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
*MONEIS* 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.

Job Summary

Phoenix, AZ

Job type
Full Time, Employee


Engineering Services

Career level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Reference code

United States