Geotechnical Engineer
Wood
Charlotte, NC

About $67,000 - $89,000 a year

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Overview / Responsibilities
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Geotechnical and Materials Engineer to assist in execution of a wide range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors. Exciting work environment including engineering for large projects (>$250k) related to dams, nuclear plants, transportation structures, commercial development, and government services. Role would be based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel periodically, and eager to learn. Technical services work areas include:

Focus will be on coordination and engineering for geotechnical and construction materials testing projects
Performs field exploration, inspection, analysis; provides technical support with supervision of field, laboratory and office staff
Performs field testing; uses geotechnical and civil equipment and instrumentation
Interprets data and test results, performs geotechnical calculations, analyzes data with civil/geotechnical software, and assist in drafting reports
Prepares field reports, internal correspondence, sections of formal reports
Execution of field construction responsibilities
May supervise subcontractors and/or company employees
Follows company safety standards and site safety standards
Contacts vendors; researches literature and regulatory requirements; prepares draft designs
Conducts engineering or scientific calculations; design work, preliminary analysis, and layout
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in civil or geotechnical engineering (Masters in civil preferred)
4 to 7 years of related experience
P.E. strongly preferred
Must have strong oral/written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
Flexibility to travel for short durations (typically one week or less) in areas requiring airline travel
Must be proficient in MS Office Suit (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.