• Civil / Geotechnical Professional Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Civil/Geotechnical Professional Engineer to join our team in the Knoxville, TN office. Candidate will be exposed to a range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors.


    The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, self-disciplined, and able to work independently. Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical. The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel, and eager to learn.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Provide technical expertise, work under limited supervision, and demonstrate a high level of competence in directing and managing junior staff for various geotechnical and/or general civil engineering projects
    • Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, engineering reports, drawings, specifications, and other deliverables associated with design projects, including day to day correspondence
    • Meet with client representatives at the direction of more senior personnel, and conduct him/herself in a manner compatible with the firm's professional standards and financial goals
    • Coordinate and lead field explorations, including supervision of subcontractors and/or junior staff
    • Interpret field and laboratory data, perform engineering calculations/analyses for material quantities, soil embankment dams, H&H storm events and stormwater channel geometries, shallow and deep foundations, settlement, soil and rock slope stability, retaining walls, etc.
    • Develop grading plans and models using AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Perform technical reviews of calculations/analyses performed by other engineers
    • Develop recommendations and draft engineering reports

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Typically 8-10 years of related work experience in the geotechnical and/or general civil field required
    • Minimum of Master of Science in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from an ABET Accredited College / University (required)
    • P.E. license or ability to attain within 6 months
    • Must have strong oral / written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
    • Ability to apply analytical or scientific thinking to define and solve problems and be able to execute field and office tasks
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (required); significant knowledge and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, slope stability, MATHCAD, HydroCAD, and finite element analyses (preferred)
    • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Requires some travel and willingness to work outdoors
    • 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.


    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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