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Sr. Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Dragados
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform geotechnical analysis and study to assess construction site condition.
  • Plan and conduct geotechnical exploration effectively.
  • Perform field and environmental investigations for construction projects.
  • Analyze geotechnical findings, perform appropriate calculations and prepare data reports to Manager.
    --- Develop proposals and determine cost and schedule for investigations.
  • Provide direction to technical team in field inspection activities.
  • Interact with customers and team members to complete the assigned project on-time.
  • Assist Managers in design and evaluation of constructions.
  • Develop design drawings and specifications for construction projects.
  • Review and approve geotechnical designs.
  • Review construction design proposals and approve geotechnical aspects.
  • Manage and execute engineering projects in support of business with a focus on temporary structures (including support of excavation systems), foundations and other features relating to our construction operations and bidding.
  • Knowledge and ability to analyze and design according to codes, design criteria, and structural theories.
  • Identify risks and opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Review and track design package status, generates, and follows up with the request for information (RFIs) or field change requests.
  • Producing deliverable packages complete with detailed geotechnical calculations and all necessary documentation as well as ensure accuracy of the design drawings.
  • Perform quantity take offs for cost estimates, payment applications, and schedule updates.
  • Assist the scheduling department and able to prepare his/her own schedules.
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts.
  • Assist in the preparation and issuance of specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients in order to define their needs, explain technical information, concepts or study results.
  • Verify and complete request for proposals, estimates, and other technical documents.
  • Review quotations utilizing supplier information, cost standards, technical information from quality, manufacturing, engineering, and design.
  • Determine possibility of conflicts/delays in the construction process by reviewing project drawings. Analyze the process to determine likelihood of detection and resulting effect. Suggest preventative steps for correction.
  • Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Required Qualifications
    • Master's Degree from an accredited university in Engineering (or related field)
    • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California.
    • Minimum of ten (10)+ years of related work experience
    • High engineering knowledge in geotechnical civil works: foundations, embankments, slurry walls, ground improvement..etc.
    • Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering.
    • Communication - excellent oral presentation and written skills
    • Goal oriented - able to set goals and achieve them
    • Interpersonal - able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
    • Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects.
    • Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.
    • Ability to travel extensively. Preferred Qualifications
      • Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project).

Keywords: Dragados, Costa Mesa , Sr. Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Costa Mesa, California

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