Job ID: 26118160
Company: Barr Engineering Company
Application Type: Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)
Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer - Entry Level (Tailings Focus) (2064)
Description: Summary The person selected for this position will work on projects involving geotechnical engineering aspects of mine tailings storage facilities and on projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and design related to shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, earth retention, and dams. The work will include geotechnical computer modeling specifying and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing and instrumentation installations. Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis and will include the preparation of plans and specifications, writing reports, and estimating costs. The position also includes field work such as construction observation subsurface investigations in-situ testing instrumentation installation surveying materials testing facility inspections and managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance. This job requires periodic out-of-town assignments. NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and must be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Position will require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants will be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of clients. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis 0-3 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering 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 verbal and written communication skills Geotechnical computer modeling capabilities Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorshipAcceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework or research related to mine tailings and tailings storage facilities, dam engineering, or advanced soil mechanics 1+ years of geotechnical design experience Training or work experience in engineering of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities Training or work experience in field work such as construction observation subsurface investigations in-situ testing instrumentation installation surveying materials testing or facility inspections Task management skills Interest in mining engineering, power generation facilities, and fuels industries Computer skills with gINT, AutoCAD, and/or statistical analysis software Work experience with geotechnical analysis and geotechnical computer modeling or other related software (FLAC, Plaxis, midas GTS NX, SoilVision, and/or GeoStudio) Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
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