Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Purpose of the Position:
The Senior Geotechnical Engineer plans and conducts work requiring judgment and independent evaluation in the selection and execution of standard engineering techniques. A senior level engineer acts as a resource and specialist in the application of advanced engineering theories, concepts, and principles in their discipline. The Senior Engineer works with minimal supervision under the Principal/CEO or Department Manager.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
- In a supervisory capacity, plans, develops, coordinates, and directs large and small projects with complex features.
- As individual researcher or worker, carries out complex or novel assignments that require the development of new or improved techniques and procedures in the geotechnical field.
- As staff specialist, serves as a staff advisor and technical consultant.
- Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of other professionals and other technical or administrative personnel who assist in specific assignments.
- Develops and reviews of proposals and reports.
- Attracts and develops clients; maintains a close relationship with clients throughout and beyond the project term.
- Assists in establishing policies and technical procedures, and assists in developing new markets in professional services.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
- Professional registration (GE, PE).
- Minimum 10 to 15 years experience as a registered, responsible charge project-level engineer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Competent report writing, language usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.
- Ability to design and prepare construction plans and specifications.
- Knowledge of current regulatory requirements and industry standards for the types of projects performed.
- Effective interpersonal communications with clients, contractors, and colleagues.
- Demonstrated knowledge and appropriate application of testing methodologies and related equipment.
- Willingness to travel often and sometimes for long distances.
- Must have valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including teamwork and problem-solving skills.
Physical and Environmental Factors:
- Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials up to 50 pounds.
- Able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, and frequent use of telephone and keyboard to communicate.
- Able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.
- Intermittently walk, stand, kneel, bend, reach and stoop.
- May be required to work outside normal business hours.
- Frequent travel may be required including some out-of-town assignments.
- Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
- Must adhere to Holdrege & Kull safety practices and policies.
Please submit a current resume and cover letter to: Jobs@HandK.net