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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Post Date:Jan 01, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-CA-Los Angeles Job Reference:50603

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, inquisitive, 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 Los Angeles Area is seeking to fill a position of a Senior or Principal Geotechnical Engineer. The position may be based in Kleinfelder's office in Los Angeles, Riverside or Irvine, CA.

This individual will have strong geotechnical engineering expertise, along with proven leadership and project management skills and business development abilities.

Candidate must have strong analytical experience in multiple areas including, but not limited to slope stability analysis, earth retention-systems, deep foundation design, soil improvement techniques, liquefaction evaluation and mitigation, and pavement design. Knowledge of infrastructure, drilling operations and heavy civil project design and construction is preferred. Experience with dams and levees is also highly desirable.

Candidate should have demonstrated maturity in mentoring intermediate and junior level engineers, sound judgment, initiative, and strong client relations skills. Candidate must be a Team Player and recognize, initiate, and advance opportunities leading to overall team growth. Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to prepare proposals and technical reports, including geotechnical design reports, structures foundation reports, materials reports, etc., in compliance with applicable agencies' requirements. Some travel is expected.

Position directs technical programs and projects of all sizes across multiple disciplines, with overall program/project responsibilities, and ensures consistently accurate and timely client and management communications. Candidate will be responsible for analyzing and resolving complex technical problems independently and serving 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 required; MS preferred; 10+ years (for Senior Engineer position) and 15+ years (for Principal Engineer position) of related experience in a consulting engineering firm or related service business and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required. Candidate must have CA registration as a Professional (Civil) Engineer; GE certification as Geotechnical Engineer preferred.

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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