Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job description:

Are you a Geotechnical Engineer that is passionate about making a difference in your community? Our company is expanding and seeks a Senior Engineer to join our Geotechnical services team in our Louisville, Kentucky office.

This position is eligible for a remote or hybrid working arrangement.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help build a well-established and strong technical team, build and maintain client relationships, and grow our consulting engineering practice. We know that an experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer is critical for the success of the team.

  • Our Senior Geotechnical Engineer will provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients.
  • This may include performing and/or leading field investigations, engineering analyses, calculations, and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided.
  • The successful candidate will review drawings and construction to assure compliance with plans and specifications. They will also prepare proposals and cost estimates, track and evaluate project progress, budgets, and recommend changes.
  • Additional responsibilities include researching and resolving design and construction problems; assigning, reviewing, and evaluating laboratory or field data for inclusion in reports; and applying sound engineering principles with the ability to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the public works, federal government, transportation, commercial, communications, energy, and/or industrial sectors.

If you’re interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that allows us to set our course together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success, then our company is your kind of company! Come explore with us!

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical direction required for production and completion of both routine and unique or complex projects.
  • Conceptualize the initial design and/or investigative approach for a major phase of a large project, or have overall responsibility for the engineering work on a project of moderate scope.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinate engineering work involving conventional engineering practices; may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design elements.
  • Provide review of projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques.
  • Supervise the analysis and formulation of recommendations in written reports to clients; provide technical review of reports.
  • Lead technical training and make informed decisions based upon state-of-the-art technology issues.
  • Provide leadership of marketing, sales, and business development.
  • Supervise less experienced engineers or technical support personnel.
  • Serve as an Authorized Project Reviewer.
  • Develop an understanding and awareness of project-related risk; be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company; be familiar with company risk policies.
  • Lead safety efforts for the team and ensure the team follows safety rules and guidelines; responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices; promote pre-task planning for all projects.
  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects; monitor quality standards and practices.

About Our Company

Our company is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, our company has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Our growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Our vision of Together, we are best at people is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role, and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement

Our company 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.

Employment Type: Regular, Full Time

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering; Masters degree preferred (Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering with a focus in geotechnical engineering).
  • Minimum 8 years post-PE/responsible charge experience working with geotechnical consulting firm(s).
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in Kentucky, or ability to attain within 6 months.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid drivers license with acceptable violation history.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Good comp and ben

Chance to work on great projects