Terracon Staff Engineer in Bettendorf, Iowa
If you would like to become part of a company committed to delivering success to you and your career, then Terracon is a clear choice. In addition to providing employees with new and exciting career opportunities, Terracon recognizes employees as both individuals and members of our team.
Our nationwide network of geotechnical professionals, access to historical subsurface exploration data from thousands of locations across the country, and GIS-enabled geology mapping, we can accurately anticipate ground conditions and develop the right work plan to explore a site.
As a Geotechnical engineer in our Bettendorf office, you will provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients. This may include performing and/or leading field investigations, engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided. Prepare proposals and cost estimates, track and evaluate project progress, budgets, and recommend changes. Assign, review, and evaluate laboratory or field data for inclusion in reports. Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the public works, transportation, commercial, communications, energy, and/or industrial sectors.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
Maintain quality standards on all projects.
Prepare work scope, proposals and reports and plans investigations for approval by senior level professionals
Assist in the preparation of cost estimates, specifications, and other project related documents.
Analyze data, and perform engineering calculations and analysis for PE review.
Conduct, coordinate or supervise field investigations, laboratory testing, and evaluation of respective data.
Develop plans, schedules, conducts, and/or coordinates detailed phases of assigned project work.
Work closely with senior-level project manager and Professional Engineer of Record to gain project management and engineering experience.
May supervise field staff including graduate/field engineers, engineering technicians, exploration teams, laboratory staff and other support personnel.
Interact with client and project team in developing scope of services and communicating project progress.
Work under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Minimum 1-3 years experience.
Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Engineering Intern (EI) required.
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Geotechnical Staff Engineer
Regular, Full Time
City, State (Office Location):
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.