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Jacobs Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Your Impact:

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.

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Milwaukee, Wisconsin office and be part of the Geotechnics Group for the Midwest region. As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to lead projects from concept through construction, working on current and upcoming design-bid-build and design-build projects in highways, rail, water, environmental, ports, and advanced facilities sectors. By joining our practice you’ll be responsible for leading geotechnical aspects associated with the design of shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, and slope stabilizing measures. You will also be responsible for task and project management and mentoring younger staff.

Skills that are required to serve in this role include, but not necessarily limited to, knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with exploration methods, geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring, and laboratory testing of soil and rock

  • Knowledge of the process to design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, embankment and cut slopes, and slope improvement

  • Preparation of technical reports, design drawings, and specifications

  • AASHTO structural design standards and WisDOT experience (preferred)

  • Familiarity with computer programs for geotechnical analyses, such as SLIDE, SETTLE3, LPILE, APILE, Shaft, FB Multipier, Group, and GRLWEAP. Familiarity with Civil 3D or Open Roads Designer (a plus)

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 :

  • BS in Civil or Geological Engineering

  • 15 years of geotechnical consulting experience

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license

  • Ability and willingness to visit and safely navigate construction and project sites and comply with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • MS with concentration in Geotechnical Engineering

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.

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