Engineer in Training
Entry-level, Geotechnical
Posted on 8/12/2023
INACTIVE
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

501-1,000 employees

Engineering firm specializing in structural analysis and consulting
Company Overview
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that stands out due to its commitment to holistic problem-solving, leveraging a diverse range of technical expertise and industry knowledge to deliver comprehensive solutions. The company's culture encourages constant questioning and testing of limits, fostering a deeper understanding of structures and materials, which not only aids in explaining failures but also contributes to the development of current standards and future innovations. With over 600 employees across eight locations in the US, SGH's industry-leading teams demonstrate a consistent drive to redefine possibilities in their field.
Consulting
Industrial & Manufacturing
Government & Public Sector
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1956

Headquarters

Waltham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

8%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Requirements
  • MS with a concentration in Geotechnical or GeoStructural Engineering
  • Communication skills: excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey information to internal and external clients clearly
  • Problem-solving ability: capability to solve minor or complex problems using data, logic, and judgement. Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical skills
  • Team-oriented mindset - ability to work successfully with others toward a shared goal with active participation
  • Accountability and responsibility - ability to meet deadlines. Willingness to take independent initiative to ensure tasks are completed
  • Enthusiasm, passion, and desire for continued learning of new ideas and concepts
  • Familiarity with geotechnical computer analysis software preferred (e.g., GEOSLOPE Suite, Slide, Plaxis, LPILEplus, CIVILTech Shoring, DeepEX, Settle3D, etc.)
  • Valid driver's license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report
  • Willingness to travel to out-of-state project sites on occasion and ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation
  • FE/EIT certification, preferred
Responsibilities
  • Perform various types of engineering analyses and design associated with deep and shallow foundations, earth retaining structures, excavation support systems, soil settlement, slope stability, soil dynamics and earthquake engineering, groundwater flow and seepage, earthen embankments/dams/reservoirs, tunnels, and asphalt and concrete pavement
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, conducting and/or coordinating field and laboratory services for a wide range of project types including new design, forensic investigations, and repair/remediation
  • Assist in preparing reports
  • Assist in the preparation of drawings and project specifications suitable for construction
  • Perform construction administration and construction monitoring duties
  • Assist in the preparation of scope, schedules, and budgets for proposals. Perform