Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Charleston, WV 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Charleston, WV, office. The primary duties of the Geotechnical Engineer include performing investigations and evaluations to develop design recommendations, and assist in the preparation of design plans and specifications using traditional and alternative delivery methods. More-specific duties include developing subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs, shallow and deep foundation analyses, slope stability analysis, subgrade evaluations, soil and rock cut slope designs, and preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and other reporting documents. Abilities at this level with task/project management functions and preparation of technical and price proposals are a plus. The candidate should be capable of working independently and accurately, with minimal supervision. Will give direction to clerical and junior technical personnel. *LI-KY1

Keyword(s): Geotechnical, Engineering, Civil, Structural, Construction, Geology, Design


Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering required.
MSCE preferred.
WV Professional Registration Required.
10+ years of geotechnical design experience required.
Experience with MS Office, gINT, STABL/Slide, LPILE, Slope/W, GRLWEAP, and other technical programs preferred.
WVDOH Experience required. PennDOT and PTC design experience a plus.
Project Management experience a plus.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Primary Location: United States-West Virginia-Charleston
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Geotechnical
Job Posting: Dec 16, 2020

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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