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WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:AET is seeking a motivated entry-level engineering candidate for a supporting role in our St. Paul, Minnesota office. The experience gained in this role will be valuable as you pursue your PE and learn about geotechnical laboratory testing, construction materials testing, and geotechnical design. We’re looking for recent graduates in Civil or Geological Engineering with mechanical aptitude and an ability to troubleshoot and solve problems. You will be mentored by experienced geotechnical engineers, providing you the opportunity to develop as a well-rounded engineer and project manager. At American Engineering Testing, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry. Every day our employees apply their diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to our mission of engineering and delivering creative solutions that improve our world. We’ll support you as a valued member of our team, whether you’re established in your career or just starting out, through training programs, hands-on experience, mentoring opportunities, and guidance from respected industry leaders. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees share in the rewards of our growth and success. IN THIS JOB, YOU WILL:Assist in conducting geotechnical engineering investigations; including assistance with developing field drilling and laboratory testing programs, geotechnical engineering analyses, and report preparation Assist in establishing project budgets and preparing and presenting proposals Perform testing and classifications on soil, aggregate, asphalt, concrete, bedrock, and other materials Perform soil boring layout/documentation, utility clearance meets, and surveying Prepare reports and other documentation detailing results of tests, evaluations, or analyses, including appropriate opinions, conclusions and recommendations for construction materials testing projects Assist with instrumentation planning and installation, as well as monitoring soil performance Assist project managers with subsurface modeling of slope stability, embankment performance, compressible soil response, and pile capacity. We commonly work on both shallow and deep foundation projects, as well as embankments that may utilize wick drains, surcharges, geotextile reinforcement, and/or muck excavation Maintain client, project team (e.g. structural engineers, architects, contractors, and site developers), and in-house communication during work performance Travel to project sites – 25% overnight travel with most travel during the summer and fall    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Geological, or related Engineering field Master’s degree with a Geotechnical Engineering focus is preferred 0-3 years of experience in an engineering or science related field Engineer in Training (EIT) and ability to achieve professional registration (PE) Maintain valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record and maintain compliance with DOT driver regulations Capable of the physical labor required, with personal protective equipment. Ability to occasionally move 50 to 100 pounds  ABOUT US:American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET) specializes in geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, environmental consulting, building technology consulting, construction materials design and testing, and petrographic/chemical analysis. Our extensive in-house resources and solid reputation attract quality-focused regional, national, and international clients from a wide range of industries.  AET is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer; AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability friendly employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws.  Reasonable accommodations or workable solutions may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.