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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 we live in and support, are a vital part of who we are and what we 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 450 employees in 22 offices throughout the United States and 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 is seeking a Senior Level Geotechnical-Geostructural Engineer to join our growing practice. 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:

  • Senior project management experience for a variety of geotechnical projects in the PNW with an emphasis on geostructural designs
  • Develop and review design drawings, calculations, and technical reports for compliance with the current state of the practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise staff in production of geotechnical deliverables such as reports, engineering sketches or drawings, engineering calculations, and project specifications
  • Manage/review geotechnical and construction phase observation and testing field work performed by others
  • Manage and mentor junior engineers, geologists, and technicians commensurate with experience level
  • Perform project management activities including communicating resource needs, managing client expectations, planning and delegating work, management of project budgets, invoicing and backlog reporting
  • Ensure compliance with quality procedures
  • Represent Schnabel in client facing roles
  • Participate in professional organizations

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering; Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional engineering license in WA, with registration in OR, CA, or ID considered a plus
  • 15+ years of demonstrated geotechnical engineering experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong work ethic and a desire for continual self-improvement
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Confidence and independence, with a shared sense of responsibility

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)