Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager
Mechanicsburg, PA

About $75,000 - $110,000 a year

Job Description
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is seeking a Geotechnical Project Manager with 10+ years of experience to work in our Mechanicsburg, PA office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals. This position offers potential for professional growth, a great working environment, and the opportunity to help our clients solve their most challenging problems.

The successful candidate will manage geotechnical pursuits and be part of a team designing simple and complex bridges and a variety of transportation related structures. The candidate will perform geotechnical field reconnaissance, prepare and administer boring contracts, perform geotechnical calculations, and prepare Geotechnical and Foundation Recommendation Reports. The candidate will also be involved in the development of proposals, contract plans, the preparation of engineer's estimates and construction specifications, and performing construction support services.

Prepares or oversees the geotechnical related design for transportation projects including structure foundation recommendations and slope stability.
Provides technical guidance and oversees the geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for bridge foundation designs.
Prepares or oversees the development of Subsurface Exploration Planning Submissions, Foundation Recommendation Reports and other geotechnical related reports.
Coordinates with bridge structural designers and Project Managers.
Prepares and/or oversees the development of schedules and budget requirements.
Required Skills & Required Experience
BS in Civil Engineering (MS in Geotechnical Engineering preferred)
10+ years of experience with PennDOT and/or PA Turnpike Commission
Experience in the use of PennDOT design specifications and AASHTO
Current PE license in Pennsylvania
Proficiency using CADD (Microstation preferred)
Proficiency in MS Office software
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong leadership skills and the willingness to work in a team environment
Proficient in the use of LPile, GRLweap, DRIVEN, SLIDE and gINT.
Experience with structure related foundation design for transportation projects including:
Retaining Walls
Reinforced Soil Slopes
Temporary Shoring
Sign Structures
Contract Plans
Engineer’s Estimates
Construction Specifications
Shop Drawing Review
Driving is a requirement of the position. A clean driving record is required.
  • At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
  • Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.