A top 5 Development, Construction & Engineering firm that builds & owns solar farms seeks a Geotechnical Engineer for a position near Durham, NC - relocation assistance provided.
The Geotechnical Engineer develops strategies and techniques to improve screening and characterization of prospective sites’ subsurface conditions, as well as strategies for cost effective, risk reduced foundation designs on the execution side. This position will also require working with other project engineers, geologists and managers, as well as developing and managing relationships with external consulting engineering firms to support internal engineering efforts.
Coordination and supervision of geotechnical site investigation services
Risk assessment of subsurface conditions.
Work with the design team and project development teams to development risk reduction strategies and designs.
Development and interpretation of analytical plan and data analysis.
Continuous improvement of site screening and subsurface characterization, as well as design implementation for foundation design.
Assist senior engineers in the design of PV systems and interpretation of materials testing results.
Perform structural design and analysis of system foundations, including driven pile, drill and set pile (concrete/grout) and precast concrete pads.
Work with external Independent or Owner’s Engineer representatives to support project activities.
On-site sampling of construction materials including steel, concrete and soils.
MUST HAVE minimum BS Degree in Civil / Geotechnical Engineering.
MUST HAVE 5+ years Geotechnical Engineering experience.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, including AutoCAD Civil 3D.