Jacobs Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer - Fall 2021 in Irvine, California
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Do you enjoy the study and review of the natural environment before a construction project takes place? At Jacobs-we do as well.
Based in Irvine, CA, you’ll have the chance to perform geotechnical engineering design and analysis of foundation systems, retaining structures and slopes for transportation infrastructure projects for both public and private clients. Your engineering skills will be developed with design and analysis of shallow and deep foundations including piles and drilled shafts, retaining walls and support of excavation systems.
You’ll also Participate in field assignments that will include observation of explorations (soil and rock borings, test pits, CPT soundings, geophysical testing); geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring; and inspection of the construction of geotechnical structures (earth retaining structures, deep foundations, dams, tunnels, and shallow foundations), as well as oversight of subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs.
You’ll work with the best Engineers and Project Managers in the business. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success- join us as an Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer.
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:
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Geotechnical Engineering or 0-2 years of experience
Flexibility to travel for office and field assignments
Strong analytical, conceptual, and organizational skills
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ideally, you’ll also have:
At least a 3.0 GPA
Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain within 6 months.
Previous internship in geotechnical evaluations soil and rock classification, design analysis of foundation and ground retention systems
Knowledge of and experience with Ensoft LPile and Group GeoStudio Slope and Sigma, GRLWeap, Civiltech Shoring Suite, Bentley gINT, Bentley MicroStation, and AutoCAD
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