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Geotechnical EIT

HDR, Inc. Lexington, KY

Job Description



About UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR currently has an opening for a Geotechnical EIT to join our Transportation Business Group team in Lexington.  This individual will typically work under the direction of a licensed PE and be responsible for the geotechnical analysis and design of infrastructure projects including but not limited to roadways, railways, retaining walls, bridges, buildings, dams, levees, soil and rock slopes, asphalt and concrete pavements, etc. This individual will also review boring logs, laboratory data and design plans for a variety of geotechnical tasks such as slope stability, settlement analysis, construction recommendations, etc.; work on shallow and deep foundation design, such as driven piles and drilled shafts, and also provide project specific analysis of liquefaction potential with seismic considerations, slide remediation, ground improvement, and others; prepare drawings, specifications, and foundation reports for geotechnical projects; and also be expected to coordinate with project managers to implement measures to successfully meet all project goals and objectives.




Required Qualifications

  • BSCE required; MSCE is preferred.
  • EIT certification or ability to obtain.
  • 0-4+ years of engineering project experience entry-level candidates will be considered.
  • Knowledge of soil mechanics.
  • Experience with MS Office and software applications.
  • Familiarity with geotechnical engineering software (geostudios, ensoft, GRLWEAP, gINT) is beneficial.
  • Must be willing to do extensive travel (75%) with possible extended assignments throughout the United States.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and thrive working in a team environment.
  • A highly positive attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Strong preference given to local candidates.

    Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

  • Job Details

    Date Posted June 28, 2017
    Date Closes June 28, 2018
    Requisition 146270
    Located In Lexington, KY
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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