Geocomp Corporation Headquarters - Acton, MA
Up to 25%
Geotechnical Project Engineer
Geocomp provides products and services to help clients manage risk associated with the subsurface elements of infrastructure. We specialize in the engineering and control of risk for construction below the ground surface for all types of structures. We excel on tough projects with challenging subsurface conditions and requirements. Additionally, Geocomp manufactures highly versatile automated geotechnical testing systems that have been successfully used for more than thirty years for production, teaching and research. Geocomp's strong reputation for solving our clients' complex engineering problems provides employees with many opportunities for professional development and individual growth.
Geotechnical Project Engineer
Geocomp is seeking a full-time Project Engineer with geotechnical experience to join our team of highly skilled engineers in our Acton, MA headquarters. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a high performing growth-oriented professional consulting group.
When you join Geocomp, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and who have a desire to learn, grow, and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in Geocomp’s environment.
In this role you will work closely with a team of professionals in our Consulting Services division. You will provide your technical expertise on mid-size to large geotechnical projects to exceed our client expectations. You will routinely interact or manage relationships with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and other stakeholders and will ensure deliverables are on time and within scope and budget.
Additional responsibilities will include:
Review complete project documents for conformity to company standards and quality assurance.
Under guidance and review of the Senior Project Manager, you will:
Plan project scope of work
Prepare proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for engineering projects or programs
Prepare technical reports
Prepare required calculations and identify areas where additional expertise is needed and takes ownership for filling in knowledge gaps.
Prepare draft of specifications and drawings
Develop new techniques and/or improves processes, materials or products.
Technical experience in geotechnical investigations and analyses
Help prepare and write geotechnical investigation and design reports
Performing geotechnical analysis and design calculations including those for shallow and deep foundations and earth retaining structures.
Attendance at conferences and networking events
Other responsibilities as needed
Desired Skills and Experience:
Engineer with 3+ years of relevant experience
Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred
Knowledge of lab testing including the correct handling of field samples and assigning lab tests to obtain specific parameters
Experience with quality assurance procedures
Experience with slope stability analysis software
Knowledge and experience in numerical modeling (e.g. using Plaxis, FLAC) is a plus
Strong collaborator with ability to work effectively with colleagues and within multidisciplinary teams
Strong time and people management skills
Excellent client interface skills with strong commitment to client service
Willingness to travel and spend time on project site during critical stages
- Geocomp is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, creed, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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