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Job Description


Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional engineering and consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, tunnel, and dam engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities in which we live are a vital part of who we are. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm with 500+ employees in 25 offices throughout the United States.Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package including maternity leave, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, health, dental, life and disability insurance and a wellness program. As an employee-owned company, through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Schnabel employees directly benefit from the success of our growing firm.Benefit options include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee life & ADD insurance (100% company-paid)
  • Short-term disability (100% company-paid)
  • Long-term disability
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plan
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
  • Bonus program
  • Paid time off
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement

Job Description:Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Senior GeoStructural Engineer (15+ years’ experience) to help support our national practice.  As the Geostructural Team Leader, you will be responsible for growing the geostructural business, administering QA practices, and performing review of design documents and calculations. You will participate in multidisciplinary project teams, often involving multiple Schnabel offices. Your demonstrated success in business development, ability to lead a high-performing team, and commitment to exceptional client service and technical excellence, while balancing project risks and business needs, make you the perfect fit for our team!Our Geostructural group provides a broad range of consulting services including construction documents (plans and specifications) for owner’s and contractors, detailed design, value engineering, construction-phase engineering and forensics. Services include design of support of excavation (SOE) systems, underpinning of structures, geo-hazards and stabilization of natural and man-made slopes and other earth systems/structures, marine and waterfront structures, steel and concrete design, ground improvement, shallow and deep foundation systems, earth retaining structures, grouting programs, design and oversight of positive cutoff walls, dewatering systems, cofferdams, and numerical analysis.Job Responsibilities:

  • Senior project management including contract negotiation and risk management
  • Senior review of construction documents including calculations, plans and specifications
  • Review and preparation of proposals and engineering reports
  • Business development
  • Coordinating geostructural services with internal and external clients
  • Developing strong client relationships for repeat business
  • Oversight of the work of geostructural staff
  • Team management and administrative duties
  • Other tasks as required to support projects and business goals

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year program and a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Structural preferred.)
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas or ability to acquire by reciprocity
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Confidence and independence, with a shared sense of responsibility
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management and interpersonal skills
  • Transportation and wall design experience preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening

Equal 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)