GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Description

We have a need for a Geotechnical Engineer that has experience with geotechnical engineering design –specifically, an excellent foundation in soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering concepts, and experience in excavation support design and earth retaining systems. The selected candidate needs to be able to perform the design of complex geotechnical engineering solutions and the associated field engineering work during construction.

Under the direction of highly experienced engineers in various geotechnical fields, this individual will  support design efforts that include preparation of design documents for deep foundations; excavations support systems; ground improvement; dewatering, and instrumentation. Experience in the Philadelphia, New York City, or Washington D.C. area is needed.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

The desired civil design skills include: excavation support design, ground improvement design, instrumentation design and interpretation, technical specification development, and construction observation/management.  Other responsibilities include performing or preparing:

•Geotechnical field investigations.
•Grouting oversight and design.
•Geotechnical in-situ testing.
•Coordination of lab tests.
•Environmental site characterizations.
•Engineering analysis and calculations.
•Technical memos, reports, construction specifications.
•Field observation of construction activities.
•Design drawings using AutoCad.

Minimum Qualifications

•BS in Civil Engineering, or similar, is required
•MS in Geotechnical or Structural Engineering is preferred
•10+ years of experience is preferred
•Experience with geotechnical engineering design –specifically, an excellent formation in soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering concepts
•Experience in excavation support design and earth retaining systems
•Experience with code and design requirements in Philadelphia, New York, or Washington D.C.
•Excellent writing and general communication skills
•CAD skills and drawing ability are a must; GIS and modeling experience is a plus
•40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER training is a plus
•Ability to travel for meetings and short-term field assignments

Benefits

  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…

Physical Job Requirements

 

 

Sedentary

     X

Light

 

Medium

 

Other

Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements

  Occasional

  (0-35% of            day)

      Frequent

  (33-66% of day)

   Continuous

   (67-100% of             day)

       Not        Applicable

Sitting

 

 

           X

 

Standing

         X

 

 

 

Walking

         X

 

 

 

Climbing

 

 

 

         X

Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)

 

 

 

         X

Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

 

 

 

        X

Carrying objects

 

 

 

        X

Push/pull

 

 

 

         X

Twisting

 

 

 

         X

Bending

         X

 

 

 

Reaching forward

         X

 

 

 

Reaching overhead

 

 

 

         X

Squat/kneel/crawl

 

 

 

         X

Wrist position deviation

        X

 

 

 

Pinching/fine motor skills

        X

 

 

 

Keyboard use/repetitive motion

 

 

          X

 

Taste or smell (taste=never)

 

 

 

         X

Talk or hear

 

          X

 

 

 

   Accurate           20/40

    Very Accurate             20/20

Not Applicable

 

Near Vision

 

          X

   

Far Vision

          X

 

 
       
 

Yes

No

Not Applicable

 

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X

     

Sensory Requirements

Minimal

Moderate

Accurate

Not Applicable

Depth perception

 

X

 

 

Hearing

 

X

 

 
       

Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens

 

X

Chemical

X

 

Airborne communicable diseases

 

X

Extreme temperatures

X

 

Radiation

 

X

Uneven surfaces or elevations

X

 

Extreme noise levels

X

 

Dust/particular matter

X

 

 

Other (exposure risks):

 

 

Usual hours in a workday:

 

8

X

10

 

12

 

Other work hours

       

 

 

 

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