Senior Geotechnical Engineer

HDR - Charleston, WV3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $98,000 - $130,000 a year
Senior Geotechnical Engineer - (156154)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Charleston, WV, office. The primary duties of the Geotechnical Engineer include performing investigations and evaluations to develop design recommendations, and assist in the preparation of design plans and specifications using traditional and alternative delivery methods. More-specific duties include developing subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs, shallow and deep foundation analyses, slope stability analysis, subgrade evaluations, soil and rock cut slope designs, and preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and other reporting documents. Abilities at this level with task/project management functions and preparation of technical and price proposals are a plus. The candidate should be capable of working independently and accurately, with minimal supervision. Will give direction to clerical and junior technical personnel.

Keyword(s): Geotechnical Engineer


Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering required.
MSCE preferred.
WV Professional Registration Required.
10+ years of geotechnical design experience required.
Experience with MS Office, gINT, STABL/Slide, LPILE, Slope/W, GRLWEAP, and other technical programs preferred.
WVDOH Experience required. PennDOT and PTC design experience a plus.
Project Management experience a plus.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Primary Location: United States-West Virginia-Charleston
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Geotechnical
Job Posting: Oct 17, 2019