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Jacobs Geotechnical PE/Assistant Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

By joining us as a Geotechnical Engineer/Assistant Project Manager, you’ll perform a wide range of duties including leading geotechnical tasks, providing leadership to junior geotechnical staff, managing and performing field explorations, and working with senior engineers primarily on alternate delivery transportation projects. These projects will include both conventional design-bid-build projects, as well as design-build and public-private partnership (PPP) projects.

We’ll look to you to help in the development and implementation of geotechnical field exploration and laboratory testing programs, perform geotechnical analyses, prepare geotechnical data and design reports, develop geotechnical related specifications, and provide support during project construction. Each day, you’ll have the opportunity to follow projects from concept development through the construction phase working independently and with our team of engineers.

You’ll help drive how we challenge the accepted when you mentor junior staff as part of a large interdisciplinary design team. Also, you’ll grow professionally when we have you interact with our existing and perspective clients and help advance the technical capabilities of the regional office and global geotechnical group.

Technically we’ll look to your expertise in the following....

• Exploration methods (soil and rock borings, test pits, CPT probes, seismic geophysical testing), geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring, and laboratory testing for soil (classification, strength, consolidation, and cyclic) and rock

• Inspection of deep foundations (drilled shafts and driven piles), tunnels, foundation subgrade, shallow foundations, subsurface explorations, and earth retaining structures

• Design of shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, above and below ground tanks, pipelines, embankment and cut slopes, and ground improvement

• Earthquake hazard evaluations, including liquefaction assessments, and site-specific ground response analyses

• Preparation of technical reports, data reports, and baseline reports

• Computer programs including SETTLE3D, GRLWEAP, LPILE, SLIDE or SLOPE, SHAFT, A-PILE, MATHCAD, FB-Multipier, PLAXIS, and FLAC

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

• Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering

• Professional geotechnical consulting experience with transportation, water, and energy facilities

• Substantial full time professional experience

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

• Professional Engineer (PE) license

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.