Mid-Level Dam Geotechnical Engineer

Phoenix, AZ
United States

Job Description
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Mid-Level Dam Geotechnical Engineer to join our Phoenix, AZ team. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of geotechnical engineering projects with a focus on flood control structures, specifically earth dams and levees.


Will provide geotechnical engineering and task management/coordination and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and geologic projects to Wood’s Project Managers

Technical management and direction of site investigations and preparing technical reports

Geotechnical engineering analyses of slope stability, seepage analysis, settlement, and LRFD foundation design

Conduct inspections and evaluations of earth dams and levees

Project and budget management including resource management and oversight

Coordinating project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables

Collaboration and participation in technical discussions with team members

Participate in proposal efforts

Skills / Qualifications

BS or MS in Civil Engineering; an emphasis in geotechnical engineering is a plus

Arizona PE license or the ability to obtain within 6 months

6 – 10 years + relevant professional geotechnical engineering experience

2 – 4 years + experience working on flood control structures, specifically earth dams and levees

Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics and local Arizona soils and geology

Experience in earth dams and levees and two or more of the following areas:




Drilling, field investigations and laboratory testing

Good communication, report writing and presentation skills in English

Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Proficiency with SLOPE/W & SEEP/W a plus but not required

Ability and willingness to travel to project sites, primarily in Arizona

Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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