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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Kleinfelder
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Job Description:


Job ID#:52559



Job Category:Professional



Position Type:Full-Time



Details:





Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.



Kleinfelder's Sacramento, CA office is seeking a creative, highly talented, Senior Geotechnical Engineer to expand and help lead a team of engineers, manage projects, and develop client portfolios specifically in the transportation market.

The office supports a variety of public and private clients in the areas of transportation, commercial development, school and university work, oil and gas, power and water projects across Central California, and other locations nationally. The emphasis of the new position would be to oversee and grow our rail, transit and transportation portfolio as well as to deliver on existing projects across many different markets. Specific project types in the transportation market include highways, roadways, bridges, rail, and intermodal facilities during feasibility level studies, design, as well as construction.

As part of the assigned duties the Senior Geotechnical Engineer will develop technical scope and fees for proposals, perform geotechnical engineering design and prepare engineering reports as the Geotechnical Engineer of Record. This position will include staff supervision and mentoring to assure delivery of industry-specific solutions to our clients. The successful candidate will assure client needs are met by providing constructible designs, meeting deadlines, and creating clear communications with our clients.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently or in multidisciplinary teams

  • Have experience with performing foundation capacity analysis, slope stability analysis, liquefaction assessments, and settlement analysis

  • Have experience planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing

  • Have experience guiding staff engineers in performing material and site characterization, seepage, slope stability, settlement analyses, etc.

  • Have experience preparing geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications for foundations and earthwork for a wide range of projects including transportation, water, retail, hospitality, commercial, etc.

  • Have experience and working knowledge of AASHTO, Caltrans, and AREMA standards

  • Have experience supporting program managers in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks

  • Have experience preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and technical review boards

  • Have experience supervising field observation, testing, and performing site visits

  • Be able to proactively troubleshoot and problem-solve with practical, client-focused solutions

  • Have experience leading teams and professionally develop staff at all levels

  • Be able to organize priorities and multi-task effectively

  • Possess a thirst to learn and achieve continuous improvement in a team environment.


    Position Requirements:

    • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in consulting engineering firm or related government agency and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required

    • Other Knowledge and Skills: Applies the most current technologies/methodologies in field of expertise; possesses excellent communication skills.


      Education:

      • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering required (Master's in Geotechnical Engineering preferred)

      • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) (Geotechnical Engineer preferred)


        Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

        Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

        NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES

        Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

Keywords: Kleinfelder, Rancho Cordova , Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Rancho Cordova, California

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