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HNTB Geotechnical Engineer I 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 5,000 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 I:

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)

  • 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)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Additional Information

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-08871 #college