We currently have openings for a full-time Geotechnical Engineer to be located in our Duluth, MN or Houston, TX Office. The successful candidate(s) for this position will support our growing Operational Services team.
Plan and perform duties involved with development and evaluation of subsurface investigation programs intended for engineering and design.
Contribute to overall engineering and design efforts through geotechnical expertise, addressing problematic subsurface conditions, and making recommendations for mitigation.
Work on project planning, including cost estimates, resource forecasting, scheduling, and risk identification.
Organize gathered data, and work to prepare charts and tables.
Perform field based work associated with geotechnical field investigations and Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) pipeline installations, monitoring and reporting on daily activities.
Run various geological field tests and interpret lab test results for soil and rock samples.
Provide maintenance of field test equipment, ensure good operating conditions and render minor repairs.
Interpret geological information to assess and evaluate subsurface conditions for feasibility of design.
Present field data for final client report including service recommendations.
Work to expand a team of technical professionals while growing organizational structure.
Provide technical supervision and technical assistance to other Programs within the company.
Four-year degree with a concentration in Engineering (Geotechnical) or other related field required.
Knowledge and experience in the Trenchless Pipeline Construction/HDD industry with an understanding of relevant equipment and methodology.
Knowledge and a good understanding of ASTM Standards for geotechnical concepts and subsurface material classification(s) based on various testing methods.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills are a must.
Team oriented with the ability to be a good leader.
Lake Superior Consulting, LLC, a Shawcor Company, headquartered in Duluth, MN, is a team consisting of Engineers, Technicians and Support Specialists committed to providing a premier level of service to our customers in the pipeline industry. We provide many services to the pipeline industry, including but not limited to: Engineering Design and Project Management, Integrity Management, Welding Inspection, Coating Inspection, Survey, Quality Control, Inline Inspection, and Cathodic Protection.