Geotechnical Engineer

Requisition ID
2020-75942
Work Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department / Discipline
Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
 
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical and Materials Engineer to work within our Geotechnical department executing of a wide range of projects related to nuclear, energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors. Position would include laboratory testing, execution of field and laboratory projects, related to dams, nuclear plants, transportation structures, commercial development, and government services. Role would be based in our Atlanta, Georgia office.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel periodically, and eager to learn. Technical services work areas include:

  • Develop and enhance key client relationships and would serve as a primary company and contact on projects
  • Responsibility for certain aspects of a project including execution, safety, scope development, and quality control
  • Coordinate work efforts and provide review of work performed
  • Manage and deliver laboratory, and field geotechnical, and Construction Materials testing projects safely, on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, geological engineering, or geotechnical engineering
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience in construction materials testing/geotechnical projects is preferred
  • EIT, or GIT is preferred
  • Must have strong oral/written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
  • Knowledge of geotechnical software (slope stability, settlement, deep foundations, finite element modeling, etc.) preferred
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suit (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

 

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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