APPLY: Entry-Level Civil / Geotechnical Engineer Wood Plc United States


Entry-Level Civil / Geotechnical Engineer Wood Plc United States

Requisition ID: 2018-22361
 Work Location: US-TN-Knoxville
 Department / Discipline: Engineering – Geotechnical
Position Type: Staff / Permanent


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry-Level Civil/Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in the Knoxville, TN office. Candidate will be exposed to a range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors.


The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, self-disciplined, and able to work independently. Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical. The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel, and eager to learn.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of senior civil and geotechnical engineers
  • Develop grading plans and models using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Design reinforced concrete structures
  • Learn to use relevant software
  • Prepare engineering reports, specifications, and other deliverables associated with design projects
  • Under the guidance of an engineer, perform engineering calculations/analyses for material quantities, soil embankment dams, H&H storm events and stormwater channel geometries, shallow and deep foundations, settlement, soil and rock slope stability, retaining walls, etc.
  • Perform field explorations and data collection
  • Prepare field and/or laboratory assignments for testing of concrete, soils, aggregates, etc.
  • Perform field oversight of multiple contractor crews and junior inspection staff
  • Prepare Routine documentation of all field activities and testing
  • Prepare field reports, internal correspondence, and sections of formal reports
  • Follow company and client safety standards

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited College / University (required)
  • Master of Science in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from an ABET Accredited College / University (preferred)
  • E.I.T. license or ability to attain within 6 months
  • Must have strong oral / written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
  • Ability to apply analytical or scientific thinking to define and solve problems and be able to execute field and office tasks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (required) and AutoCAD Civil 3D (preferred)
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Requires some travel and willingness to work outdoors
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and traverse over rugged terrain
  • Pass drug test and background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy


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