Overview / ResponsibilitiesWood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical/Environmental Engineer to join our team in Washington State. Are you an Engineer with 0 to 3 years of geotechnical environmental engineering experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with senior engineers and scientists on a wide variety of projects? Are you eager to conduct field work as well as engineering analyses? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.Responsibilities are primarily supporting project managers with a variety of tasks, both in the field and in the office. Work will mostly be based out of our offices in the Puget Sound region: Seattle, Tacoma, Kirkland, and Lynnwood, Washington, but there could be project travel as well. The candidate should feel comfortable interacting with clients, construction personnel, and sub-contractors as a professional representative of Wood.Key ResponsibilitiesWorking in the field on project sites to perform geotechnical and environmental investigations, and construction monitoring related to earthwork and stormwaterConduct field exploration programs including managing subcontractorsInterpret geologic, hydrogeologic, and engineering characteristics of the subsurfacePerforming geotechnical engineering analysis for infrastructure and development projects such as foundation, retaining wall, and pavement designOversight of soil excavation, demolitions and environmental treatment system installations under the supervision of an experienced construction managerOffice activities include analysis and interpretation of analytical results and the preparation of summary reports under the supervision of project managersLearn and stay up-to-date on guidance, state and federal environmental regulationsDeliver processed data in organized fashion, following data management and network standardsParticipate in training events, project meetings and engineering team meetingsWork and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificatesWork on several projects at one time and maintain successful client relations
Skills / QualificationsB.S. in Civil Engineering with emphasis on geology, geotechnical, and environmental courseworkE.I.T/F.E.0 to 3 years of practical engineering experienceWilling to travel locally on a routine basis, and may need to travel out of area occasionallyGood communication, both verbal, written and organizational abilitiesWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving policy
Physical DemandsWorking outside in various weather conditions and uneven terrainWorking at construction sitesLift and carry equipment and samples up to 40 poundsDriving to and from project sitesOffice work at a desk with a computerCompany OverviewWood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.comDiversity StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.