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Geotechnical Engineers utilize the engineering principles of solid and rock mechanics, geology, and construction to understand their effects on the physical environment. Responsibilities shown on example resumes in this field include performing geotechnical engineering analyses and report preparation; managing the construction material testing laboratory; and reviewing the daily inspection report. A Geotechnical Engineer will typically be able to show a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering with a specialty in geotechnical engineering on their resumes.

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Co-op Geotechnical Engineer

Supervised the boring locations to make sure the correct holes were drilled for the I-295 highway widening project

  • Identified and classified soil samples using the Burmeister System to ensure proper depth of the dig site
  • Analyzed information and calculated cost for labor for the Trans-Hudson Express project
  • Utilized a PID machine to make sure there were no contaminants and volatile components being excavated and transferred out of the Yankee Stadium Parking Garage project site
  • Produced daily reports for the progress of the excavation for the parking garage foundation
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BE
Engineering Management
2

Assistant Geotechnical Engineer

Administered feasibility studies, installed and monitored specialized geotechnical instrumentations (piezometers,
inclinometers, crack gauges, tiltmeters)

  • Designed batter piles using LPILE and estimated downdrag-induced bending moments and soil settlements
  • Reduced project timelines by 20% by improving earthworks and construction dewatering
  • Performed seismic hazard and liquefaction analyses and 1-D site response study using SHAKE and D-MOD
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
MS
Civil Engineering
PhD
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
3

Geotechnical Engineer

Took soil samples and conducted surveys to establish mine subsidence for the St. Louis metropolitan area

  • Recorded soil sample and survey results, including shape, location, elevation, and land features
  • Verified the accuracy of survey data, measurements, and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Planned ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements
  • Established fixed points for use in making maps by using geodetic and engineering instruments
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
MS
Information Systems
Economics / International Development
Geography / Geoscience
4

Staff Engineer (geotechnical Engineer)

Performed reconnaissance investigations of geotechnical site conditions through research of existing materials (geology maps, engineering reports, logs of previously drilled test borings, etc.).

  • Reviewed New York City building code requirements for various types of projects.
  • Designed and drafted boring location plans.
  • Oversaw geotechnical investigations (directed driller personnel, oversaw drilling of test borings and excavation of test pits, collected and classified soil and rock samples, prepared test boring logs, etc.).
  • Drafted geotechnical engineering drawings in AutoCAD including soil profiles, boring location plans, etc.
  • Gathered and arranged lab data to create a massive report on a portal bridge capacity enhancement project, and performed data entry of subsurface investigation logs using gINT.
  • Prepared geotechnical engineering reports based upon project parameters and site conditions discovered during geotechnical investigations.
  • Performed quality assurance and quality control on several project sand reports before submittal process.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
MS
Civil Engineering
5

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior consultant on projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques

  • Coordinated engineering work on projects while recognizing conflicts in the design or process
  • Planned, scheduled, and coordinated engineering work involving conventional engineering practices
  • Supervised the analysis and formulate a recommendations in written reports to office
  • Provided technical review of reports and developed awareness of project-related risks
  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensured team follows safety rules and guidelines
  • Created and modeled a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices
  • Promoted continuous quality standards and practices and focusing on project improvement
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Surgical Technologist
6

Geotechnical Engineer, Summit Engineering and Design Consultant

Performed field investigations, engineering analysis, and construction monitoring

  • Evaluated, reduced, and reported instrumentation data
  • Helped in conducting environmental investigations
  • Tested soil and designed stabilization systems to ensure stability of structures on unstable soil
  • Examined soil, air and chemical properties of the site
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Performed geotechnical studies of foundation of buildings (50), culverts and bridges (10), and routes (60km) that include parameters calculation and reports preparation
  • Researched and evaluated road materials (investigation, determination of characteristics and power)
  • Performed constructions testing (150 culverts & 5 bridges, and 120 km of bituminous routes) and works inspection related to earthwork, foundation, driving piles, and production of construction materials and calculated concrete mix and bituminous concrete mix
  • Performed pathological studies of buildings and routes (recording and analysing degradations, reporting, and proposing solutions)
  • Managed geotechnical laboratory of quality control of roadway project
  • Trained geotechnical technicians, students, and junior engineers
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Construction Engineering Technology
BS
Civil Engineering
8

Staff Geotechnical Engineer

Prepared detailed geotechnical reports.

  • Scheduled, performed and supervised field soils exploration.
  • Performed and supervised laboratory soils tests in accordance with ASTM and AASHTO methodologies.
  • Conducted utility location requests including water, communications, electricity and sewage.
  • Employee Activity Association department leader; planned two highly successful company-wide pool tournaments.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
9

Geotechnical Engineer

Performed Geotechnical core logging and used the logged boreholes data for rock mass classification, blasting design, pit slope Stability, excavating and mine planning processes.

  • Monitored pit walls slope stability through data obtained from mapping, slopes and high walls.
  • Performed Bench face or rock face mapping
  • Conducted Specific gravity/density test for estimating reserves.
  • Located, designed and built access and haul roads for heavy hauling trucks and equipments.
  • Tested soils and groundwater of construction projects on site.
  • Interpreted and modelled geotechnical data and formulated suitable geotechnical controls for slope design, blast design and water management.
  • Planned and conducted Geotechnical exploration effectively.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Engineering
Geological Engineering
10

Geotechnical Engineer

Staff engineer at a private geotechnical and environmental consulting firm in Boston. Extensive field experience in geotechnical and environmental drilling projects in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine, Illinois and New Hampshire.

  • Developed project specifications, such as placement of wells at site, design and selection of groundwater well construction materials, and analytical sampling plans.
  • Supervised fieldwork to ensure compliance with project specifications.
  • Recorded lithologic descriptions and collected analytical samples.
  • Supervised a Superfund remediation project, from Feasibility Study to installation of a groundwater extraction and air stripper treatment system to treat xylene contamination.
  • Performed Underground Storage Tank removal and closures.
  • Prepared environmental site assessments on real estate in accordance with Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 21-E.
  • Inspected construction to include concrete and soil density testing, placement and excavation of foundation-bearing earthwork, pile driving, and preparation of engineering reports.
  • Installed and monitored geotechnical instrumentation (inclinometer, piezometer, and strain gauges on wooden and concrete piles).
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering

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