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Geotechnical Engineer - Entry Level (Hybrid)

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Minneapolis

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, strong technical skills in geotechnical analysis, flexibility to meet deadlines, willingness to travel, ability to lift heavy equipment, and excellent communication skills for this entry-level geotechnical engineering position.
  • You will perform fieldwork, oversee material testing, conduct geotechnical investigations, and provide engineering support for projects under supervision. Travel required.

Graduate Job

EngineeringMinneapolis

Description

  • The person in this position will be part of an innovative geotechnical engineering team of over 90 geotechnical engineers and geologists. Barr’s geotechnical engineering team provides services to the fuels, mining, power, and public sectors. Our geotechnical engineering group provides a wide array of services related to foundations, dams, embankments, landslides, soil-structure interaction, earth-retaining structures, excavations, and underground structures. We also offer geotechnical services for ground improvement, geotechnical modeling, instrumentation and monitoring, in-situ testing, geophysics, soil dynamics and earthquake engineering, geosynthetics, and groundwater and seepage.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Willingness and ability to regularly travel
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship from Barr, now or in the future
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
  • 2+ years of geotechnical design experience
  • Computer skills with gINT

Education requirements

Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Performing fieldwork such as construction observation, material testing, and surveying
  • Overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing
  • Performing geotechnical field investigations including collecting field samples and performing field logging of exploratory test borings
  • Performing engineering investigation and design support tasks under the direction of more senior engineering professionals
  • Traveling for periodic out-of-town assignments

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Minneapolis