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Job Description

The Manhattan, New York office of Schnabel Engineering is seeking a well-qualified and experienced Geotechnical/Geostructural Engineer to help establish our geotechnical engineering and risk practice in New York City.

Our geotechnical focus and support on projects includes subsurface exploration and testing, analysis, detailed design, value engineering, construction-phase engineering and forensics. Services include support of excavation (SOE) systems, underpinning of structures, geo-hazards and stabilization of natural and man-made slopes and other earth systems/structures, steel and concrete design, ground improvement, shallow and deep foundation systems, earth retaining structures, grouting programs, design and oversight of positive cutoff walls, dewatering systems, and numerical analysis.

Our risk practice focuses on providing risk management support to underground engineering and complex infrastructure projects for agencies, contractors and consulting firms. Our risk management experts work with stakeholders to systematically identify and evaluate the wide range of risk issues that can affect project costs, schedule, and safety. We then assist Owners in prioritizing the allocation of resources to successfully and most effectively mitigate these risks. Our follow-on quantitative analyses provide confidence curves to allow owners to better understand their cost risk exposure and potential milestone finish dates.

Job Responsibilities:

This senior-level project management position will involve proposal preparation responsibilities, as well as management responsibilities such as coordinating engineering activities, scheduling, writing reports, and mentoring. Responsibilities for risk management involves leading risk management workshops and helping client identify risks, performing qualitative and quantitative risk analysis using Monte Carlo Simulation software, updating risk register, applying risk management techniques to aid contractors in tender phase of D/B procurement.

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited university; Master’s or advanced degree preferred

Professional engineering license in New York and New Jersey

5+ years of demonstrated geotechnical/geostructural engineering and project management experience

Extensive knowledge of advanced geotechnics, soil and rock mechanics and LRFD methodology

Experience in seismic analysis and design

Experience in ground improvement techniques

Experience in infrastructure project RM including leading RM workshops preferred

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Effective analytical and time management skills

Efficient at balancing multiple concurrent tasks, responsibilities, and commitments

High level of respect in the engineering community

Ability to conduct occasional business travel

Desired Skills/Experience:

Proven experience with NYC and NYS agencies and A&E firms

Other Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status (no visa sponsorship provided)

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 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