Geotechnical Engineer
Norfolk, VA

About $91,000 - $130,000 a year

We are seeking to place Geotechnical Engineers to provide on-site support at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Norfolk, VA.

Provides independent, timely and professional specialized mechanical engineering support, services and consultation for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of facilities for the Navy, Marine Corps, and other Supported Commands, including minor works projects, specific projects, special projects, military construction (MILCON), demolition, maintenance, space utilization and facilities development.
Participates in conferences with project stakeholders and collaborates with other engineering and architectural disciplines to ensure system coordination and integration with specific project requirements.
Coordinates all activities in the specialized area of geotechnical and pavements engineering, in accordance with related UFC Criteria.
Supports the design of In-House projects and Request for Proposal (RFPs) as a team member for complex projects.
Reviews designs (i.e., specs, drawings, and costs) and RFPs prepared by consultant Architects-Engineers (AEs).
Utilizes current AutoCAD technology in the development of final working drawings.
Monitors construction, ensuring the geotechnical aspects of the project are in accordance with the contract plans and specifications.
Reviews contractor submittals of shop drawings, samples of materials and other design-related items.
Confers with the construction contractor and designer (if A/E work) to resolve problems or latent conditions that may arise after construction.
Makes recommendations for corrective/preventative measures, as appropriate.
Ensures that changes in costs, quantity, scope, schedules, design, or any other terms and conditions of the contract are coordinated or approved, as appropriate.

Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) in geotechnical or civil/structural with emphasis in geotechnical engineering is desired.
A minimum of 5 years of professional mechanical engineering code compliant facilities design experience for new construction, including renovation design experience, is required.
Completion of a course of studies accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineers and Technology (ABET) for a mechanical engineering program from a college or university earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering, supplemented by a considerable amount of hands-on facilities design experience, is required.
Experience analyzing geotechnical data to determine and predict specially developed foundation shear strength and settlement potential for various materials encountered – Determining testing parameters for soil conditions to design structural foundations.
Experience initiating field trips to project sites to evaluate scoping, design, and construction. Inspects existing conditions of soils and foundations to ascertain possible problems and recommend corrective measures. Interfaces with customer and other interested parties providing consultation and gathering pertinent information required to complete project scoping, designs and failure analysis and remedial measures.
Ability to make technical decisions and recommendations for requirements due to the dynamic nature of the position. Mastery of advanced concepts, principles and practices in geotechnical engineering that enables incumbent to serve as an expert in the complex areas of soil mechanics and pavement design.
Capable of applying new developments and experienced judgment to solve novel and obscure geotechnical engineering problems.
Knowledge and experience with Autodesk software, Microsoft Office products, mechanical engineering design and analysis software and other applicable DoD computer systems and software used by the Command.
Ability to produce results of analysis in writing and consolidate findings of others and evaluate recommendations and facts.
Ability to make oral presentations of proposed designs and results of studies.
Knowledge of budgeting, planning and project management techniques, including the ability to coordinate the work of others and lead teams.
Knowledge of and full compliance with Safety Policy and Guidance, and use of personal protective equipment.

Why AGEISS Inc.:
AGEISS Inc. is a 30-year successful small business federal consulting firm offering a full range of comprehensive employee benefits.

About AGEISS Inc.:
AGEISS provides engineering, environmental, and advisory and assistance services to Federal agencies nationwide and overseas. Building on our 30 years of success, AGEISS continues to expand its professional services while earning exceptional levels of customer satisfaction. AGEISS’ headquarters is in Cheyenne WY, with branch offices in Colorado and Texas, and additional locations in more than 36 states. AGEISS is a woman-owned and operated small business, and a successful graduate of the 8(a) program.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity