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Burns & McDonnell Staff Geotechnical Engineer (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

The Staff Geotechnical Engineer will work on project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Staff Geotechnical Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting geotechnical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.

  • Perform geotechnical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.

  • Modify and review production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Design geotechnical components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies strong knowledge of commonly used geotechnical engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the geotechnical engineering services industry.

  • Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers.

  • Compiles information for client presentations and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Performs field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.

  • Or Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical or Civil or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Master of Science degree in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering may be substituted for 1 year experience.

  • 3 years of civil engineering experience required, consulting preferred.

  • Successful completion (i.e.passing) FE or EIT preferred.

  • Strong knowledge in standard geotechnical engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong computer skills include geotechnical analysis programs (e.g., Ensoft, FAD) and AutoCAD.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.

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Job Geological Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 213442

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