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Looking for a place to start your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! As an entry-level civil / geotechnical engineer in our Civil / Geotechnical practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world projects such as designing containment structures, and evaluating the performance of dams and stormwater management, while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Ranked by ENR as one of the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the entry-level civil / geotechnical engineer position include

Civil design and site layout;

Conducting geotechnical field investigations and monitoring heavy civil construction projects;

Geotechnical engineering analyses including but not limited to slope stability, settlement, bearing capacity, and seepage; and

Preparation of calculation packages, drawings, permit applications, technical specifications, and other technical documents as needed.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture, as you kick start your career. Here are some other things you should know about a typical entry-level civil / geotechnical position with Geosyntec:

Training: This position requires OSHA and/or MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

Fieldwork: As projects require

Overnight travel: Up to 30%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

BS degree in civil, geotechnical or geological engineering. (required)

Advanced degree in civil, geotechnical or geological engineering. (preferred)

Prior research experience. (preferred)

Prior internship experience in environmental consulting. (preferred)

Engineer Intern certification. (preferred)

Experience with geotechnical and engineering software such as AutoCAD, Slope/W, and PLAXIS. (preferred)

Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

WHY CHOOSE GEOSYNTEC?

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/employee-benefits.

REQ NO: ENTRY01710

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.