Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Houston, TX
Engineering Job Czar
United States, Texas, Houston
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Company: Engineering Job Czar
Location: United States, Texas, Houston
Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Houston, TX
Job Description: Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to- Supervising and scheduling geotechnical engineering staff and providing technical direction, oversight, and detail checking of geotechnical calculations. Conducting inspections and engineering assessments, participating in Potential Failure Modes Analyses, risk assessments, feasibility studies, and evaluation of rehabilitation alternatives for flood control infrastructure. Planning and conducting field exploration and laboratory testing programs. Performing geotechnical analyses and design, including but not limited to seepage analysis, static and seismic stability analysis, liquefaction analysis, foundation and settlement analysis, and filter compatibility analysis, and preparing technical reports. Design and analyses of heavy civil and earthen structures and preparing design/bid packages for permitting/construction, and coordinating and overseeing construction administration, and inspection services. Designing installation and data evaluation for instrumentation systems at at levees, spillways, outlet works, and slopes. Supporting business development activities in flood control infrastructure and Hydraulic Structures Practice, including, but not limited to client meetings and presentations, preparation of SOQ materials, and preparation of proposals. Geotechnical field investigation and laboratory testing Geotechnical analyses for levees, and other hydraulic structures, including but not limited to seepage, static and seismic stability analysis, liquefaction analysis, deformation analysis, foundation and settlement analysis, filter compatibility analysis, and the use of finite element/difference programs. Remedial measures for existing structures, such as drains and filters, earthworks, grouting, cutoff walls, micro-pile and anchor design, ground improvement, roller compacted concrete, spillway enlargement or rehabilitation. Detail oriented, with experience in preparing design calculations and drawings, and accustomed to producing high quality work. Be knowledgeable of levee safety guidelines utilized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and other Federal agencies. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to fluently communicate to clients and present technical information. Qualifications Required Qualifications- Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Geotechnical, Structural, or related field, with Master’s degree preferred. Registered Professional Engineer, and ability to obtain license in selected states. A minimum of 10+ years of geotechnical experience with emphasis on the investigation and analysis of flood control infrastructure and other heavy civil projects.