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Geotechnical Engineer

Greenfield, IN 46140

Posted: 11/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 542614 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our Client is seeking a motivated, well-rounded Geotechnical Engineer. This is an Engineer Position that involves conducting inspections as well as oversight of sampling and testing personnel. He/she will work closely with other professionals and the candidate should feel comfortable interacting with clients, construction personnel, and sub-contractors as a professional representative. The position has opportunity for advancement for motivated individuals willing to learn the skills and technology required of a Geotechnical Engineer. Candidates are required to have a professional engineering license. However, applicants with a solid understanding of geotechnical engineering and/or working experience in the field are preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and/or Geotechnical Engineering with at least 5 years of related professional experience.
  • Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook) is expected.
  • Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Familiarization with various AASHTO and ASTM Standards is preferred, as is a working knowledge of CAD and soil logging programs.

  • Collaborate with senior staff;
  • File review and documentation (local and state);
  • Travel to, and work performed at, various job site locations throughout the region;
  • Work in the field on project sites to perform geotechnical investigations, and construction monitoring;
  • Oversee construction activities including earthwork, dewatering, pile installation, excavation support installation, and load tests;
  • Oversee excavation activities;
  • Oversee subsurface investigations (e.g. drilling test borings and well installations);
  • Oversee subcontractors performing services at project locations;
  • Oversee geotechnical investigations;
  • Oversee and perform materials testing;
  • Perform geotechnical engineering analysis for infrastructure and development project such as foundation, retaining wall, and pavement design;
  • Participate in training events, project meetings and engineering team meetings;
  • Interpret geologic, hydrogeologic, and engineering characteristics of the subsurface;
  • Analyze and interpret laboratory results under the supervision of a Senior Project Engineer;
  • Deliver processed data in an organized fashion, following data management and APEC standards;
  • Work on several projects at one time and maintain successful client relations; and
  • Prepare letters and reports for submittal to regulatory agencies and/or clients.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification is preferred, but not required;
  • Position requires registration as a Professional Engineer OR is on track toward professional license.
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