• Title
    Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry to Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Birmingham, Alabama. Candidate will be exposed to a range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors. The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel, and eager to learn.


    Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities will depend on level of experience, but may include:

    • Assist with project scoping, budget estimates, and proposal writing
    • Perform geotechnical field explorations, including data collection, sample logging, preparation of field reports, and coordination and supervision of subcontractors or other Wood personnel
    • Perform construction monitoring/inspection of shallow and deep foundations
    • Interpret field and laboratory data
    • Perform engineering calculations/analyses for shallow and deep foundations, settlement, soil and rock slope stability, retaining walls, ground improvement, etc.
    • Work with senior engineers to develop recommendations and prepare some or all of draft engineering reports for review by more senior engineers
    • Follow company and client safety standards

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited College/University, with a Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent additional course work and experience preferred
    • 0 to 5 years of related experience
    • E.I.T. or P.E. license preferred
    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (required).   Prefer proficiency with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and analysis software (e.g., SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, Slide, Settle3D)
    • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Flexibility to travel for short durations (typically two weeks or less)
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and traverse over rugged terrain
    • Pass drug test and background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    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 around $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear 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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