Geotechnical Project Engineer
- Indianapolis, Indiana
- Regular, Full Time
- Job ID 20680BR
- United States
The Indianapolis office has an immediate opening for a Geotechnical Project Engineer to contribute to our leadership in the transportation industry. The engineer will play a key role in helping the office thrive through contributions primarily in the public sector. Indianapolis, “The Crossroads of America”, is a big city with a small-town feel. This ever-changing city has a dynamic sports scene, the largest, single-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, clubs, and features many great museums and parks. Located in the heart of the Midwest, Indy is an affordable and welcoming city with a growing economy that offers urban, suburban, and rural opportunities for work, home, and leisure.
A Geotechnical Project Engineer will provide engineering and consulting services for an array of projects and clients. The Project Engineer will be expected to manage several projects from the proposal phase through project completion. This will include performing and/or providing oversight for field investigations, laboratory program management, engineering analysis/calculations, development of recommendations, design, plans and specifications, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided. Proposal preparation, project financial management, and client development will also be included in the engineer’s responsibilities. Projects may include shallow/deep foundations, earthwork, slope stability, embankments, roadways, and retaining walls, among others. The qualified candidate will have sound engineering judgement and risk management capabilities. Indianapolis is the busiest transportation office in the company. The success of the Indianapolis team is built on a combination of top-notch Client Experience combined with engineering rooted in practicality and constructability. The engineer will contribute to the growth of our office by living these principles. Apply now if you are looking for rewarding engineering work at an office with high expectations and high profit margins.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
Maintain quality standards on all projects.
Career level, fully competent engineering professional with responsibility for managing detailed phases of projects with moderate size and complexity.
Independently perform a variety projects or selected segments of larger projects.
Plan, schedule, conduct, and/or coordinate detailed phases of assigned project work.
Work closely with senior-level project managers to gain additional project management experience for more complex and larger projects.
Make design, engineering, and construction recommendations, adaptations and modifications.
Prepare proposals and reports for small and large projects of varying complexity.
Perform quality control review of proposals written by others.
Evaluate complex laboratory and field data for inclusion in reports.
Serve as a technical adviser to junior-level project team members.
Interact directly with client and project team on developing scope of services, communicating project progress and findings and recommendations.
Write and prepare routine and complex engineering reports detailing services provided, findings, and recommendations.
Participate in marketing, sales and business development.
Supervise graduate, field and project engineering staff.
Work under the supervision of an Authorized Project Reviewer.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Minimum 5-8 years’ experience.
Master’s degree in Engineering preferred.
Professional Engineer (PE) registration.
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
COVID-19 Safety Response
Committed to Our Employee Safety!
Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!
Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It’s that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being “Best at People,” here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
- On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
- Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
- Empowering employees to speak up and say “no” to working in unsafe conditions
- Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
- Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
- Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
- Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
- Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
- Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
- Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages
If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you’re interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!