Golder Associates Staff Geotechnical or Geological Engineer in WESTBOROUGH, Massachusetts
At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?
Golder is seeking a Staff Geotechnical or Geological Engineer to join our Manchester, New Hampshire; Westborough, Massachusetts; or York, Maine office. In this role you will have the opportunity to perform geotechnical and geologic evaluations and calculations, write technical documents, conduct subsurface investigations, and provide field monitoring, testing, and sampling for a variety of projects.
Responsibilities of the role will require a demonstrated ability to:
Scope, budget, execute, monitor, and interpret subsurface exploration programs
Monitor and log test boring explorations including visual identification and classification of soil and rock materials, and preparation of boring logs using multiple logging software programs
Perform geologic hazard assessments
Install and monitor geotechnical instrumentation systems
Assign, review and interpret the results from geotechnical laboratory testing programs
Perform geotechnical calculations and analyses involving interpretation of subsurface conditions, soil mechanics, rock mechanics, foundation engineering, and slope stabilization
Perform geotechnical analyses with computer models for pile and drilled shaft foundation capacities, shallow foundation capacities, slope/embankment stability, MSE wall foundation design, and foundation/embankment settlement estimates
Prepare geotechnical data reports, and report-quality calculation packages
Develop geotechnical recommendations for final designs with senior review
Write technical reports, design memoranda, field reports, cost estimating, specifications, and permit documents
Safely perform work in the office and field; fieldwork may occur in all seasonal weather conditions, using equipment (with an ability to lift and move approximately 50 pounds without assistance) and operating vehicles on behalf of the company
Travel, local and/or national (up to 50% of the time), with possible short-term or long-term assignments at project sites
Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering
Academic or professional training in soil mechanics, rock mechanics and foundation engineering with emphasis in several of the following areas: geology, subsurface investigations, geotechnical laboratory testing, mechanics of materials, foundation support systems, slope stability analyses, soil and rock slope stabilization, earth support structures, geohazards and geomorphology, GIS, and environmental engineering
Three to five years of experience in the geology, geotechnical, civil, or mining engineering fields, to include: field logging and sampling, slope stability, settlement, earth retention, foundations, general civil design, construction, rock engineering, or other geotechnical analyses
Computer skills and experience with industry standard commercial computer software including Microsoft Office and geotechnical engineering software
Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited senior oversight
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Ability to work with a team or with minimal supervision, and with contractors and cross-discipline in-house designers, with a willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice with a positive attitude
Strong attention to detail; accuracy is essential
Focused organization and time management abilities
Excellent verbal and strong writing skills
Understanding the importance of health & safety as a top priority and an enthusiasm to participate in Golder’s associated programs
Master’s degree in Civil, Geotechnical, or Geologic Engineering
FE/EIT registration or an ability to obtain within two years
Experience and proficiency with AutoCAD and ArcGIS
Experience leading field teams
Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Employee owned structure
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 7,000 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
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Title: Staff Geotechnical or Geological Engineer
Other Locations: US-MA-WESTBOROUGH, US-ME-FREEPORT
Requisition ID: 20001359
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