Geologist, B - 507020
Organization: Dam Safety Geotechnics
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Posting Open: 01/22/2018
Posting Close: 02/05/2018 at 11:59pmEST
Supervisor provides the priority, scope of assignments, and general results expected. This position will often be assigned unusual and complex problems within their area of expertise and will be expected to solve issues independently with minimal supervision.
Skills and Proficiencies:
In-depth knowledge of geology and geotechnics of the Tennessee valley. Broad knowledge in dam engineering, dam safety inspections, dam performance monitoring and instrumentation, geotechnical engineering, soils analysis; seismic considerations; environmental permitting; construction processes; leadership; supervision; communication and interpersonal; sound knowledge of all engineering disciplines; project management; engineering economy; dam safety guidelines
TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.
TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
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A bachelor’s degree in geology or related engineering field with emphasis in geotechnics from an accredited school. An advanced degree is desirable.
A minimum of ten years as a geologist/engineer with a minimum of five years in the dam safety field.
A license as a professional geologist or professional engineer is highly desirable