Our Geotechnical, Dams, & Hydraulics Practice is currently seeking a Project Geotechnical Engineer to join the Jacksonville, FL office. The Project Geotechncial Engineer will assist in the completion of geotechnical projects within a wide variety of business sectors, with a focus in water resources, dam and levee engineering, and soil-structure interaction.
As a Project Geotechnical Engineer, you should possess experience with the planning and execution of subsurface investigation programs; completion of various geotechnical analyses and design including seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, and retaining structures; development of construction plans and specification deliverables; and performing dam and levee safety inspections.
Perform geotechnical calculations for various projects including, but not limited to seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, tieback anchors, soil nails, slope stability design and/or stabilization.
Perform dam and levee safety inspections.
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.
Travel requirement: approximately 25%
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Professional Engineering license
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
Experience with common geotechnical software programs such as Geostudio, STABL, SLIDE, LPILE, GROUP, GRLWEAP, CRSP, and / or gINT
Geotechnical field experience including test boring inspection, test pit observation, geophysical collection, and geological reconnaissance
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 mentoring younger engineers.
A valid driver's license is required
Master’s Degree with a Geotechnical focus
Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
Field experience with construction observation activities, including deep and shallow foundations, retaining walls, heavy civil earthwork, and / or site dewatering
Experience with pavement design and/or development of Environmental Site Assessments
Internal Number: 2020-6440
About Gannett Fleming
Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,000 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation, environmental, structural, and construction management. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.