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Geotechnical Staff Professional

Posted on 6/27/2024

Universal Engineering Sciences

Universal Engineering Sciences

1,001-5,000 employees

Engineering and environmental solutions provider

Industrial & Manufacturing
Real Estate


Reno, NV, USA

Geotechnical Engineering
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Required Skills
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or related field
  • E.I.T./G.I.T. registration or ability to obtain; P.E./R.G. a plus
  • Familiarity with the principles of soil mechanics, foundation design, and slope stability
  • Working knowledge of computer-based operating systems (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access), CAD and the ability to learn other engineering-related programs such as GINT
  • Current driver’s license without restrictions
  • Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw conclusions and apply mathematical concepts to practical situations
  • Handwriting must be legible; must be able to compose correspondence and prepare detailed reports of work activities completely and accurately
  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers and clients
  • Initially train under higher-level engineers/geologists and project coordinators until able to perform engineering and materials testing tasks without assistance and supervision
  • Prepare cost estimates and schedules subsurface investigations
  • Serve as an onsite project representative, interacting with clients and team members to complete assigned projects on time and within budget
  • Develop, manage, and perform field work for geotechnical and geological studies in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Manage/direct drilling and sampling activities including logging boring holes
  • Adhere to established safety procedures
  • Assign and tracks progress of lab testing
  • Input field and lab data into computer programs
  • Perform critical review of laboratory test results in preparation for design recommendations
  • Analyze geotechnical findings, performs appropriate design calculations, and prepares draft reports under the direction of a Senior Engineer/Geologist
  • Assist in the preparation and modification of reports by others
  • Promptly notify supervisor and project manager of problems or changes that arise on projects
  • Once trained and operating independently, completes tasks and submits completed paperwork within an appropriate time frame
  • Perform other tasks as necessary, including being versatile and supporting not only the geotechnical investigation side of operations but gaining proficiency in commercial material testing to provide support as necessary
Universal Engineering Sciences

Universal Engineering Sciences


UES offers an engaging work environment where team members apply advanced geophysical technologies and environmental solutions to support sustainable infrastructure development. Its accredited facilities and focus on compliance with regulatory standards not only ensure high-quality project outcomes but also foster professional growth and expertise in the field of engineering. This combination of technical excellence and commitment to sustainability makes UES a notable leader in the engineering services industry, providing a fulfilling and progressive workplace for its employees.

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