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Jacobs Engineering


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.The challenge? Solving the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Jacobs has a great opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join and help grow our Milwaukee, Wisconsin office.Position SummaryYou would work on a team in our geotechnical and tunneling practice consisting of close to 200 engineers in North America. As a Geotechnical Engineer you will have the opportunity to follow projects from the conceptual phase through the construction phase, working on traditional design-bid-build as well as design-build infrastructure projects.As a Jacobs Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer, you will:* Participate in field assignments that will include observation of explorations (soil and rock borings, test pits, CPT soundings, geophysical testing); geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring; and inspection of the construction of geotechnical structures (earth retaining structures, deep foundations, dams, tunnels, and shallow foundations).* Have the opportunity to travel to and work in locations both within the USA and around the world.* Under supervision, design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, ground improvement, embankments, and cut slopes.* Analyze laboratory and field testing results and select geotechnical design parameters.* Prepare and review technical reports, data reports and baseline reports.* Use computer programs including Settle3D, Slide, APile, LPILE, Shaft, FB-MultiPier, DeepXcav, GRLWeap, Plaxis, and MathCAD to complete engineering analysis and prepare design calculations.* Prepare design drawings and construction specifications, and review construction submittals for compliance with contract requirements and design assumptions.* Work in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams across North America and the world.* Share technical knowledge across geographical boundaries to foster innovative project solutions.#BIA* Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering), Masters' Degree preferred* 0 to 2 years of experience within Geotechnical Engineering* Strong technical knowledge of the principles of soil and rock mechanics and geotechnical design* Self-motivated individual who can work effectively within a multi-disciplinary teamAt Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Associated topics: geologist, geophysicist, geoscience, geotechnical, hydrologist, map, measure, survey, surveyor, topographic survey
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