~Perform engineering analyses, studies, and calculations.
~Prepare and write technical engineering reports.
~Perform construction observation on job sites and prepare summary logs and other documentation.
~Perform field explorations and collect samples as needed.
~Perform geotechnical laboratory duties.
~Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
~Review portions of technical reports prepared by lower-level and peer professionals and submit enhanced reports to Senior Engineers.
~Review construction observation reports by lower-level and peer professionals.
~Review engineering calculations done by lower-level and peer professionals.
~Support business development and marketing activities, including preparation of cost proposals and presentations to existing and prospective clients.
~Follow Shannon & Wilson’s Quality Assurance policy.
~Follow and promote Shannon & Wilson’s Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
~Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
~MS degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field, supported by BS degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
~2 – 5 years of experience in Geotechnical Engineering or related field, as an Engineer-in-Training, or as a Professional Engineer
~On track to obtain PE license in Washington State within 2 years.
~Working background must include: slope stability, geotechnical seismic design, retaining structures, and various structure foundations.
~Field/construction observation experience must include one or more of the following areas: logging geotechnical explorations, observation of pile driving operations, observations of earthwork activities, installation and recording of geotechnical instrumentation, field reconnaissance, and/or underground work.
~Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills required to effectively interact with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
~Must be personable, flexible, and professional.
~Must be able to work independently with appropriate level of supervision.
~Must be willing and able to travel to support the needs of other S&W offices.
~Must have and maintain a valid driver license and insurable driving record.
~Basic computer skills: MS Word, Excel, required; MS Access, desirable.
~Computer skills must include use of two or more of the following: SLOPE/W, Settle3D, LPile, GRLWEAP, Shake, and FLAC.
~This position requires critical thinking and analysis; frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and lifting and carrying 30+ pounds; working in all weather conditions; field visits per project needs; ability to travel to other S&W offices; and ability to drive (or fly) to and from job sites locally and out of state.
Equal Opportunity Employer.