Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881. In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.
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We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.
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Who we are looking for:
F&R is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with VDOT transportation design experience to coordinate geotechnical services on transportation projects throughout Virginia. The candidate will work with geotechnical engineering staff located throughout our Virginia offices to complete project assignments. The position will also include collaborating with transportation-focused geotechnical engineering departments in other states. Project experience should include: bridges, roadways, pavement investigations and design, earth and rock slopes, and retaining and shoring structures. This position will require travel within Virginia. It is envisioned that this position will be based in Richmond, VA. However, alternate/remote office location will be considered.
What you’ll be doing:
Leading, developing and managing a group of geotechnical professionals focused on VA transportation projects.
Planning and coordinating subsurface exploration and geotechnical laboratory testing programs.
Performing and reviewing geotechnical engineering analysis, calculations and computer modeling.
Preparation of project work scopes, schedules, budgets and proposals.
Preparation and review of geotechnical engineering deliverables.
Managing projects from inception, including project schedules and budgets.
Overseeing, mentoring and providing guidance for support staff that may include other engineers, geologists, drill crews and subcontractors to ensure our goal of exceeding our clients’ expectations on every project.
Interacting with existing and potential clients, and working with business development staff.
Interacting with transportation-focused geotechnical engineering staff in other states, as projects dictate.
What you need to have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
VA registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), or ability to obtain within 6-months.
At least 10 years of progressive geotechnical engineering experience including analysis and project management.
Must have strong technical abilities, and knowledge of VDOT geotechnical requirements, design considerations and deliverables.
Robust project and task management skills, including scheduling, execution and follow-up.
Ability to assess, develop and manage support staff.
Strong industry connections and business development skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills along with the ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines.
Be a team player who is self-motivated and performance driven.
Must be able to communicate effectively, internally and externally, and demonstrate the ability to produce and review technical analysis and deliverables.
Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.
Some travel will be required.
Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record.
Check out our Perks + Benefits:
In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:
In-House continuous training
Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
Paid time off
Company–observed paid holidays
Short and long-term disability coverage
Company Cell Phone and Computer
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.
EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.