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Job Description

Schnabel Engineering is seeking an entry to mid level Geotechnical Engineer to join our office located near Ellicott City, MD in early 2019. The selected candidate for this position will assist project managers with the design of geotechnical engineering and pavement design projects and will provide support during the construction phase of the projects.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide engineering support on geotechnical transportation-related designs including but not limited to spread foundations, piles and drilled shafts, retaining walls, slopes, ground improvement and subsurface exploration

Assist in the preparation of geotechnical reports and proposals

Plan and coordinate geotechnical field work

Observe geotechnical-related construction and perform materials testing

Prepare field reports

Assign and review laboratory tests

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program

Strong grasp of soil mechanics fundamentals

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Attention to detail and well-organized

Strong work ethic and a desire for continual self-improvement

Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Willingness and ability to travel, sometimes for weeks at a time

Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation

Physical ability to navigate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside

Desired Skills/Experience:

Master's Degree in Civil Engineering (with a concentration in geotechnical engineering) from an ABET-accredited program

0-5 years of professional geotechnical experience

EIT certification, or the ability to obtain certification prior to employment

Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroStation

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 via our website below.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability