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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-21175
Work Location 
US-WA-Kirkland
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Geotechnical
Additional Work Location 
US-WA-Lynnwood
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Washington State, with offices located in Tacoma, Seattle, Kirkland, and Lynnwood. We are seeking a self-motivated engineer with a Washington Professional Engineer License, and at least four years of geotechnical engineering experience. The ideal candidate will be eager to develop their skills in all stages of project management: marketing, proposal writing, planning field explorations, engineering analyses, scheduling, budget control, and construction management.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing projects from proposal through execution to final billing
  • Providing business development by building client relationships and pursuing potential projects
  • Preparing scopes of work, cost estimates, and schedules
  • Overseeing field exploration programs and laboratory testing
  • Interpreting geologic, hydrogeologic, and environmental data
  • Performing geotechnical engineering analysis for infrastructure and development projects, such as foundation, retaining wall, and pavement design

Skills / Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer licensed by the State of Washington
  • Four or more years of experience practicing geotechnical engineering in Washington
  • Technical proficiency in geotechnical investigations, laboratory testing, geotechnical engineering analyses, and earthwork construction for infrastructure projects
  • Strong writing/communication skills
  • Project management experience: working directly with clients; developing scopes of work; estimating, tracking, and controlling budgets; maintaining schedules; coordinating with other project team members; and assuring quality
  • Experience in business development: meeting with potential clients; writing proposals; maintaining client relationships
  • Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering

 

 

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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