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Job Description

Job Description

  • Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.This OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for an Early Career Geotechnical Engineer to support our Florida District. The candidate may sit in any of our offices within the District, including: Jacksonville and Tampa. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Your Impact

  • Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of field/site work and laboratory testing
  • Prepare geotechnical data reports
  • Prepare geotechnical calculations and conduct modeling, including slope stability, seepage and consolidation analyses
  • Prepare geotechnical recommendations reports with senior review
  • Serve as a resident engineer / site lead for construction quality assurance
  • Ability to work with a team or with minimal supervision, and with contractors and cross-discipline in-house designers
  • Be willing and able to work on projects involving dams and other retaining structures, lined structures, underground facilities, rock and soil mechanics, and other geotechnical applications
  • Assist with writing reports, cost estimating and permit documents
  • Assist with the preparation of project design packages including technical drawings, specifications, project schedules, and cost estimates

Who You AreRequired Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with excellent analytical abilities, leadership ability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work both independently and within groups
  • Competence in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is necessary
  • Familiarity with discipline-specific design software - AutoCAD, GINT, Slide, etc.
  • FE/EIT (or ability to obtain EIT within 1 year) required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certification
  • Some prior experience in the civil, geological, or mining engineering fields are a plus
  • Master's degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering