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Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer

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Shannon & Wilson, Inc.
Place
Lake Oswego, OR
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Added: March 18, 2024
Job Details

Level

Experienced

Job Location

Portland Area - Lake Oswego, OR

Position Type

Full-time

Education Level

MS

Travel Percentage

Occasional

Job Category

Engineering

Description

Shannon & Wilson is an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Committed to technical excellence and high-quality service, we provide integrated geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental and natural resource services for clients worldwide. Since 1954, we have delivered comprehensive engineering and environmental solutions for the most challenging infrastructure planning, design, permitting and construction conditions.

We are dedicated to improving our communities, preserving the environment and utilizing the most innovative science practices in all our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple clients, contracts, and projects at the same time.
  • Perform geotechnical engineering analyses, studies, and calculations.
  • Prepare and write engineering and other reports.
  • Perform field explorations, collection of samples, geologic reconnaissance, and mapping.
  • Perform construction observation on job sites and prepare summary logs and other documentation.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Lead, mentor, oversee, and/or supervise engineers and other employees.
  • Review technical reports prepared by lower-level engineers.
  • Review engineering calculations prepared by lower-level engineers.
  • Support business development and marketing activities, including preparation of cost proposals and presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon and Wilsons Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering specialty)
  • MS or PhD Degree in Geotechnical Engineering (or Geological Engineering), supported by a BS Degree in Engineering or Geology.
  • 7 to 14 years of experience as a Geotechnical Engineer.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in the state office is located.
  • Mentoring and supervisory experience.

Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Senior Professional I, II, or III level.

Shannon & Wilson offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

  • Employee ownership
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
  • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Free parking

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please note that non-solicited resumes from external recruitment agencies will not be considered as introductions to our business, unless a preapproved agreement is in place and the external recruitment agency has been engaged to work on this specific vacancy.
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