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Job Description

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 330 employees in 19 offices throughout the United States and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabel’s wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Job Description:

Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a fun and flexible atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation. The Seattle, WA office of Schnabel Engineering is seeking a senior-level, well-qualified and experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing dams practice in the region. We are looking for a motivated candidate with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:

Manage a team of engineers and scientists

Collaborate with other senior personnel in the office and firm-wide

Responsible for project management

Mentor junior staff

Manage business development and proposal preparation

Perform analyses and evaluations and write technical engineering reports

Serve as senior reviewer for technical work performed by others.

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university, Master’s Degree preferred

Licensure as a Professional Engineer

Minimum of 8 years of experience in geotechnical investigations and analysis, preferably related to dam engineering

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Experience managing staff and larger multi-discipline projects

This position requires business travel.

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

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability