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Geotechnical Engineer (Entry Level) Job

Date: Jul 27, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Golder Associates

Geotechnical Engineer (Entry Level)

Location: US-TX-Houston
Job ID: 2017-13228
Area of Interest: EN - Waste Management Services
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree
Posted Date: 7/27/2017
Experience (Years): 0
SLP: J2WCIVILCONST, J2WGRADVAC

Job Responsibilities:
As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

The Houston, Texas office of Golder Associates Inc. is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer (entry level) to join a multi-disciplinary team of professionals supporting a variety of geotechnical, civil, waste, mining, oil and gas and water resource projects.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide analysis, design and construction support for civil engineering and large earthworks projects such as landfills, mines, oil and gas sites, power plants or other sites as assigned. As a valued team member, you will also interface and assist our environmental group on a variety of projects. You can expect to be engaged in Field work, including geotechnical investigations and construction monitoring.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Field investigations
* Geotechnical evaluations including stability analysis, settlement analysis, seismic analysis, foundation design;
* Assisting with soils laboratory testing, data processing, and evaluation;
* Data Compilation;
* Report Writing;
* Permitting;
* Site layout;
* Quantity and cost estimates;
* Preparation of design drawings and specifications; and
* Construction oversight and other related field activities.

Job Requirements:
If you are looking to begin your geotechnical engineering career and you meet the requirements below, we encourage you to apply:
* Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering, or other related field. Master's degree preferred.
* EIT required;
* Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D is preferred;
* Willingness to travel;
* Current Passport or ability to get a passport;
* Client focused attitude;
* Committed to technical excellence;
* Critical thinking skills;
* Strong interpersonal communication; and
* Teamwork oriented.

Additional Information:

Our Staff Benefit from:
* An opportunity to purchase shares in Golder Associates.
* Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth.
* Employee mentoring program.
* Competitive benefits and remuneration packages.

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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