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Geotech Engineer

Raleigh, SC
Geotechnical Engineer I
Location: Raleigh, NC
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay: $65k-75k
We are seeking an individual to perform various geotechnical engineering services. These services include but are not limited to various technical evaluations as well as project management/administrative support services associated with the practice of geotechnical engineering. This position will require zero (0) to four (4) years of experience within the geotechnical or similar engineering field. Experience with deep and shallow foundations, laboratory soil analyses, and technical reports issuance with limited supervision is a plus.
Positional Responsibilities
Under the supervision of senior engineering professionals, the selected individual will be expected to apply strong analytical skills in areas of geotechnical engineering across multiple markets, including the commercial and telecommunications industries. Anticipated tasks include but are not limited to:
• Coordinate with geotechnical drilling subcontractors to complete the field aspect of a geotechnical investigation.
• Perform soil/rock classifications and laboratory analysis for use in geotechnical engineering analysis across multiple markets, including the commercial and telecommunications industries.
• Perform field resistivity testing; foundation and foundation modification installation monitoring and inspection; hand auger and dynamic cone penetrometer testing; and field logging of soils (when necessary)
• Complete geotechnical engineering calculations to determine the capacity of existing foundations or for the use in the design of new foundation elements, pavements, earth retention systems, etc.
• Consult with related disciplines, both internally and externally, during and after analysis and report preparation phases
• Complete report and supporting document preparation and compilation (for all technical analyses)
• Manage individual workload to complete tasks within expected cycle times
• Coordinate and manage subcontract drillers, private utility locators, and other aspects of a geotechnical investigation
Due to the nature and limited timelines of most projects, the selected individual should be willing and capable of exhibiting the work ethic and social ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment where communication with co-workers and strategic partners is paramount.
Computer Software Experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel, is required
  • Experience with geotechnical analysis programs such as Shaft and gINT a plus
  • Experience with computer drafting software (AutoCAD) is a plus
  • Experience with slope stability software such as STABL Suite, Geoslope, and/or equivalent software is a plus
Required Education:
Bachelor of Science in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution; M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, or related, is a plus.
Required Competency:
EI registration is a plus
Required Experience:
Engineering experience amounting to zero (0) to four (4) years of experience in geotechnical engineering or related engineering areas; more specifically deep and shallow foundations.
Some travel, less than 10%, will be required as necessary for project meetings, field investigations, etc.
René Abgrall Recruiting
(c) 204-981-5666

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