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Job Ref:  30334
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  New York City
21/10/2016 05:10
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff has one of the top geotechnical and tunnel engineering groups in the nation. Parsons Brinckerhoff Geotechnical and Tunneling Technical Excellence Center has an immediate opening in New York for a senior geotechnical engineer to provide geotechnical services to its clients on design and construction projects in Metro New York area. Duties include:
      • Development of and supervision of subsurface investigation and testing programs
      • Performance of numerical analysis using various sophisticated engineering software for underground structures such as tunnels, caverns, stations, various supports of excavation, etc.
      • Performance of geotechnical design and analysis for foundations, embankments, retaining walls, tunnels and underground structures
      • Preparation of geotechnical reports and recommendations
      • Preparation of design drawings and specifications
Identifying and defining scope, techniques, and prices for project proposals

Job Requirements
The candidate applying for this position should meet the following requirements:

      • Minimum of 7 years experience in geotechnical and/or tunnel engineering practice
      • Strong candidates with 5 years relevant experience will be considered.
      • Minimum of 3 years proven experience in geotechnical/foundation design analysis using software such as L-PILE, GROUP, GRLWEAP, SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, STABL, SLIDE. Experience in numerical analysis such as FLAC, UDEC, PHASES2, PLAXIS 2D & 3D, MIDAS GTS, MODFLOW, etc is preferred.
      • Proven experience in geotechnical project planning, design & preparation of report
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (ability to communicate effectively with clients, regulators, other disciplines, managers, and junior staff)
      • Considering local candidates only.
PE registration is strongly preferred.

The selected candidate must have the ability to immediately work in the United States.

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