Geotechnical Technical Manager
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
The duties of a Geotechnical Technical Manager will consist of the following: • Provide technical guidance and mentor less experienced personnel on specific tasks. • Prepare and manage geotechnical field exploration and laboratory testing programs. • Perform and direct others with analyses for design of shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, and slope stabilization systems. • Prepare geotechnical reports detailing subsurface investigations, foundation recommendations, construction monitoring and quality assurance/control phases of work and other field / laboratory studies. • Occasionally monitor geotechnical drilling and perform site visits, report findings to more experienced Engineers and/or Project Managers. • Prepare moderately complex studies, construction level drawings and specifications, drawings, maps, reports and supporting documentation such as those needed for highways, structures, landfills, dams and other large-scale facilities. • Communicate with clients regarding project issues, holds and attends meetings. • Prepares scope of work and man-hour requirements for proposals. • Assist Project Managers and more experienced Engineers in ensuring that task and project schedules and budgets are met. • Coordinate with technicians to ensure timely and accurate completion of field activities and accurate document or drawing preparation. • Assist with marketing/business development initiatives. • Responsible for document preparation for regulatory agencies to obtain required permits. • Responsible for maintaining technical knowledge through completion of various training initiatives. • Involve in all phases of our various remedial and new dam design projects, from planning and feasibility studies to conceptual and final • Conduct stability, seepage, bearing capacity, and settlement analyses for various types of dams • Extensive experience with design of dams, levees and other water retention structures.
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • BS degree in Civil Engineering with Masters degree preferred. • Minimum 10 years of experience in Geotechnical design and construction projects. • Extensive experience with foundation design for complex bridge structures; and dams, levees and other water retention structures. • Proficiency with geotechnical software such as SLIDE, Slope/w, Seep/w, Sigma/w, LPILE, FB-MultiPier and gINT is preferred. • Strong analytical and technical report writing skills. • Ideal candidates will possess PE License in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (or other states with ability to obtain reciprocity within 6 months). • Experience working independently and within project teams. • Excellent technical writing and public/client presentation capabilities. • Sound problem-solving and communication skills. • Abilities to work in a dynamic environment and conduct multi-tasking efforts are essential.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: • Masters of Science Degree in Geotechnical Engineering
BENEFITS: • We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: • Medical, dental, vision insurance • 401k Retirement Plan • Health Savings Account (HSA) • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability • Professional and personal development • Generous paid time off • Commuter and wellness benefits.