Geotechnical EIT
Lexington, KY

About $64,000 - $83,000 a year

Geotechnical EIT - (153714)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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HDR currently has an opening for a Geotechnical EIT to join our Water Business Group team in Lexington. This individual will typically work under the direction of a licensed PE. An interest in performing project management duties is a plus.

General Responsibilities

Some project management responsibilities include: coordinating workload, developing project schedules, establish sequencing of tasks and utilizing HDR’s technology.
Will work closely with our technical design staff and senior level geotechnical engineers and act as a resource for questions related to project budgets, schedules and quality of products.
Responsible for the geotechnical analysis and design of infrastructure projects including but not limited to roadways, railways, retaining walls, bridges, buildings, dams, levees, soil and rock slopes, asphalt and concrete pavements, etc.
Position will also review boring logs, laboratory data and design plans for a variety of geotechnical tasks such as slope stability, settlement analysis, construction recommendations, etc.
Duties include work on shallow and deep foundation design, such as driven piles and drilled shafts, and also provide project specific analysis of liquefaction potential with seismic considerations, slide remediation, ground improvement, and others; prepare drawings, specifications, and foundation reports for geotechnical projects.
Individual is expected to coordinate with project managers to implement measures to successfully meet all project goals and objectives.


Required Qualifications

EIT certification
PMP or PMI certification is a plus
0+ years of engineering project experience
Familiarity with geotechnical engineering software (geostudios, ensoft, GRLWEAP, gINT) is beneficial
Must be willing to travel with possible extended assignments throughout the United States on an as-needed basis
Must have excellent communication skills and thrive working in a team environment
A highly positive attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Experience with MS Office and software applications, specifically Word, Excel and Project Scheduler
Preferred Qualifications

3+ years of experience

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Lexington
Industry: Water Resource Mgt
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Dams Levees Civil Works
Job Posting: Mar 27, 2019