Geotechnical Testing and Support Engineer (RDP Engineer)
Geocomp has a unique opportunity for a Geotechnical R&D Project Engineer Engineer (RDP engineer) in our Acton, Massachusetts office. 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 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.
Conducts QA on automated geotechnical laboratory products and assists the production team.
Works directly with customers to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve technical issues, provides customer assistance by escalating and reproducing the problem to the internal development/engineering team until a solution is reached
Provides Customer feedback to executive and development team
Conducts training to clients
Works with research, development and production team for improving our products and making them more reliable and easier to use
Conducts research and assists with preparation and deliverers of technical presentations and publications
Desired skills and competencies:
Has knowledge of and passion for high-quality geotechnical testing
Has broad knowledge of Geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
Basic knowledge and understanding of instrumentation
At least one year of experience performing advanced geotechnical laboratory testing
Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting technical issues with testing systems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with good references
Passionate commitment to quality and success
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and work effectively under pressure
Has proven record of publishing and presenting in peer-reviewed journals and national and international conferences
Master’s degree in Geotechnical engineering (PhD preferred)
Up to 30% travel, may include international
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.
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