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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Geisser Engineering
Location: Riverside
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently accepting applications for an immediate opening for a full time Senior Geotechnical Engineer -with Geisser Engineering at our Riverside (East Providence) Rhode Island office. -Geisser Engineering is a division of the S. W. Cole Engineering, Inc. team. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for leading, organizing and executing projects and assignments and -supervises Staff and Project Geotechnical Engineers. -
Job Functions

  • Observe construction and field activities on site.
  • Business development and client cultivation.
  • Perform geotechnical analyses.
  • Collect project data, information, and gathers documents.
  • Manages and executes all aspects of projects by planning, preparing proposals, budgets, scopes, schedules, and assigning necessary tasks to staff involved with the project(s).
  • Review technical proposals.
  • Prepare and review engineering calculations and data.
  • Communicate effectively and consistently with clients and other design professionals.
  • Accurately reviews project billing, and tracks time spent on projects consistently.
  • Remain consistently updated of new technical developments and requirements that affect the company and recommends changes to current programs.
  • Frequently reviews operational procedures.
  • Represents the company in communications and conferences, and actively participates in business and industry events and professional societies and seeks committee assignments.
  • Safe operation and handling of company testing equipment and vehicles in accordance with company policies/safety policies.
  • Practice confidentiality according to company policy.
    Job Requirements
    • In-depth knowledge and use of computer software including MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, project management software, geotechnical software, and must be able to learn new programs.
    • Understand and apply advanced, industry related math skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines.
    • Advanced knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
    • Skilled in collecting, analyzing, and organizing complex data.
    • Ability to maintain records of materials, supplies, time, and work performed.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form.
    • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
    • Ability to direct and organize activities.
    • Business development and client cultivation - -Has an established network of industry contacts and clients in New England and regularly participates in related trade events.
    • Represents the company in communications and conferences, and actively participates in business and industry events and professional societies and seeks committee assignments.
    • Regularly spend long hours sitting/standing and using office equipment and computers.
    • Occasionally conducts laboratory testing on soil, aggregate and rock samples and equipment requiring lifting, carrying and bending with up to 40 pounds.
    • Driving for long periods of time and more frequent shorter trips.
    • Close, distant, and peripheral vision.
    • Ability interact appropriately with a variety of individuals. -
    • Ability to remember and understand verbal and written instructions. -
    • Ability to reason logically and make high level decisions.
      Education, Experience, License and Other Requirements
      • B.S. Civil Engineering required, with emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology preferred.
      • M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering preferred.
      • Familiarity with geology and site conditions in New England.
      • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Rhode Island and/or Massachusetts required.
      • Minimum of 10 years of related engineering and project management experience, or demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions required of Senior Geotechnical Engineer.
      • Risk management training and experience.
      • Valid driver's license, active auto insurance, and reliable transportation.
      • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer. We are not able to sponsor employment Visas at this time.
      • We require that new team members be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
        To be considered for this position please fill out the application, and upload a resume and a cover letter. -The cover letter should demonstrate your writing skills and summarize how your experience and qualifications make you a good candidate for this position.

Keywords: Geisser Engineering, Cranston , Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Riverside, Rhode Island

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