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Geotechnical Engineer

Hartford, Hartford, CT · Architecture/Engineering
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
 
The successful candidate will:
 
  • Provide construction monitoring/on-site engineering observation for both geotechnical and environmental projects.
  • Perform site reconnaissance to observe existing conditions, assess site access for subsurface explorations, and identify important site features.   
  • Monitor subsurface exploration activities that include the use of test boring and geo-probe rigs and machine excavated test pits to gather soil and bedrock samples.  
  • Conduct field investigations, including soil and groundwater sampling in accordance with applicable ASTM standards and other industry standard guidelines. 
  • Conduct geotechnical engineering analyses.
  • Compile, reduce, analyze, manage, and report field, instrumentation, geological, and/or environmental data, using spreadsheets and other tools.   
  • Use of various geotechnical and environmental instrumentation and equipment.
  • Support preparation of written reports, proposals, cost estimates, and other client deliverables, including Phase I and Phase II ESAs.
  • Adhere to Site Specific Health and Safety Plans prepared for each project site. As applicable, participate in site safety briefings and audits by both contractors and us. 


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
 
  • B.S. degree in engineering Civil Engineering or related field  
  • M.S. degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering highly preferred
  • 0 to 2 years of geotechnical engineering experience
  • Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
  • Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Skills – Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in all MS Office software 
  • Ability and interest in obtaining professional engineering registration; has or applies for initial professional certification in their core discipline, where applicable, such as EIT or FE
  • Ability to travel to temporary assignments across the U.S.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation to travel to job sites and the office
  • OSHA 40-hr. HAZWOPER training preferred but not required
  • OSHA 10-hr construction training preferred but not required
  • Education or experience in glacial geology preferred but not required
 
 
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