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Job Description


Schnabel Engineering 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 they 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 over 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 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.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:Are you looking for interesting, challenging, 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 Baltimore, MD office of Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team of engineers. We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in working on our nation’s critical infrastructure, a desire to develop both field and analytical skills, and a desire to be part of a strong team of geologists and engineers.Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, management, and execution of geotechnical projects
  • Develop engineering scope of work and fee estimates
  • Communicate effectively with clients, business partners, subconsultants, and Schnabel team members
  • Selection, installation, troubleshooting, and data interpretation of geotechnical instrumentation
  • Scheduling and coordination, during assessment, design, and construction phases
  • Perform design calculations, engineering analyses, and construction drawings, and specifications
  • Interpretation of soil boring logs, geotechnical instrumentation data, previous design reports, and laboratory test data, and development of design and construction recommendations
  • Drafting reports, graphics, charts, and boring logs. Some field work and travel will be required for geotechnical explorations, site reconnaissance visits, and/or construction observation

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • 5+ years of relevant geotechnical experience in consulting
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, or ability to obtain within 6 months, and ability to obtain reciprocity in other states.
  • Experience conducting geotechnical laboratory testing in accordance with AASHTO and ASTM Standards
  • Experience with interpreting geotechnical laboratory and geotechnical instrumentation data
  • Project Management Experience
  • Familiar with heavy civil construction means and methods
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong professional work ethic and desire to perform at a high level
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-office team
  • Attention to detail and well-organized
  • Willingness and ability to travel

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering
  • Prior experience with geotechnical transportation related design and familiar with AASHTO codes

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)