Geotechnical Engineer

at  Kleinfelder Inc

Morrisville, NC 27560, USA -

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Take Your Geotechnical Career to the Next Level
Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder’s Geotechnical team is looking for you! From earthquake and seismic engineering to the latest trenchless technology methods, Kleinfelder’s Geotechnical Services support the planning, engineering, and construction of complex projects, and our specialists are leading experts in their fields.
Step into Your New Role Our North Carolina team is growing and looking to add a Geotechnical Engineer to our Greensboro or Raleigh office. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of energy, commercial, transportation infrastructure, and construction projects. You will work with a talented team of professionals with sought after experience in subsurface investigations. geotechnical design, construction oversight, and trenchless technologies. Join our team where you can grow a career, become a leader, connect with experienced mentors, and maintain a healthy work/life balance. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will be self-motivated and have 2 - 5 years of geotechnical engineering experience. In this position you will assist the Project Engineers / Project Managers and participate in execution of field investigation and construction oversight. You will also assist with review and compilation of geotechnical laboratory and field-testing results, perform geotechnical analyses and prepare geotechnical reports. The responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to the following:
Assist the Project Engineers / Project Managers and participate in field assignments including boring layout and utility clearance, coordination with drilling contractors, supervision of drill rig and geotechnical field investigations, logging of borings and test pits.
Inspection and construction oversight of grading, earthwork, retaining structures, trenchless installation, and foundation installation.
Assist with lab testing assignment and compilation of lab and field-testing results.
Perform geotechnical engineering analysis under the supervision of senior staff including soil/rock classification, slope stability analysis, earth retention systems, shallow and deep foundation design, settlement, ground improvement, trenchless drill design, and geologic hazard evaluation.
Assist the Project Engineers / Managers and prepare geotechnical reports.
Assist the Project Managers in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks
Pro-actively troubleshoot and problem-solve with practical, client-focused solutions throughout the geotechnical and construction phases of projects The ideal candidate will have:
2 - 5 years of geotechnical engineering experience
Positive work attitude and ability to work safely and efficiently when managing multiple tasks
Ability to work independently or with a team in a multi-disciplinary environment
Desire to work onsite during geotechnical and construction phases of projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office - including Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred
Experience with software packages including LPile, SHAFT, gINT, GRL WEAP, GEO STUDIO, MicroStation, and OpenRoads preferred
An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, supervisors, clients, and subcontractors
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineer with a MS Geotechnical Engineering strongly desired.
EIT preferred
Move Forward with Kleinfelder
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
Progress with an Employer that Values You
Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:
Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.
Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

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Min:2.0Max:5.0 year(s)

Civil Engineering

Site Engineering / Project Management





Morrisville, NC 27560, USA