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Jacobs Geotechnical Engineer in Reston, Virginia

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.

Our Reston, VA office is looking for a Geotechnical engineer to join our established team.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform and oversee geotechnical field explorations, including test borings, rock coring, test pits, cone penetration testing, hand augers, and other methods

  • Perform construction monitoring of earth retaining structures, deep foundations (drilled shafts, piles), and shallow foundations.

  • Prepare boring logs and subsurface profiles

  • Design of shallow and deep foundations and earth-retaining structures.

  • Perform liquefaction and consolidation settlement analyses.

  • Perform Finite Element modeling using PLAXIS and or FLAC.

  • Develop geotechnical reports.

  • Perform Pavement Design and develop Pavement Reports

  • Design Ground Improvement including deep soil mixing, rigid inclusions, chemical

  • Develop Contract documents including drawings and specifications

  • Work in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams from across North America.

  • Possess an outgoing and positive attitude, are dependable, and meet all assigned project deadlines.

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is required

  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering is required

  • 1-5 years of experience on geotechnical projects

  • Willingness and flexibility to travel for work.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Computer skills including CADD, and Microsoft Office.

  • A driver’s license and reliable vehicle will be required.

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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