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Job Description

The Seattle, WA office of Schnabel Engineering is currently seeking a Staff/Senior Staff Geotechnical Engineer to support our growing business. Schnabel’s Seattle location, a growing office established in 2017, offers a challenging and team-oriented work environment focused on high-profile dam projects for private and public sector clients across the US.

The successful candidate for this position will gain practical knowledge and experience while solving real-world engineering problems under the supervision and mentoring of senior engineering personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

Perform geotechnical engineering analyses, including slope stability and seepage analyses, estimation of settlement and lateral earth pressures, liquefaction and earthquake engineering analyses

Perform retaining wall design and reinforced concrete design

Prepare construction plans

Draft engineering reports

Observe construction and perform materials testing related to the evaluation, design and construction of earth and concrete dams

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or similar discipline from an ABET-accredited program

0-3 years of professional experience

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Willingness and ability to perform field work and travel

Computer literacy

Positive attitude

Desired Skills/Experience:

Master’s Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or similar discipline from an ABET-accredited program

Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam

Other Requirements:

Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check

Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening

About Us:

For over 60 years, Schnabel Engineering, an employee-owned company, has been focused on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, dam and tunnel engineering. We are an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm dedicated to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. If you have an interest in joining our team, please apply below.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability