Geotechnical Engineer

    • Louisville, KY

Geotechnical Engineer - Mid-Level

Build the

foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by

starting with a good team. When we say that we're full-service, we mean it.

You'll find us in the office, on site and in the lab. We work indoors and out,

above and below ground, over and under water, across projects large and small.

From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction

management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that's rock

solid. Join our team today!

Stantec's Geotechnical practice has an immediate opportunity for a mid-level

Geotechnical Engineer. As a recently licensed professional engineer, you will

provide comprehensive geotechnical services to Stantec clients from field

explorations to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical

structures. You will provide specialized services such as the analysis and

design of foundation elements, dam and levee structures, and seismic

remediation design.

Your Opportunity

The role of

a mid-level geotechnical engineer is to work on projects both small and large,

and as a team member under the close guidance and supervision of a senior

engineer. You will perform a variety of tasks related to geotechnical

engineering in support of transportation, dam, power, and infrastructure

projects that may include calculations, field work, coordination of tasks and

assignments, and client interaction.

In general, a mid-level civil engineer will assist more senior engineers by leading

and/or performing aspects of civil engineering assignments.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts analysesand calculations and performs other duties of a similar nature and level asassigned and under the direction of a Project Technical Lead or Senior Engineer.
  • May performfield work related to geotechnical explorations and/or construction relatedactivities.
  • Assists ProjectTechnical Leads and Project Managers in preparing designs, drawings,specifications, presentations and reports.
  • Manage andlead other team members while working on projects; complete tasks and delegatespecific project tasks to other team members as appropriate.
  • Assists in providingsupport services during construction that can include submittal reviews,responses to requests for information and contract document clarifications.
  • Assist inthe development of new standards and specifications for the discipline.
  • Prepareportions of engineering project proposals, change orders, client contact andcommunication pertaining to specific projects.
  • Performother duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

An understanding of

geotechnical engineering concepts and analysis methods.

Ability to participate and

collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical


Ability to interpret

sketches, engineering drawings, and other similar material.

Basic experience in

Microsoft Office, and familiarity with AutoCAD Civil3D, Geostudio, and gINT.

Excellent time management

skills with ability to understand task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and

efficient use of time and resources.

Excellent written and

verbal communication skills.

Ability to check the work

of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget

and schedule.

Willing to travel on an

as-needed basis in support of geotechnical investigations, construction, and


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or

equivalent in Civil Engineering. Masters preferred.

Licensed Professional

Engineer in at least one jurisdiction with the ability to obtain reciprocity in

others, as needed

Minimum of 4-8 years of


Travel/ field work 25-50%

of the time

Typical office environment

working with computers and working at a desk for long periods of time. Field

work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties orresponsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties,responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any timewith or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's

talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us

and redefine your personal best.

Job: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190003RK

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