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Geotechnical Engineer


Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

GEI Consultants Inc
Lansing, MI

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Job Description

GEI is seeking individuals aligned with our culture to join our growing and industry-leading coastal engineering design group. If you re interested in a rewarding career and having the opportunity to work sensitive and complex shoreline resiliency projects in the Great Lakes region, we encourage you to apply and find success at GEI.

Our coastal resiliency and coastal engineering design group is seeking a Civil or Geotechnical Engineer in our Lansing, MI office. This role is an opportunity to partner with senior technical experts to drive solutions for our State Parks, local government and private clients seeking resolution to shoreline erosion issues along Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Erie shorelines. You will work on a variety of projects including waterfront parks, living shorelines, coastal revetment/retaining walls and coastal resiliency and storm-hardening projects.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Candidates will support senior staff on a variety of engineering projects, mainly focused on shoreline structures and nature-based solutions but would also have the opportunity to be involved with water resources projects and civil engineering projects related to relocation or remediation of assets damaged or at-risk along shorelines.
  • Also, may include design support for other heavy civil/geotechnical projects, reinforced concrete structure design, preparing construction drawings and specifications, construction cost estimating, design implementation and report preparation.
  • Support evaluation and design efforts as part of a team by performing civil engineering modeling, analysis, and design calculations.
  • Prepare design drawings using computer aided design and drafting equipment.
  • Prepare technical memos, reports, construction specifications and other written documentation.
  • Prepare cost estimates, schedules and construction documents, monitor construction activities in the field.
  • Work out of office on field assignments up to 50% of the time. Potential work on out of area temporary assignments.
  • Assisting with proposals and business development activities.
  • Up to of 50% field time expected with project durations of up to 2-3 weeks at a time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering. Coursework including coastal engineering, sediment transport, wave runup analysis, slope stability analysis preferred but not required. M.S. in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering preferred but not required.
  • Internship or Co-Op experience strongly preferred.
  • EIT Certification strongly preferred but not required.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Proficient with MS Office, GIS, and AutoCAD. AutoCAD Civil 3D experience strongly preferred.
  • Willing to perform field work as required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to work in the field as needed.

Benefits

  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…

Please be aware that GEI Consultants, Inc. (GEI) requires some employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, depending on the position and/or client requirements. When required, the successful candidate will be asked to obtain and show proof of vaccination. GEI is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with Federal, state, and local law.

Physical Job Requirements


Sedentary


Light


X


Medium


Other



Activity Level Throughout Workday


Physical Activity Requirements


Occasional

(0-35% of day)


Frequent

(33-66% of day)


Continuous

(67-100% of day)


Not Applicable


Sitting


4-6 hrs



Standing


2 hrs



Walking


2 hrs



Climbing


30 min



Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)


20 lbs



Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)


20 lbs



Carrying objects


X

Push/pull


X

Twisting


X

Bending


10 min



Reaching forward


10 min



Reaching overhead


10 min



Squat/kneel/crawl


10 min



Wrist position deviation


X


Pinching/fine motor skills


X


Keyboard use/repetitive motion


4-6 hrs



Taste or smell (taste=never)


X


Talk or hear


X



Accurate 20/40


Very Accurate 20/20


Not Applicable



Near Vision


X


Far Vision


X


Yes


No


Not Applicable



Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)


X


Sensory Requirements


Minimal


Moderate


Accurate


Not Applicable


Depth perception


X



Hearing


X




Environmental Requirements


Occupational Exposure Risk Potential


Reasonably Anticipated


Not Anticipated


Blood borne pathogens


X


Chemical


X


Airborne communicable diseases


X


Extreme temperatures

X



Radiation


X


Uneven surfaces or elevations

X



Extreme noise levels


X


Dust/particular matter


X


Other (exposure risk):



Usual workday hours:


8


X


10


12


Other work hours



GEI is an equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans.


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