Civil- Geotechnical Engineer

Our client needs to hire motivated, creative, and passionate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with design experience related to large hydraulic structures such as dams, levees, canals, and related structures. Successful candidates will support a quickly growing dam, levee and flood control practice. You will work collaboratively with a talented team of design and technical leaders in the Water Resources field.
Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Design and evaluation of water resources/flood control projects including levees, dams and their appurtenant structures such as spillways, outlet works, and hydroelectric facilities;
  • Provide technical input and oversight in one or more of the following areas: structural design and evaluation of concrete hydraulic structures; embankment dam design; geotechnical, seismologic engineering;
  • Resolve complex engineering calculations and evaluations;
  • Potential to be the primary point of contact with client on projects, including full responsibility for successful project delivery.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in analysis, design, project management, or construction of various types of dams (floodwater retention, water supply, hydropower, etc.) and levees;
  • Licensed Professional Engineer;
  • Working knowledge of the GeoStudio suite of software programs, including SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, SIGMA/W, and QUAKE/W;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams;
  • Ability and willingness to travel periodically;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong written and verbal skills.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field;
  • Basic knowledge of various hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software programs, including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, RiverFlow2D, and Flow3D;
  • Understanding of regulatory, permitting environment, and engineering standards for State Dam Safety Programs, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;
  • Strong theoretical background with experience in applying analyses to practical solutions, including computer modeling and seismic analysis and designs;
  • Ability to direct and mentor junior staff (depending on level of experience of the successful candidate).

Additional Information:
  • Competitive salary;
  • 401k Plan with partial employer match;
  • Tuition reimbursement plan;
  • Flexible work hours, location and personal time off;
  • Main office conveniently located near train station allowing easy commute in and out of Center City Philadelphia and surrounding towns.


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