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Staff Engineer

Company: Schnabel Engineering
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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 450+ employees in 24 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.

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. Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Staff Engineer to join our Columbia, SC office. We are looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in developing both field and analytical skills, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate geotechnical/environmental field work
  • Use GIS and GPS to aid in planning and executing geotechnical/environmental field work
  • Environmental field sampling
  • Log geotechnical/environmental test borings and investigations
  • Prepare boring logs using gINT and or OpenGround Cloud software
  • Assign, perform and review laboratory tests
  • Develop/manage spreadsheets of analytical data
  • Perform calculations to support designs
  • Provide support on preparation of reports and proposals Required Skills/Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
    • 0-4 years of professional experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Strong work ethic and a desire for continual self-improvement
    • Willingness and ability to perform field work and travel, including assignments that may last several months away from the office
    • Ability to lift 60 pounds and be physically able to negotiate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside Desired Skills/Experience:
      • Prior internship or professional work in a related field (i.e. geotechnical engineering, construction, civil engineering, etc.)
      • CADD, MicroStation and/or GIS experience preferred
      • EIT certification 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

          EOE including Veterans and Disability

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The 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)

Keywords: Schnabel Engineering, Columbia , Staff Engineer, Engineering , West Columbia, South Carolina

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