stability analysis using SLIDE for mine construction and tailings storage facilities.
  • Staff Geotechnical Engineer for Sand Island WWTP Facility Plan.
  • Conducted geotechnical analyses and civil design work on Federal government facilities intended for containment of both hazardous and radiological wastes.
  • Pile drivability analysis and conducting PDA test for integrity test and calculating piles load bearing capacity.
  • Performed field tests such as soil borings and permeability tests; identified soil facies, chemistry, and properties.
  • Evaluated Pile capacity for Platforms associated with Umm Lolo project.

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38. US Army

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39. Construction Inspection

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Here's how Construction Inspection is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed construction inspection with 12 hours shifts to accommodate the accelerated schedule for an emergency washout bridge replacement project.
  • Project Manager for construction inspection of various structures at Back River WWTP, Baltimore, MD.
  • Attended field inspections to assess structural damages Checked construction inspection reports and soil laboratory test reports for technical errors.
  • Prepared proposals and cost estimates and solicited potential clients for Geotechnical and construction inspections projects.
  • Perform routine construction material and soil testing, including Road and Bridge construction inspection, fill placement and compaction.
  • Perform construction inspection for secant piles, jet grouting, permeation grouting, dewatering and deep excavations.

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40. Test Pits

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Here's how Test Pits is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted field investigations for subsurface test pits, boring inspections, groundwater monitoring and structural foundation inspection.
  • Conduct test pits to document near surface soil conditions and retrieve soil samples for laboratory testing.
  • Performed field work including soil test drilling, collecting samples, and conducting test pits.
  • Record logs of borings and test pits and daily summary sheets to maintain a record of work performed in the field.
  • Performed Subsurface Soil Investigations (Test Pits and Soil Borings) Conducted Laboratory Testing and Sampling.

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41. Moisture Content

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Here's how Moisture Content is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Carried out testing of aggregates and natural sand for concrete include grading, clay content, moisture content etc.

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42. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Provided business development functions including creation of marketing materials and meeting with prospective clients.
  • Performed business development in infrastructure projects.
  • General duties included writing proposals, project management and execution, report writing, and business development.
  • Identify business development opportunities, develop scope of services, and prepare fee proposals.

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43. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Performed Forensic Engineering Services for Structural Distress Including Seismic Data Analysis for Vibration Mitigation Measures.
  • Conduct slope stability radar (SSR) data analysis for surface mines in Africa, Canada, North and South America.
  • Perform advanced soil testing, data analysis, and interpretation.

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44. Major Projects

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Here's how Major Projects is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Major projects include residential master plans development, industrial plants and highway foundations.
  • Major projects include commercial buildings, parking structure and industrial plants.
  • Involved with geotechnical study and design of several major projects including subway stations, dams, refineries, sport complex and schools
  • Major Projects Al-Taji, Al-Isehaky and Balad backfill and embedment projects.

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45. Engineering Calculations

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Here's how Engineering Calculations is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Perform field explorations, analyze data, complete engineering calculations, and provide design and implementation recommendations.
  • Perform engineering calculations related to settlement, pile capacity, and support of excavations.
  • Performed the design engineering calculations for projects including foundations, large structural excavations, soil embankments and retaining walls.

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46. Laboratory Data

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Here's how Laboratory Data is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Compile and analyze field and laboratory data.

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47. Soil Properties

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Here's how Soil Properties is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Compile and evaluate the soil properties from the available lab and field data.
  • Performed soil classification, estimate engineering soil properties, and seismic site class.

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48. CBR

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49. Foundation Engineering

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50. Construction Activities

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Here's how Construction Activities is used in Geotechnical Engineer jobs:
  • Supported the senior staff with QC (Quality Construction) oversight for construction activities and oversaw the execution of design specifications.
  • Supervised and coordinated excavation, soil nailing, pile foundation, and retaining wall construction activities.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Geotechnical Engineer

Laboratory Test Results18.4%
Geotechnical Investigations9.8%
Technical Reports9.5%
Subsurface Investigations8.8%
Foundation Design8.1%
Slope Stability7.2%
Water Samples4.3%
Ground Improvement3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Geotechnical Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Laboratory Test Results
Laboratory Test Results
13.8%
13.8%
2
2
Geotechnical Investigations
Geotechnical Investigations
7.3%
7.3%
3
3
Technical Reports
Technical Reports
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Subsurface Investigations
Subsurface Investigations
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
Foundation Design
Foundation Design
6.1%
6.1%
6
6
Slope Stability
Slope Stability
5.4%
5.4%
7
7
Water Samples
Water Samples
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Ground Improvement
Ground Improvement
3%
3%
9
9
Site Investigations
Site Investigations
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Engineering Analysis
Engineering Analysis
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Subsurface Exploration
Subsurface Exploration
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Project Management
Project Management
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Construction Materials
Construction Materials
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Geotechnical Design
Geotechnical Design
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Geotechnical Projects
Geotechnical Projects
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Astm
Astm
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
SPT
SPT
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Pavement Design
Pavement Design
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
New Construction
New Construction
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Autocad
Autocad
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Atterberg
Atterberg
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Engineering Reports
Engineering Reports
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Shallow Foundations
Shallow Foundations
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Report Preparation
Report Preparation
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Settlement Analysis
Settlement Analysis
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Foundation Recommendations
Foundation Recommendations
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Cost Estimates
Cost Estimates
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
CPT
CPT
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Aashto
Aashto
1%
1%
31
31
MSE
MSE
1%
1%
32
32
Design Parameters
Design Parameters
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
H-Pile
H-Pile
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Design Calculations
Design Calculations
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
ACI
ACI
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
US Army
US Army
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Construction Inspection
Construction Inspection
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Test Pits
Test Pits
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Moisture Content
Moisture Content
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Business Development
Business Development
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Major Projects
Major Projects
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Engineering Calculations
Engineering Calculations
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Laboratory Data
Laboratory Data
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Soil Properties
Soil Properties
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
CBR
CBR
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Foundation Engineering
Foundation Engineering
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Construction Activities
Construction Activities
0.5%
0.5%

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