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HNTB New Grad Geotechnical Engineer I in New Orleans, Louisiana

What We're Looking For

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.

The successful candidate will assist with geotechnical engineering tasks to support the design and inspection of foundations, retaining structures, slopes, channels, levees, dams, and other earth- and rock-supported elements.

The HNTB geotechnical practice provides services for multimodal transportation and civil works infrastructure including bridges, roadways, retaining structures, flood risk management, rail and transit, water resource projects, airports, stadiums, and major utility projects. The position may also offer opportunities for cross-discipline design and inspection tasks with bridge, roadway and water resource engineering sections and opportunities to support other national HNTB offices.

This opportunity entails being 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.

What You'll Do:

  • 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

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

What You'll Bring:

  • 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.

What We Prefer:

  • Passes NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam or obtained Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification

  • Ability to perform office and field work. The candidate should expect to spend between 2% to 10% of their time in the field with periods of little or no field work.

  • Excellent written and strong interpersonal communication, ability to multi-task, efficient time management, work with team members remotely, and the flexibility to support multiple projects and task managers concurrently

  • Knowledge of geotechnical subsurface exploration techniques and laboratory testing procedures

  • Experience with geotechnical software (e.g., APile, GRLWEAP, SHAFT, LPile, Group, PYWall, SlopeW, SeepW, Settle3, SPW911, Shoring Suite, DeepEX) and computer aided design software (e.g., MicroStation)

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-12801 #college