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Entry Level Geotechnical Specialist - Saint Louis

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1mo ago

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  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, 3.0 GPA, EIT or ability to obtain within 6 months, strong analytical skills, willingness to travel, and knowledge of geotechnical software.
  • You will assist in geotechnical engineering design, analysis of foundation systems, inspect construction activities, and work with experienced engineers to deliver bold solutions for transportation infrastructure projects.

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  • Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
  • Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Geotechnical Engineering
  • At least a 3.0 GPA
  • Flexibility to travel for office and field assignments
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ideally, you’ll also have:
  • MS degree in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Previous internship in geotechnical evaluations soil and rock classification, design analysis of foundation and ground retention systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with Ensoft LPile and Group GeoStudio Slope and Sigma, GRLWeap, Civiltech Shoring Suite, Bentley gINT, Bentley MicroStation, and AutoCAD

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Do you enjoy the study and review of the natural environment before a construction project takes place? At Jacobs-we do as well. Based in St. Louis, MO, you’ll have the chance to perform geotechnical engineering design and analysis of foundation systems, retaining structures and slopes for transportation infrastructure projects for both public and private clients. Your engineering skills will be developed with design and analysis of shallow and deep foundations including piles and drilled shafts, retaining walls and support of excavation systems.
  • You’ll also inspect geotechnical exploratory and construction related activities and specifically, develop as well as oversight of subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs. You’ll work with the best Engineers and Project Managers in the business. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.
  • At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


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