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Geotechnical Project Engineer

Northville, MI 48168

Posted: 08/17/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Other Job Number: 503214 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


Geotechnical Project Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Observe test boring drilling, test pit excavation, monitoring well installation, and install and read geotechnical instrumentation.
  • Monitor construction operations, including earthwork, dewatering, and excavation support installations and prepare engineering field reports.
  • Coordinate construction quality control services, conduct periodic site visits, and review daily field reports prepared by others.
  • Conduct laboratory and field testing of soils and rock along with interpretation of data from a variety of tests.
  • Perform a variety of engineering analyses and calculations, with and without the use of engineering software.
  • Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, plans/drawings, technical specifications, and reports, including day-to-day correspondence.
  • Develop and present project-specific or technical presentations to clients, technical organizations, and in-house staff.
  • Coordinate field observations and studies, including on-site direction of geotechnical drilling activities, as needed.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • BS in Civil Engineering (geotechnical engineering emphasis) or related degree.  Masters preferred.
  • EIT preferred.
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering, analysis and design.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, be able to work in a team environment as well as independently, demonstrated team-oriented approach to problem-solving, and have strong interpersonal skills for contact with clients and fellow engineers/technicians.
  • Accuracy, dependability, and strong organizational skills are required.
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to manage multiple assignments at any given time, and ability to work in a team environment are required.
  • Must hold a valid driver’ s license and be willing to travel to and conduct field work at job sites/offices in Michigan.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• May be required to perform job duties in the field and office, during non-standard work hours, as necessary.

• Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.

• May be required to enter and work within confined spaces once appropriately trained.

LEADERSHIP AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

• At least 1 year of demonstrated leadership experience in mentoring and leading junior staff is required.

• Must be able to work on multiple projects for multiple project managers within budgets and deadlines.

• Experience with Project Administration, including invoicing and collections is preferred.

BENEFITS
  • Flexible and hybrid schedules
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Company-paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Medical and Dental (company pays majority of premium)
  • Vision (modest premium)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Financial assistance for professional certifications
  • 401k
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