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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Company: HDR, Inc.
Location: Paducah
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to support our expanding geotechnical section within our Lexington and/or Louisville, KY office. This is a leadership role that involves planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of entry- and mid-level professionals.

Primary Duties:

  • Plan, execute, and complete geotechnical tasks on assigned projects independently and collaboratively. This position may be required to review design and construction submittals for geotechnical compliance with applicable codes, design standards, project requirements, and contract documents.
  • Geotechnical investigations and design activities for dams, levees, hydraulic structures, railroad, and transportation projects.
  • Involvement in communication with both internal and external clients.
  • Geotechnical technical analyses, preparation of proposals and reports, and coordination with designers and contractors to implement recommendations on plans and in the field.
  • Engage in supporting development of technical scope of works and fee proposals, as well as responses to RFP's related to geotechnical services.
  • This position may function as technical specialist or project manager, but project management is not sole focus of position.

Core Competencies for a successful candidate:

  • Must be able to independently make decisions and recommendations that will impact a project's activities and direction
  • Be a technical expert, leader, and authority in projects and tasks involving geotechnical engineering.
  • Be knowledgeable of today's technical standards, including but not limited to USACE, AREMA, LRFD, etc.
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with team members and clients and the demonstrate expertise in managing several complex tasks simultaneously.
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Required Qualifications

  • MSCE degree or higher in geotechnical engineering
  • 11 or more years of experience in the general field of geotechnical engineering and specializ

Keywords: HDR, Inc., Clarksville , Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Other , Paducah, Tennessee

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