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Golder Associates Project Geotechnical Engineer in WEXFORD, Pennsylvania

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for Project Geotechnical Engineer to join our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office to work as part of a team on civil, geotechnical and geological engineering projects. In this role you will have the opportunity to perform geotechnical evaluations and calculations, write technical documents, conduct subsurface investigations, and provide field monitoring, testing, and sampling for a variety of projects. Assignments may include travel to remote locations and outside work in various climates.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Scope, budget, execute, and interpret subsurface explorations, with senior technical advice and review;

  • Prepare geotechnical data reports, calculations and modeling;

  • Prepare geotechnical recommendations reports with senior review;

  • Ability to work with a team or with minimal supervision, and with contractors and cross-discipline in-house designers;

  • Be willing and able to work on projects across sectors, performing a variety of suitable tasks as projects demand;

  • Assist with writing reports, cost estimating, specifications, and permit documents with senior technical advice and review;

The successful candidate will have a background in:

  • Candidates should have a BS in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering; MS in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred;

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is required, at least one year of experience in the civil, geotechnical, mining and/or environmental engineering field is preferred;

  • Candidates with a FE/EIT registration will receive primary consideration;

  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with excellent analytical abilities, leadership ability, a positive attitude and ability to work both independently and within groups

  • The position requires travel and field work as dictated by project demands

  • Additional desirable skills include: field logging and sampling, experience with slope stability, settlement, earth retention, foundations, general civil design experience, construction experience, rock engineering, or other geotechnical analyses

  • A willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice is valuable

  • Experience and proficiency with AutoCAD is preferred

  • Competence in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is necessary

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Project Geotechnical Engineer

Location: PA-WEXFORD

Requisition ID: 19000919