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Quanta Services Sr Geotechnical Project Engineer in San Diego, California

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Energy Services West, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), provides front-end design services, complex civil and foundation programs, overhead line construction, and oversight of large turnkey construction programs.

Our expert team brings Engineering, Procurement, and Project/Risk Management under the same umbrella as Construction, resulting in turnkey services that offer the full spectrum of capabilities critical infrastructure owners demand.

About this Role

Energy Services West

The Sr Project Engineer is involved in a variety of geo-structural engineering projects with a focus on foundation engineering and geological risk evaluation with an emphasis on design-build delivery methods for electrical transmission and alternative energy generation projects. The Senior Geotechnical Project Engineer will operate as a subject matter expert for all project related geotechnical topics and will interface with a multi-disciplinary engineering and construction team consisting of various civil, structural, construction management, and construction personnel. The position will also coordinate with outside consultants identified for support to both project and large program initiatives. This position will be responsible for executing the following on major design-build projects throughout North America.

What You'll Do

  • Development, execution, and/or management of large-scale geotechnical exploration programs;

  • Geo-hazard risk analyses on long, linear corridor-type projects; Landslide and slope instability mitigation and design

  • Foundation analyses and design package development considering multiple foundation support solutions

  • Interfacing closely with project-level and senior leadership personnel within the company and with various internal company operating units/partners

  • Maintain visibility with project stakeholders through regular contact with internal- and external-company stakeholders, participation in sector focused professional organizations, and attendance and presentations at industry events.

  • Manage projects and staff, including technical leadership and oversight, risk management, and mentoring of staff

  • Assist in recruiting and training staff

  • Review available project geotechnical data and search for publicly available data related to project.

  • Oversight of professional staff responsible for performing geotechnical evaluation and analysis of soil and rock mechanics data, engineering analyses associated with design of foundation, slopes, and earth retention and shoring systems.

  • Responsibilities will include acting as the Engineer of Record for a variety of specialty foundation types including, but not limited to, the following: helical piles, drilled shafts, micropiles, rock and soil anchors, and driven piles.

  • Develop, execute, and document finding of geotechnical characterization programs throughout North America.

  • Prepare and be responsible for complete project deliverables including construction drawings, calculations, and specifications.

  • Plan and coordinate detailed aspects of engineering work and assign tasks to engineering and geologically trained staff.

  • Formulate design options for major foundation projects and coordinate implementation of designs with contractors.

  • Work under supervision of the company‚Äôs Engineering Director.

What You'll Bring

  • Minimum of B.S. degree in Civil, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or related field. A M.S. degree is preferred.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist with an interest to obtain licensure in multiple states.

  • Minimum 10 years geotechnical engineering or geological engineering design experience.

  • Solid understanding of geotechnical engineering principals related to foundation, slope stability, and retaining structure design.

  • Ability to supervise and direct staff and project level staff.

  • Experienced with computer programs such as LPILE, GROUP, FAD Tools, SHAFT, GRLWeap, SLIDE, and MathCAD.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Highly organized.

  • Able to effectively coordinate technical and administrative staff in development of project deliverables.

  • Knowledge of design standards including IBC, FHWA, AASHTO, and ASTM

Compensation Range

The anticipated compensation for this position is USD $110,000.00/Yr. - USD $150,000.00/Yr. depending on experience and qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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Position TypeFull-Time Regular

LocationUS-CA-San Diego

Workplace TypeOn-Site