Shannon & Wilson, Inc. Geotechnical Engineer in Fairbanks, Alaska
Level: Entry Job Location: Fairbanks, AK Position Type: SW - Full-time Education Level: SW-BS Travel %: SW-50% Job Categories: Engineering Shannon & Wilson, Inc. has been offering geotechnical and environmental consulting services in Alaska since the Fairbanks office was established in 1974. We support a diverse range of private and public clients in a variety of commercial, educational, government, and resource-development industries. Our office has played a significant role in the design, construction, and upgrade of many structures in the Fairbanks area. With more than 3,000 geotechnical projects, our Fairbanks location is recognized as a leader in the design and analysis of foundations on permafrost. We offer full-service geotechnical capabilities including foundation design, drilling services, earthquake engineering, laboratory and construction material testing and monitoring throughout much of the State. Responsibilities Include Perform geotechnical engineering and geological analyses and calculations. Prepare and write engineering and other reports. Perform field explorations, collection of samples, geologic reconnaissance, and mapping. Perform with construction observation on job sites and prepare summary logs and other documentation. Perform geotechnical lab testing and communicate results. Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels. Support marketing activities, including preparation of cost proposals. Follow Shannon & Wilson s Quality Assurance policy. Follow and promote Shannon and Wilson s Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies. Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor. Requirements Include BS Degree in Civil Engineering 0 - 6 years of experience in Geotechnical Engineering. Engineer-in-Training Certificate Work experience (and/or coursework) in one or more of the following areas: soil mechanics; rock mechanics; rock and soil slope stability; shallow and deep foundations; tunneling; microtunneling; seismic design; earthquake engineering; and retaining structures. Field/construction observation experience must include one or more of the following areas: logging geotechnical explorations, observation of pile driving operations, observations of earthwork activities, installation and recording of geotechnical instrumentation, field reconnaissance, and/or underground work. Level Placement Typically, depending on an applicant s education, experience, other qualifications he/ she possesses, if he/ she is a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, an entry-level Geotechnical Engineer typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Professional I, II, III, or IV level. To learn more about the position and to formally submit your application for employment, please visit http://www.shannonwilson.com/careers/applications. Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or state protected classes.