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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Portland, ME · Architecture/Engineering
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
The successful candidate will:
 
  • Partner with and support Project Managers on all aspects of the projects to address client goals and objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with project teams.
  • Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of geotechnical field investigation programs, including subsurface explorations and laboratory testing.
  • Compile, reduce, analyze, manage, and report field, instrumentation, and/or geological data, using spreadsheets and other tools.
  • Conduct geotechnical and rock engineering analyses and evaluate seismic hazards including liquefaction.
  • Assist in the development of geotechnical design recommendations.
  • Prepare written reports, memoranda, daily/weekly field reports and specifications.
  • Contribute to development of proposals, cost estimates, and other client deliverables.
  • Demonstrate strong coaching and mentoring skills to junior staff.
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering; Master's preferred
     
  • 5+ years of related geotechnical engineering experience
  • Professional registration (EIT, PE) strongly preferred
  • OSHA 40-hr. HAZWOPER training preferred but not required
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to work with project teams spread across many geographies
  • Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in all MS Office software and industry standard geotechnical software
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and executing subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs
  • Experience with bridge, highway, and railroad transportation infrastructure projects, mid-and high-rise buildings, deep excavations, temporary/permanent earth support, underpinning, earthwork, dewatering, settlement and slope stability, rock slope evaluation and design, retaining wall design, and ground improvement techniques 
  • Ability to travel out of town for temporary work assignments
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
 
 
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