F&R is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for our Charlotte, North Carolina office! As the ideal candidate, you will lead, perform and manage the Geotechnical department's services, including various types of public and private sector projects such as: buildings, bridges, roadways and pavements, retaining and shoring structures, underground infrastructure, storage tanks, towers, dams and other civil works projects. Being the department lead, you will often have to coordinate the efforts of other members of the geotechnical services department during both the design and construction phases of projects.
What you’ll be doing:
Including, but not limited to-
Planning and coordinating field exploration programs including site reconnaissance.
Performing soil and rock classification.
Planning and coordinating geotechnical laboratory testing programs.
Performing geotechnical engineering analysis, calculations and computer modeling.
Developing geotechnical engineering design parameters and recommendations.
Preparation of geotechnical engineering project work scopes, schedules, budgets and proposals.
Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and deliverables.
Managing geotechnical engineering projects from inception, including project schedules and budgets.
Overseeing, mentoring and providing guidance for support staff that may include other engineers, geologists, drill crews and subcontractors to ensure our goal of exceeding our clients’ expectations on every project.
Interacting with existing and potential clients, and working with business development staff.
Check out our Perks + Benefits:
In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:
In-House continuous training
Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
Paid time off
Company–observed paid holidays
Short and long-term disability coverage
Company Cell Phone
Usage of company vehicle *
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.
*Usage of company vehicle contingent upon continous good-standing driving record.
EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.
What you need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from an ABET accredited college/university (Master’s Degree preferred).
North Carolina and/or South Carolina registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT), Professional Engineer (P.E.), or ability to obtain within 6-months.
5 to 10 years of progressive geotechnical engineering experience including analysis and project management. At least 2 years’ experience managing a team of geoprofessionals is preferred.Working knowledge of local and regional geology in North and South Carolina is preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills along with the ability to work in a team environment.
Robust project and task management skills, including scheduling, execution and follow-up.
Must be able to communicate effectively, internally and externally, and demonstrate the ability to produce and review written reports for clients and senior staff.
Be a team player who is self-motivated and performance driven.
Local candidates with knowledge of area business and industry practices preferred.
Must be a problem solver that can address roadblocks with poise and control.
Travel will be required to and from project sites within the Charlotte area.
Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record required
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on experience.
Internal Number: 2019-1633
About F&R (Froehling & Robertson)
We’re growing. Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881. In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.And. You’ve made it just in time! We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.Join stability. Apply now!