1+ months

Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineer

Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Be involved projects with our Geotechnical & Tunneling national team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Work in wide variety of projects including highways, bridges, tunnels, mining, & underground facilities. Great growth potential and national exposure.
Ranked #1 in ENR “Top 100 Pure Designers” list, we at WSP are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer for our Virginia Beach, VA office.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development and management of subsurface investigation and laboratory testing program
  • Management of geotechnical subconsultants
  • Management and performance of projects and geotechnical tasks
  • Preparation of geotechnical design and analysis for tunnels, foundations, embankments/cuts, earth retaining systems, and other underground structures
  • Development of plans and specifications related to geotechnical, tunneling, underground and foundation engineering
  • Preparation of geotechnical reports and memorandums
  • Providing geotechnical and tunneling support during construction, including shop drawing review and field inspection of TBM operations, slurry wall construction, excavations, foundations, fill placement and other aspects of geotechnical and underground construction
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS in Civil Engineering from an accredited school of engineering; MS in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical or Tunneling Engineering focus
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in geotechnical design and construction
  • VA PE registration or the ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Proven experience in geotechnical and tunneling project planning, design and preparation of reports
  • Proven experience in foundation design and analysis, and preparation of geotechnical plans and specifications
  • Experience with underground design and construction a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in construction inspection, boring inspection, sampling and testing of soils and rocks, classification soils and rock, preparation of boring logs, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in using geotechnical engineering software such as SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, LPILE, GROUP, DEEPEX, ct-Shoring, GRLWEAP, STABL, PLAXIS, PHASE2, FLAC, PROSHAKE, etc.
  • Ability and willingness for travel and field work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-03-13 Expires: 2020-08-06

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