Junior Geotechnical Engineer, United States-California-Redding

Job Description 
Junior Geotechnical Engineer  (BIA0002U4)
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.  The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.
We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs, has a great opportunity for a junior level Geotechnical Engineer to join and help grow our Redding, CA office. You would work as team with our geotechnical and tunneling practice consisting of close to 200 engineers in North America. As our Geotechnical Engineer you will have the opportunity to follow projects from the conceptual phase through the construction phase, working on traditional design-bid-build as well as design-build projects.

As a Jacobs Junior-Level Geotechnical Engineer you will:
• Participate in field assignments that will include observation of explorations (soil and rock borings, test pits, CPT soundings, geophysical testing); geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring; and inspection of the construction of geotechnical structures (earth retaining structures, deep foundations, dams, tunnels, and shallow foundations).
• Have the opportunity to travel to and work in locations both within the USA and around the world.
• Under supervision, design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, ground improvement, embankments, and cut slopes.
• Perform liquefaction potential analyses.
• Analyze laboratory and field testing results and select geotechnical design parameters.
• Prepare and review technical reports, data reports and baseline reports.
• Use computer programs including Settle3D, Slide, APile, LPILE, Shaft, FB-MultiPier, DeepXcav, GRLWeap, Plaxis, and MathCAD to complete engineering analysis and prepare design calculations.
• Prepare design drawings and construction specifications, and review construction submittals for compliance with contract requirements and design assumptions.
• Work in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams across North America and the world.
• Share technical knowledge across geographical boundaries to foster innovative project solutions. 

  • 2-3 years of experience within Geotechnical Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering)
  • Able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of the principles of soil and rock mechanics, geotechnical design
  • Ability to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. 

Primary Location

: United States-California-Redding


: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Nov 2, 2018, 8:05:36 PM

About Jacobs
With approximately $11 Billion in revenues, Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, including all aspects of engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. Our global network includes approximately 54,000 employees in more than 230 offices in more than 30 countries, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia. Learn more about Jacobs at www.jacobs.com
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