Senior Geotechnical Engineer

AMEC Americas   •  

Charlotte, NC

Industry: Industrial Equipment & Supply


11 - 15 years

Posted 338 days ago

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an experienced Senior Level Geotechnical Engineer to work within our Engineered Construction department executing of a wide range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors. Position would include business development and client management, technical execution of projects, (>$250k) related to dams, nuclear plants, transportation structures, commercial development, and government services. Role would be based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.


Key Responsibilities


The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel periodically, and eager to learn. Technical services work areas include: 

  • Leadership of projects, and business development efforts with geotechnical focus for various clients and sectors
  • Coordination with clients to define work programs and budgets, provided leadership and strategy including general oversight and planning, and project management
  • Support staff development through mentoring
  • Develop and enhance key client relationships and would serve as a primary company and contact on projects
  • Full managerial responsibility for all aspects of a project including safety, scope development, contract negotiations, cost control, staff management, quality control and cash management on large projects
  • Coordinate work efforts and provide senior review of work performed
  • Manage and deliver quality projects safely, on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (Masters in Geotechnical strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience in civil/geotechnical projects
  • Project management experience is strongly preferred
  • Licensed North Carolina Professional engineer is required (SC also preferred)
  • Must have strong oral/written communication skills and ability to work well in teams
  • Individual must have a strong industry reputation and knowledge of Charlotte market
  • Knowledge of geotechnical software (slope stability, settlement, deep foundations, finite element modeling, etc.) preferred
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suit (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)