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Geotechnical EIT

HDR, Inc. Paducah, KY

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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. 

HDR ICA is looking for a Geotechnical EIT in Paducah, KY. 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, retaining walls, bridges, buildings, dams, 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Southeast regional travel is required for site visits, client/project meetings, etc.




Minimum Requirements:
  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • EIT or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
  • Previous geotechnical-related engineering experience desired, but entry-level candidates will be considered.
  • Must have a knowledge of soil mechanics.
  • Must have a familiarity with engineering software.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Local candidates are preferred.
Must be willing to do extensive travel (90%) throughout the Southeast.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience preferred

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 145739
Located In Paducah, KY
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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