HNTB Geotechnical Engineer 1 in Madison, Wisconsin
What We're Looking For
Responsible for assisting in the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position performs research, development, calculations, design and delivery in partnership with the project team. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge to assist in the execution and evaluation of project designs. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project execution using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.
The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! We are seeking candidates for a Geotechnical Engineer I position in our Milwaukee or Madison offices. The successful candidate will assist with geotechnical evaluation and computations to support design of foundations, retaining structures and other earth- and rock-supported elements. The HNTB geotechnical community provides services for bridges, highway interchanges, flood and hurricane protection systems, rail and transit projects, water resource projects, airports, stadiums, and major utility projects. The position may also offer opportunities for cross-discipline analysis and design tasks with bridge, highway and water resource engineering sections.
HNTB is a privately held, employee-owned firm, with more than 4,600 employees in 77 locations nationwide. We have a 100-year history designing some of the largest and most complex projects in the U.S. HNTB ranked No. 3 in Transportation and No. 14 overall in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms for 2020.
We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team. HNTB offers competitive salaries, a learning environment, and the chance to work on major projects around the county.
Responsibilities of Geotechnical Engineer 1:
Within the Geotechnical Engineering specialty, learn and complete specific geotechnical design analyses under direct supervision. Design elements include deep foundations, earth retaining systems, ground improvement procedures, embankments and cut slopes, levees and dams.
Obtain geotechnical data/provide oversight of drilling and other geotechnical investigation/data gathering programs.
Develop and apply knowledge of project-area geology and engineering properties of geological environments of deposition.
Review geotechnical laboratory data for conformance with applicable testing standards.
Correlate and interpret field and laboratory results for use in analyses.
Prepare and complete geotechnical engineering analyses, designs and reports that are responsive to project needs including design criteria, quality, schedule and budget requirements.
Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Help check work of project team members including subconsultants.
Perform construction observation of earthwork, foundation installation, wall construction and pavement construction.
Position may require travel to other HNTB offices, project sites, and project offices for work assignments.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Interpret data obtained from subsurface exploration and testing
Apply geotechnical aspects of AASHTO LRFD foundation and wall design methods and state DOT design requirements
Learn and complete geotechnical engineering analysis computations
Prepare engineering reports and memos
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (emphasis in geotechnical engineering)
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification
Knowledge of geotechnical investigation techniques and laboratory testing procedures
Knowledge of geotechnical analyses, geotechnical field services and report preparation
Working knowledge of geotechnical software (e.g. APile, GRLWEAP, LPile, SlopeW, SeepW, Settle3, and DeepEX are a plus ) and computer aided design software (e.g. MicroStation)
Knowledgeable in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
Excellent oral and written communication skills
What You'll Need
Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.
Supports the preparation and modification of project reports, plans, designs, and calculations.
Assists in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates.
Assists engineering teams with organization and administrative support of design files.
Supports engineering teams with various tasks and duties including but not limited to research, data collection, field investigations, development, and design of projects.
Performs other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Develops action orientation by taking action with direction on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Communicates effectively one-on-one to convey a clear understanding of the project needs to an internal project member.
Demonstrates nimble learning by actively learning through experiences, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities.
Able to listen well to learn new ideas and concepts from those with more job experience.
Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged from work experiences.
Exhibits an understanding of engineering principles relevant to the discipline.
Attains knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with MicroStation and/or AutoCad or other software.
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At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.
When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.
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HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.
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