HNTB Geotechnical Project Engineer in Los Angeles, California
What We're Looking For
Join our rapidly growing firm in Downtown L.A! Work on the most important Infrastructure projects in the region. HNTB has roots in Southern California dating back to 1914 with the landmark design of Pasadena’s historic Arroyo Seco Bridge. HNTB in Los Angeles has received many honors in recent years, including Employer of the Year in by Women’s Transportation Seminar, American Council of Engineering Companies Firm of the Year, and Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal. HNTB has partnered with nearly all agencies in Southern California over the years. The firm is currently serving as the lead architectural designer for the Automated People Mover stations, maintenance facility and prime designer for the complete redevelopment and expansion of United hub in terminals 7 and 8 at Los Angeles International Airport. Also Engineer and Executive Architect on record for the Sixth Street "Ribbon of Light" Bridge; and is the principal engineer and architect for the recently opened Crenshaw/LA (K-Line) Transit Corridor. We are an ENR #12 Design Firm!
At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.
This opportunity entails being responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, geotechnical Design/oversite, miscellaneous structure design, and specifications for assigned projects. This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for complex and cross-discipline projects. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.
What You'll Do:
Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence the to the schedule and budget on projects.
Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.
Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.
Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.
Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience, or
Master’s degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience, or
PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience
What You'll Bring:
Within the Geotechnical Engineering specialty, learn and complete specific geotechnical design analyses under general supervision.
Design elements include deep foundations, ground improvement procedures, embankments and cut slopes.
Willingness to design Miscellaneous structures including drainage box structures, bridge abutments, Miscellaneous foundations, and various retaining wall types among others.
Ability to oversee design of other firms, both sub-consultants and by contractors.
Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans
Complete geotechnical analyses, report preparation, and design efforts with minimal direction and that are responsive to project needs including design criteria, quality, schedule and budget requirements.
Develop subsurface exploration and laboratory testing programs.
Review geotechnical laboratory data and subconsultant deliverables for conformance with applicable testing and project standards.
Provide support for design review and adhere to project quality management plan.
Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects
Communicate effectively with geotechnical lead on the job, other discipline's designers and sub consultants.
Position may require travel to other HNTB offices, project sites, and project offices for work assignments.
What We Prefer:
Master’s degree in Engineering
10 years of total experience with minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in geotechnical analyses, geotechnical field services, and report preparation
Knowledge of geotechnical investigation techniques and laboratory testing procedure
Professional Engineer (PE, SE, and/or GE) certification
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Los Angeles, CA (Figueroa Street)
The approximate pay range for California is $97,575.45 - $173,429.55. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Engineering Group