CDM Smith Geotechnical Engineer 3 in Massena, New York

Job Description:

CDM Smith is looking to hire a full time Geotechnical Engineer for a sediment remediation project in the Massena, NY area. As a member of our Geotechnical Team you will have the opportunity to grow your career as part of a team of technical experts working on challenging projects in Environment, Industry, Commercial, Transportation, and Water.

Interested candidates can be based out of our offices in Albany, NY or Massena, NY. Must be willing to locate and work at a field site location in Massena, NY during construction season (Spring through Fall).

  • Providing full service design and construction services on geo-environmental projects including: slurry walls, sheet pile walls, dredging, capping, solidification, lagoon closures, landfills and industrial waste impoundments.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate field and laboratory investigations for a wide range of project types.

  • Perform geotechnical engineering analyses and evaluations for geo-environmental studies and design.

  • Prepare engineering reports and contract documents.

  • Provide engineering services during construction on projects involving sediment dredging and capping, solidification/stabilization, deep foundations, support of excavations, ground improvement, and pipelines.

  • Prepare scope, schedules and budgets for proposals.

  • Work as an integrated member of a multi-disciplined team on complex civil works projects.

  • Demonstrate good writing and communications skills and ability to work with clients in the public, private sectors and on federal projects.

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Geotechnical Engineer 3



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required. Master's degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering emphasis preferred.

  • 3-5 Years of relevant experience since Bachelor’s degree.

  • Certification as an EIT is required or ability to obtain within 18 months.

  • Experience in subsurface explorations, laboratory testing, foundation engineering, analysis, engineering report writing, preparation of contract documents.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with geotechnical engineering software GeoStudio or UTEXAS, LPile and gINT is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Some experience in dams, tunnels, seismic design, or geo-environmental projects is a plus.

  • Experience with industrial clients is preferred.

  • 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training is a plus.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

New York - Massena

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position