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Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description

Job #: 1000766

Apex Systems is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Roanoke, VA.

Job Responsibilities

  • Uses principles of soil mechanics and rock mechanics to investigate subsurface conditions and materials
  • Determine the relevant physical/mechanical and chemical properties of these materials
  • Evaluate stability of natural slopes and man-made soil deposits
  • Assess risks posed by site conditions;
  • Understands and analyzes interrelationships between systems and component equipment. Interprets codes and regulations, and develops standards relevant to the area of assignment.
  • Leads, facilitates and coordinates work activities of others within the work group, team, department, corporate entity, or those external to the company as required to perform all routine engineering work.


    • Civil Engineering Bachelor Degree (Civil Engineering degree must be from an ABET accredited university or have other accepted credentials.)
    • Qualified candidates shall possess an advanced knowledge of geotechnical engineering principles through demonstrated project experience related to slope stability, landslide mitigation design, foundation design (drilled piers, steel grillages, steel caissons, and guy anchors), earthwork, subsurface investigation, desktop geologic research, cost estimating, and geotechnical construction.
    • Successful candidates will possess the proven ability to assess and recommend best case geotechnical solutions, lead higher level non-geotechnical engineers, and collaborate with a multi-discipline team in solving geotechnical related challenges in consideration of safety, performance, cost, constructability, risk and liability.
    • Lead Project Geotechnical Engineering experience on large scale projects is desired, including project scoping, estimating, design, and execution.
    • Experience with foundation design and slope stability software programs is required.
    • Familiarity with industry design codes and standards is required
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must including technical specification writing skills.

      EEO Employer

      Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.

Keywords: Apex Systems, Roanoke , Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Roanoke, Virginia

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