• Geotechnical Engineer

    Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/9/2018 11:26 AM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelors Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


    The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to work as part of a team on civil, geotechnical and geological engineering projects. In this role you will have the opportunity to perform geotechincal 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.


    • Scope, budget, execute, and interpret subsurface explorations, with senior technical advice and review;
    • Prepare geotechnical data reports, caluclations 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;


    Job Requirements

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




    Additional Information

    Our staff benefit from:

    • An option to purchase shares in Golder
    • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
    • Employee mentoring program
    • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

    Golder Associates Statement

    Golder Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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