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Job Description

Job Description

The Mott MacDonald Westwood, MA office is currently looking to hire a geotechnical engineer to work in our Boston area geotechnical group. The selected candidate will have a background in, and passion for geotechnical engineering. Your new position will entail the following responsibilities:

Design, implementation, coordination and oversight of large and small field and laboratory programs for a wide range of project types.

Oversight of field work including logging of borings and rock cores, in-situ testing and data recording and interpretation

Performing design calculations and authoring technical reports documents and specifications for a variety of projects.

Evaluation of field information to perform engineering analysis and calculations

Effective communication with senior staff, subcontractors, and clients

Preparing and coordinating data from laboratory and field testing.

Working within our project teams to plan and execute subsurface exploration programs, preparation of data and design recommendations and review of designs.

Oversight of geotechnical construction works including trenchless installations, foundations and tunnels

Candidate Specification

We invite applications from candidates with the following experience:

B.S. degree in civil or geotechnical engineering, master’s or PhD preferred

EIT or FE required, PE preferred

Minimum of 3 to 6 years of experience, preferably in Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineering. Geology coursework or experience beneficial

Familiarity with USCS, Burmister and AASHTO soil classification systems and familiarity with rock core logging systems

Experience with field and laboratory testing

Experience in design of foundations, retaining walls, HDDs or tunnels.

Experience with gINT, slope stability, shallow and deep foundations, and retaining wall design software

Seismic, Finite element, and dam design experience helpful.

Off shore experience beneficial.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Willingness to travel, sometimes for extended periods of time

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a $2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re one of the largest and most diverse firms of our kind in the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices, delivering projects in 150 countries.

Our global business is multisector, spanning buildings, communications, defense, education, environment, health, international development, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water and wastewater.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.