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Geotechnical Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 9/13/2017

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Job Description

Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!

Responsibilities

Our Geotechnical Practice is currently seeking a staff level Geotechnical Engineer to join the Pittsburgh, PA office. This individual will assist in the completion of geotechnical projects within a wide variety of business sectors including transportation, navigation, water resources, and site development.  This individual will assist in the planning and execution of subsurface investigation programs; completion of various geotechnical analyses and design including shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, and slope stability evaluations; and development of design and construction deliverables including geotechnical reports and construction drawings.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform geotechnical calculations for various projects and facilities including, but not limited shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, tieback anchors, soil nails, slope stability design and/or stabilization.
  • Assist in the preparation of written reports and documentation, geotechnical correspondence, design and construction drawings and specifications.
  • Assist in the planning of subsurface explorations and laboratory testing investigations.
  • Execute subsurface investigations in support of geotechnical design and evaluation efforts including test boring inspection, site reconnaissance, and other means of data collection as required.
  • Provide construction observation support during the construction phase of various projects.

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Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required; Master’s Degree with a Geotechnical focus preferred. 
  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering exam is preferred.
  • 0-5 years of geotechnical experience with an emphasis in subsurface exploration and/or design and development of geotechnical deliverables including reports, drawings, and specifications.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required; Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus.
  • Experience with common geotechnical software programs such as STABL, SLIDE, Slope/w, LPILE, GROUP, GRLWEAP, CRSP, and gINT is a plus.
  • Geotechnical field experience including test boring inspection, test pit observation, geophysical collection, and geological reconnaissance a plus.
  • Experience with pavement design and/or development of Environmental Site Assessments a plus.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong leadership ability and personal initiative. The candidate is expected to have a genuine interest in geotechnical engineering and a desire to learn and grow professionally.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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