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Senior Engineer

Company: Terracon
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Come, Explore with us at Terracon in Denver, CO as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer!
$5,000 Welcome Bonus!
As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will provide geotechnical engineering and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients. Typical projects include transmission lines extending across hundreds of miles, slope stability assessment, roadways/transportation, and vertical construction. You will be responsible for mentoring and coaching less experienced engineers, planning and overseeing field investigations, determining appropriate laboratory testing, performing engineering analysis/calculations, and providing geotechnical recommendations. This role will also be responsible for preparing proposals and cost estimates, tracking and evaluating project progress, and maintaining budgets. You will also support our materials testing and inspection group to help resolve design and construction problems. Senior Geotechnical Engineers also must be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrating safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.

  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.

  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.

  • Senior level engineering professional providing technical direction required for production and completion of both routine and unique or complex projects.

  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design and/or investigative approach for a major phase of a large project or have overall responsibility for the engineering work on a project of moderate scope.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinates engineering work involving conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements.

  • Provide review of projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques and supervise the analysis and formulation of recommendations in written reports to clients; provides technical review of reports.

  • Lead technical training and make informed decisions based upon state of the art technology issues.

  • Provide leadership of marketing, sales and business development.

  • Supervise less experienced engineers or technical support personnel on projects.

  • Serve as an Authorized Project Reviewer.


    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

    • Minimum 8-11 years experience.

    • Master's degree in Engineering preferred.

    • Professional Engineer (PE) registration.

    • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.

      Terracon's Total Rewards program is an important way we create an engaging workplace for you, define and acknowledge success and give you ways to explore new avenues for your career. Our Total Rewards includes compensation, benefits (including employee ownership), recognition and training & development. Terracon considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, work location, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer. Terracon anticipates paying $105000 to $140000 annually within the salary range for this position.
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      Senior Geotechnical Engineer
      Employment Type:
      Regular, Full Time
      City, State (Office Location):
      Wheat Ridge, CO
      About Terracon:
      Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
      Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
      EEO Statement:
      Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
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