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Senior Engineer / Geologist Fresno


Kleinfelder Fresno CA United States

1 month ago

Job Description

Take Your Geotechnical Career to the Next Level...

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Geotechnical team is looking for you! From earthquake and seismic engineering to the latest trenchless technology methods, Kleinfelder's Geotechnical Services support the planning, engineering, and construction of complex projects, and our specialists are leading experts in their fields.

Step into Your New Role

Seeking candidates with 6+ years' experience related to geotechnical engineering or geology, soil logging and testing, cutoff wall construction design and observation, levee inspection, foundation design, geotechnical type analysis, technical report preparation, and/or construction testing and observation to be based in our Fresno, CA office.

The ideal candidate must have previous experience working on one or more of the following types of disciplines: geotechnical engineering, geology, construction, or civil engineering. However, we are open to provide training for the right candidate.

Ideal candidates will possess strong communication and writing skills and technical background in engineering/geologic projects. Experience in the following areas is desired:
• Perform specific engineering or scientific work on client projects
• Prepare complex plans, reports, specifications, analyses, and calculations
• Coordinate or supervise assigned staff
• Work independently, using knowledge of industry and/or professional guidelines and protocols to accomplish goals and objectives
• Solve problems of moderate scope
• Independently evaluate, select, and recommend techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform technical tasks, field tasks, studies and analysis
• Develop and maintain client relationships
• Have experience with performing and executing technical calculations
• Review and supervise calculations performed by others
• Demonstrate understanding and commitment to risk assessment and Health and Safety planning
• Have experience guiding staff geologists or engineers in performing material and site characterization, seepage, slope stability, settlement analyses, etc.
• Have experience supporting project managers in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks
• Have experience preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and technical review boards
• Have experience supervising field observation, testing, and performing site visits
• Be able to proactively troubleshoot and problem-solve with practical, client-focused solutions
• Be able to organize priorities and multi-task effectively
• Possess a thirst to learn and achieve continuous improvement in a team environment

• Registered Professional Geologist (PG) or Engineer (PE).
• 6+ years of related experience in consulting engineering firm or related service business and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required; or 4 years related experience with a Master's or 2 years related experience with PhD.
• Other Knowledge and Skills: Applies the most current technologies/methodologies in field of expertise; possesses excellent communication skills.
• California registered PE or PG
• 40-hour HAZWOPER training (a plus but not required)
• Exceptional attention to detail and writing skills are required for this task.
• Valid Driver's License with a clean driving record.
• Physical ability to be in the field, carry equipment, perform testing and sampling for multiple hours or multiple days in a row.
• Microsoft Suite
• GeoStudio (SEEP/W, SLOPE/W) (a plus but not required)
• Ensoft (APILE, LPILE, SHAFT) (a plus but not required)

Must be willing to travel within the state of California .


BS degree in civil engineering or geology.

This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19. If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that throughdiversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Salary range: $68,216 - $113,714.

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder
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