Schnabel Engineering Staff/Senior Staff Engineer in Seattle, Washington
Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional engineering and consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, tunnel, and dam engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities in which we live are a vital part of who we are. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm with 450+ employees in 25 offices throughout the United States.
Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package including maternity leave, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, health, dental, life and disability insurance and a wellness program. As an employee-owned company, through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Schnabel employees directly benefit from the success of our growing firm.
Are you looking for interesting and meaningful work, a fun atmosphere, and opportunities to learn, grow, and excel? If so, then welcome to Schnabel! We approach problems with creativity and innovation. Schnabel is seeking a Staff/Senior Staff Engineer with expertise and practical experience in geotechnical engineering or engineering geology to support our growing Seattle and Portland offices. We are looking for experienced, motivated candidates with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong multi-disciplinary team.
The Seattle office of Schnabel focuses on the evaluation and design of dams, structures, and facilities as well as advancing our practice of risk informed decision making within our dam engineering group. Example projects include the inspection, evaluation and design of embankment and concrete dams, spillways, outlet works, and instrumentation, and performing risk assessments for dam owners for sites located across the United States.
Effective time management, written communication skills, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to efficiently balance multiple concurrent tasks, responsibilities, and commitments.
Logging of test borings and test pits.
Provide support on preparation of reports and proposals.
Observe geotechnical-related construction and prepare daily observation reports.
Preparation of design calculations and drawings (sketches) using AutoCAD and MicroStation and providing design support during construction.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program (or Engineering Geology)
0-2 years of professional experience
EIT certification or the ability to get one within 6 months of hire
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong work ethic and a desire for continual self-improvement
Willingness and ability to perform field work and travel, including assignments that may last several days to months away from the office
Ability to lift 60 pounds and be physically able to negotiate construction sites, enter trenches, climb ladders and work outside
Prior internship or professional work in a related field (i.e. geotechnical engineering, construction, civil engineering, etc.)
Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, or a related field
Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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