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HNTB Geotechnical Engineer I in Parsippany, New Jersey

What We're Looking For

We are seeking candidates for an Geotechnical Engineer I position in our Parsippany NJ office.

Assists assigned department by performing engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery on assigned project(s).

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.

  • Be responsible for field supervision of drilling, testing and data collections activities.

  • Provide geotechnical analysis and design of deep foundations, earth retaining systems, ground improvement procedures, embankments and cut slopes, and levees.

  • Prepare geotechnical engineering analyses and reports for bridges, highway interchanges, flood and hurricane protection systems, buildings, stadiums, pavements for roadways and airports, rail and transit projects, water resource projects, and major utility projects.

  • Develop or review specifications and plan notes related to geotechnical design elements (e.g. earthwork and foundations).

  • Perform construction observation of earthwork, foundation installation, and wall construction.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • EIT with ability to obtain PE registration and license in multiple states within 5 years.

  • Knowledge of geotechnical investigation techniques and laboratory testing procedures.

  • Working knowledge of geotechnical software preferred (e.g. SHAFT, LPile, APile, Group, GRLWEAP, SlopeW, SeepW).

  • Understanding and working knowledge of geotechnical aspects of LRFD foundation and wall design methods preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the preparation or modification of reports, plans and designs for projects.

  • Assists in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 1 year relevant experience

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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