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Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Kleinschmidt Group
Location: Lexington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Kleinschmidt has a full-time opening for a Geotechnical Engineer to work on design projects, perform site investigations, and provide construction support in the dams and hydroelectric industry. The position is available in our South Carolina office. Our flexibility and core value of relationships allows us to offer employees the opportunity to work in an office, or remotely, based on their personal needs. We understand the concerns with COVID-19 and have policies in place to help keep our employees safe.Who You AreA licensed Professional Engineer with a minimum of 6 years of experience and a BS in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (concentration in Geotechnical or Geological Engineering).Experienced: Basic knowledge of standards applicable to geotechnical and civil/structural engineering disciplines, preferably with experience related to dams and dam safety.Technically-focused: Experience with design and construction of embankments, deep and shallow foundation design, temporary excavation support, and embankment condition assessments. Experience with slope stability and seepage modeling software, preferably Slope/W and Seep/W. Experience performing geotechnical investigations, including drilling, field testing/sampling, instrumentation, and test pitting as well as experience performing dam safety and foundation or construction inspections. Relationship-focused: Enjoys collaborating with clients and co-workers and has the ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team while applying geotechnical engineering skills from analysis and design through to construction. In addition to excellent technical skills, the candidate will possess strong communication and writing skills, be self-motivated and growth-oriented with demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills. Additional Requirements Must possess permanent authorization to work in the United States Must be willing to travel and possess a valid driver's licenseAbout the Position The position includes a combination of project, people, and client relationship management for challenging engineering projects. Projects will range from conceptual to final designs, condition assessments of embankment dams or canals, performing field investigations, and construction monitoring and oversite. The position will require some travel time to complete geotechnical field investigations and perform on-site construction monitoring or inspections. The successful candidate will be part of a team of technical professionals working on various hydroelectric and other renewable energy projects in Canada and the United States.Who We AreKleinschmidt is one of the few employee-owned consulting firms in North America specializing in hydropower and we have been doing it for more than 50 years. We focus on developing relationships with our clients and providing engineering, regulatory, and environmental solutions that help them manage their assets. Our people are passionate, engaged, and enjoy learning from one another while working on unique and creative projects. Technical excellence is at the heart of our continued success, and we strongly encourage learning and continuous improvement to create professional growth and new opportunities for our employees. BenefitsCompetitive salaryBonus Program - Annual and quarterlyExtended Health care/dental/visionDeferred Profit Sharing Plan with employer match10 HolidaysPaid Time OffWeekly IndemnityPaid Parental LeaveTuition AssistanceEmployee OwnershipKleinschmidt is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our company policy and culture to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, disability status, national origin, veteran status, and all other dimensions of diversity.

Keywords: Kleinschmidt Group, Columbia , Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Lexington, South Carolina

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