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Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Knight Pi--sold
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Knight Pi--sold, we believe in the one-team approach, with everyone working together toward achieving a shared goal. There are no barriers, and no one works in isolation. You will get to build on your talents through our knowledge-sharing culture, working across borders and collaborating with top professionals in the industry. We value each employee and recognize their contribution to overall success of the company. We offer competitive compensation in order to retain the best employees and are committed to further reward employees who consistently perform at a high level. In addition, we also offer comprehensive benefits programs, social events, and stimulating work. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding work environment where you can excel, Knight Pi--sold has it all.-- We are hiring an experienced Geotechnical Engineer in our Denver office.-- The successful job applicant will be part of a dynamic geotechnical engineering team and will direct and review the integration of technical activities and products related to geotechnical work, including planning and participating in geotechnical site investigation/laboratory testing programs and results interpretation, geotechnical analysis, detail design, technical support during construction, reporting, and communications. Projects may include water dams, tailing dams, heap leach pads, mine waste rock dumps, heavily-loaded structural foundations, and other earthworks, mining, and renewable energy facilities.-- Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--Include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Intimately understand and be able to work effectively in the field of geotechnical engineering
  • Direct field work programs associated with geotechnical site investigations
  • Interpret in-situ data from geotechnical site investigations and analyze data from laboratory testing to determine type, classification and geotechnical engineering characteristics of soils
  • Utilize the above information or information provided by others, perform geotechnical analysis and designs of, or make recommendations for, project components including excavations, dams, foundations, fluid or mine waste impoundments, spillways, pipeline or penstock anchorages
  • Develop or lead the development of clear and concise letters or reports to present the complete work to clients or others
  • Provide technical review of study reports, drawings and technical specifications
  • Review project information including source criteria, scope of work, procedures and requirements, diagrams and drawings, specifications and other client-produced documents, to determine the approach and work to be undertaken, budgeted, scheduled and implemented. This requires working with a single engineering or scientific discipline or multiple disciplines.
  • Mentor and develop less experienced staff in completing work tasks that meet both client and internal quality/efficiency expectations. Lead and demonstrate through responsible project management leadership. Emphasize teamwork and look for continuous improvement in all individual task and project work.
  • Become the client liaison in all matters related to the project or the undertaking. Develop working relationships with the client representatives and staff.
  • Investigate, assess and assist in securing assignments in the mining, water resources and hydropower sectors. Provide knowledgeable contributions to the company's overall marketing strategy. Education/Experience:
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (BS) in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering.--
    • Master's degree (MSc) in Geotechnical Engineering is strongly preferred.
    • 3-9 years of experience.
    • Registered, or on track to be registered, as a Professional Engineer (P.E.).
    • Spanish language skills are a strong asset. Computer Skills:
      • Proficiency in MS Office and slope stability programs (e.g., GeoStudio and/or RocScience) required.
      • Familiarity with gINT, FLAC or PLAXIS and other latest geotechnical design software strongly preferred.
      • Knowledge of Civil 3D is an asset. Work Environment:
        Work will be in both office and field environment with travel to various outdoor sites determined by project needs. Adherence to safety standards including those of the firm, MSHA, OSHA is mandatory.-- Knight Pi--sold is an affirmative action employer and race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability and veteran status are not taken into account in any employment decision.-- Why are you interested in this position? --*
        Years of experience? --*
        Please briefly describe your geotechnical experience. --*
        What are your salary requirements? --*
        Are you bilingual? If so, what language(s)?
        Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment-authorizing status or visa? --*
        -- U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Knight Piesold and Co. are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 1/31/2020 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities 1 . To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier. How do I know if I have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
        • Blindness
        • Deafness
        • Cancer
        • Diabetes
        • Epilepsy
        • Autism
        • Cerebral palsy
        • HIV/AIDS
        • Schizophrenia
        • Muscular dystrophy
        • Bipolar disorder
        • Major depression
        • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
        • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
        • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
        • Obsessive compulsive disorder
        • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
        • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation) Disability Status Please select Reasonable Accommodation Notice Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. 1 Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

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