Skills: Geotechnical Engineer
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, CO, US
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Requisition ID: 81525
Kiewit is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to work on engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation's business across the US and Canada. The primary duties of this engineer will include performing both permanent and temporary geotechnical engineering in support of a variety of Transportation, Power, Industrial, Oil, Gas & Chemical, Water, Tunneling, and Mining projects. A strong academic background, excellent communication skills, and an ability to work well in a team environment are considered essential for this position.
The Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer will work on interdisciplinary teams that include structural, civil, drainage, mechanical, electrical, and materials engineers, as well as estimators, schedulers and other construction professionals, to perform geotechnical engineering analyses and design. The Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer will be involved in planning and executing field investigation programs, performing geotechnical engineering analyses, and producing construction documents and engineering reports.
***This position requires travel to project offices and work sites and periodic field assignments.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
The Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer will utilize geotechnical engineering knowledge under the direction of an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to complete technical engineering assignments in support of Kiewit Corporation business, including:
Providing project support during the proposal/bid phase; working with team members to complete engineering analyses in support of innovative and cost-effective design solutions to geotechnical problems and challenges.
Working on design-build and EPC projects, including developing design recommendations and producing design deliverables.
Performing and overseeing subsurface investigations, field testing, and construction oversight.
Producing engineering reports, drawings, and detailed calculation packages.
Master's degree, or equivalent experience, in Geotechnical Engineering or closely related field- highly preferred.
0 to 3 years of post-graduate geotechnical engineering experience.
Passed the FE/EIT examination in the U.S.
Strong all-around academic knowledge of geotechnical engineering, including soil mechanics, rock mechanics, groundwater hydrology, and geotechnical design to support heavy civil construction.
Experience in any of the following aspects of geotechnical engineering is desired but not required: design of deep or shallow foundations, slope stability, seismic engineering, retaining wall design, rock mechanics, settlement of compressible soils, ground improvement techniques, support of excavation, dewatering, pile driving analysis, heavy equipment and crane working surface design, subsurface exploration, laboratory testing programs, and on-site engineering support.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work in a team setting.
Strong interpersonal skills resulting in exceptional rapport with people.
Ability to travel to project sites and the physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions.
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.
How We're Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs
Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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