Geotechnical Engineer - Entry Level

Location: Bismarck, North Dakota Posted Date: March 9, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 1078927142 Careermine Job Id: 1440675
The person selected for this position will join our growing Bismarck team and work on projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include field work such as construction observation; subsurface investigations; in-situ testing; surveying; materials testing; facility inspections; and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance. Work also will include geotechnical computer modeling; specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing; overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing; and instrumentation installations. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include the preparation of plans and specifications (including CADD work), writing reports, and estimating costs. Travel may be required to other Barr offices. This job requires periodic out-of-town assignments to meet clients’ needs.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework in structural engineering or rock mechanics
  • 3+ years of geotechnical experience
  • Ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships with clients
  • Project or task management skills
  • Interest in mining engineering, renewables, and fuels industries
  • Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, and/or Geo-studio)

[Company] Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

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