• Geotechnical Engineer

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/19/2018 2:36 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Bachelor Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities

    Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and the related areas of energy. From 160 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees work with clients to manage their environmental and engineering activities in a technically sound, economically viable, and socially responsible manner.

    The Redmond, Washington office is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to work as part of a team on civil, geotechnical and geological engineering projects. Currently, the Redmond team is engaged with design and construction phases of several light rail projects, pursuing design-bild transportation opportunities, and growing the loc land development and site redevelopment practices among many others.  In this role, your duties may include:


    • Conducting field investigations including logging of geotechnical boreholes;
    • Providing field monitoring and testing for construction projects;
    • Performing engineering calculations for the design of foundations and earthen structures, and preparing reports;
    • Assignments may include travel to remote locations worldwide and outside work in various climates; and
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    • Candidates should have at least a BS in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering and a MS in Geotechnical Engineering. The preferred candidate will have graduate level coursework in foundations, slope stability, retaining structures, and earthquake engineering or seismic design. A strong academic record is highly desirable.
    • This is an entry level position. Minimal work experience is required with appropriate education. Upcoming graduates and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Work experience/internship strongly preferred.
    • The candidate shall have excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with a positive attitude and ability to work both independently and in groups.
    • Candidates must be willing to travel to projects within the US.
    • FE/EIT registration.

    Additional desirable skills, experience and interests:

    • Candidates with experience in numerical modeling programs such as FLAC or Plaxis desired. Knowledge of PYTHON or other programming language a plus.
    • Field logging and sampling, laboratory testing, or experience with slope stability, settlement, general civil design experience, construction experience, rock engineering, and other geotechnical analyses
    •  Candidates with the flexibilty to quickly and effeciently swich focus between multiple tasks desired.


    Additional Information

    Our staff benefit from:

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

    Golder Associates Statement

    Golder Associates 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, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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