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.
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. Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Senior Staff Engineer to support our growing business. Qualified candidates will be well-rounded, organized problem solvers with a passion to continue to develop as a professional. The successful candidate for this position will gain practical knowledge and experience while solving real-world engineering problems.
Defining the subsurface investigation and testing programs
Scheduling and coordination
Supervising field operations
Preparing logs and assigning soil laboratory tests
Performing geotechnical engineering analysis
Writing engineering reports and specifications
Field observations and materials testing during construction
Willingness to travel is required; some overnight travel should be expected.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Master’s Degree preferred) with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering at an accredited four-year program
2 to 5 years of professional experience in consulting geotechnical engineering
Successful completion of the E.I.T.
Physical ability to negotiate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside
Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation
Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and data management computer programs
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to multi-task
Strong work ethic and desire for continual self-improvement
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Attention to detail and well-organized
Effective time management and interpersonal skills
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
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability