Project Engineer - Geotechnical HBK is searching for a Geotechnical Engineer. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary and growth potential.
The person in this position will work on a variety of consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering analysis and designs related to:
shallow and deep foundations.
slope stability and earth stabilization.
earth and rock engineering.
horizontal Directional Drilling operations.
earth retention and excavation support systems.
This position could include:
performing geotechnical computer modeling.
specifying investigation programs, testing protocols and interpreting geotechnical investigations.
overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing, and instrumentation installations.
conceptual and value engineering with emphasis on constructability issues.
Projects will focus on geotechnical design and analysis including the preparation of:
calculations and plans (including CADD work).
technical memos, reports, construction specifications and other written documentation.
The position will include field work such as:
subsurface investigations, in-situ testing, surveying, materials testing, and facility inspections.
managing selected project tasks for scope, schedule, and budget compliance.
M.S. Degree in geotechnical engineering with additional coursework in structural engineering or rock mechanics.
PE registration required or in the process of examination for current students.
3 – 8 years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design.
Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs.
Computer skills including CADD, word processing, and spreadsheets.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Geotechnical computer modeling capabilities.
Travel: Minimal travel required.
Primary Location: Chicago, IL
Other Location: Chicago Van Buren Office
Offers contingent upon satisfactory results from our standard background check and receipt of results of a satisfactory drug screening test from a location specified by HBK.
About HBK Engineering, LLC
HBK Engineering, LLC is a fully licensed, professional engineering design firm headquartered in downtown Chicago. HBK provides civil, environmental, structural, electrical, subsurface utility, construction support services, and permitting facilitation. Since our founding in 1998, we have earned a reputation for delivering outstanding, accurate services in extremely time-sensitive environments, which led to our East Coast expansion and subsequent licensure to practice in 47 states.