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Senior or Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Post Date:Jan 01, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-NV-Las Vegas Job Reference:43845

Job Description:
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.

Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

The Las Vegas office is seeking to fill a position of a Senior or Principal Geotechnical Engineer. The position will be based in Kleinfelder's Las Vegas, Nevada Office.

This individual will have strong geotechnical engineering expertise, along with proven leadership and project management skills and business development abilities. Must have strong analytical experience in multiple areas including, soil/rock classification, slope stability analysis, earth retention-systems, deep foundation design, soil improvement techniques, and pavement design. Knowledge of infrastructure, drilling operations and heavy civil project design and construction are preferred.

Demonstrated maturity in mentoring intermediate and junior level engineers, sound judgment, initiative, and client relations. Must be a Team Player while recognizing, initiating, and advancing opportunities leading to overall team growth. Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare proposals and technical reports including geotechnical design reports, structures foundation reports, materials reports, etc., in compliance with applicable agencies' requirements. Able to travel and solve technical problems in other states, as necessary.

Directs technical programs and projects across multiple disciplines and sizes, with overall program/project responsibilities. Ensures consistently accurate and timely client and management communications. Analyzes and resolves complex technical problems independently and serves as a key technical resource in transportation market sector as well as other market sectors including water, energy and commercial/industrial market sectors throughout the company.

BS in Civil Engineering and MS in Geotechnical Engineering required; 10+ years (for Senior Engineer position) and 15+ years (for Principal Engineer position) of related experience in consulting engineering firm or related service business and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required. Must have NV registration as a Professional (Civil) Engineer.

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

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Name: Kleinfelder

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