CDM Smith Geotechnical Engineer 6 in Des Moines, Iowa
CDM Smith is seeking a full time Senior Geotechnical Engineer with expertise in geotechnical engineering specifically in airfield pavement design.
This position can be based out of any U.S. based CDM Smith office. We offer a hybrid work environment allowing for working in the office and remotely from home.
As a member of our Geotechnical Team you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:
Providing senior level experience with Unified Facilities Criteria for Airfield Pavement Design, Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, FAA Advisory Circulars, and AASHTO flexible and rigid pavement design standards required.
Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate mid to large size field and laboratory services for transportation-related projects including airfield and roadway pavement projects, embankment design and retaining structures
Perform and/or oversee geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for the design of new pavements and overlays, pavement condition surveys, pavement rehabilitation, and reconstruction
Perform and/or oversee geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for other project types consistent with successful applicant’s expertise. This could include: earthwork, dewatering, and excavation support; shallow/deep foundations; pipelines; dams, reservoirs, and levees; solid waste; tunneling, micro-tunneling, and pipe jacking; or geo-environmental projects
Write engineering reports and prepare Contract Documents
Oversee engineering services during construction on projects involving pavement design and other project types consistent with successful applicant’s expertise
Prepare scope, schedules and budgets for proposals
Manage projects, subcontractors, and geotechnical staff on multi-disciplined projects and work within multi-disciplined team environment
Directing the work of a staff of up to 5 engineers and technicians
Acting as mentor for lower-level employees
Maintaining liaison with individuals and units within or outside organization
Work with clients in the federal, public, and private sectors
Geotechnical Engineer 6
Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical, Civil, Mining or Geologic Engineering or related discipline. Professional engineering (PE) license.
10 years of related experience.
Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Master's degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering emphasis.
Experience in all types of subsurface explorations, laboratory testing, foundation engineering, analysis, engineering report writing, preparation of contract documents.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
15 years of related experience in pavement design for airfields, streets, and highways. Experience with Unified Facilities Criteria for Airfield Pavement Design, Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, FAA Advisory Circulars, and AASHTO flexible and rigid pavement design standards required.
Experience on transportation projects with municipal, state, and federal agencies
International experience with airfield pavement is a plus.
Experience with PCASE is a plus.
Experience in Roller-Compacted Concrete for pavements and channel/basin liner projects is a plus.
Experience in dams, trenchless technology / tunnels, and large civil projects is a plus.
Experience with water and wastewater projects with state, county and municipal agencies is a plus.
Experience with staff management, project management and business development is a plus.
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
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Job Site Location:
United States - Nationwide
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Amount of Travel Required:
Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
U.S. Vaccine Status:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.
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