Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Work with the owner to manage geotechnical and construction projects, including consulting with clients, design professionals, and contractors.
Plan and supervise soil exploration, logging, and classification.
Schedule laboratory testing to evaluate soil types, behavior, and engineering properties.
Evaluate geologic and seismic hazards, including liquefaction, lateral spreading, and dry sand settlement; provide mitigation recommendations when needed.
Analyze slopes for stability under static and seismic conditions.
Provide bearing capacity, earth pressures, and pavement recommendations.
Provide analysis of and design recommendations for shallow and deep foundations.
Provide analysis of and design parameters for temporary and permanent earth retention.
Provide grading and ground modification recommendations.
Prepare proposals, schedules, and reports to achieve project goals while managing budgets.
Be involved with materials testing projects, including concrete mix designs, reviewing technician and inspector daily field reports, and overseeing assigned projects and technical staff.
Responsible for completion of projects within budget and on schedule and tracking for time and materials projects.
Scope and prepare proposals for geotechnical reporting and material testing.
Desired Program, Code & Design Method Experience:
Post-Tensioned Concrete Slab Foundation Design in accordance with the PTI
2019 California Building Code (CBC) seismic design criteria
Education and Qualifications:
Minimum of 6 years of Geotechnical Engineering experience.
B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering concentration required.
M.S. Degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred.
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required.
Licensed Geotechnical Engineer (GE) strongly preferred.
Ability to read and properly interpret project plans.
Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets.
Ability to review engineering calculations and analyses and understand validity of findings.
Advanced knowledge of building systems.
Knowledge of testing and inspection of construction materials, standards, and codes.
Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both orally and in writing.
Extensive knowledge of terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in technical reports and project preparation.