The Geotechnical Project Engineer (PE) serves on a variety of multi-disciplinary project teams focused on geotechnical engineering, and plays a key role in delivering the “above and beyond" experience for our clients and by building relationships of long term trust. As a Ransom consultant you will work on all aspects of projects with multi-disciplinary teams to enhance your growth and professional development.
Ransom’s success has come from our commitment to service, technical competency, and top-notch professional team, and we are looking for an experienced PE to join our team in New Hampshire.
The PE has key responsibilities in fieldwork, document preparation, business and financial management.
Conduct geotechnical investigations in support of development and due diligence projects
Oversee subsurface investigations, generally consisting of drilling programs, test pitting, monitoring well installations, and geophysical assessments
Perform geotechnical monitoring including settlement, inclinometer, and pore water pressure measurements
Collect soil, groundwater, and sediment samples for geotechnical and/or environmental analyses.
Provide construction oversight services for compliance with design documents and recommendations
Perform geotechnical engineering evaluations, including settlement and bearing capacity calculations
Develop draft report(s), letters, work plans, etc. in concert with team members ensuring that peer review procedures are followed. Develop summary tables and site plans/drawings and other supporting documents as appropriate.
Work closely with project management staff to ensure use of appropriate templates, boiler plates to meet quality and client presentation standards/
Prepare project documents including boring logs, test pit logs, daily field logs, site sketches, etc. consistent with SOPs.
Develop strong client relationships by executing work professionally and on time, ensuring timely communication, listening to client needs.
Develop a strong understanding of their business to identify potential new business opportunities or regulatory/technical impacts.
Qualified candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering
Professional experience in geotechnical engineering. Level 1 = 0-3 years; Level II = 3-6 years (advanced degree may count toward the experience requirement).
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Experience with various methods of conducting subsurface investigations
Ability to effectively plan and execute work, prioritizing work and communicating scope changes in a timely manner
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to create technical reports.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work in a field environment exposed to temperature extremes and other environmental factors
Valid driver’s license and ability to drive to job sites throughout Ransom’s geographic region (can be up to 3+ hours away)
Due to potential exposure to hazardous materials, this position requires participation in the medical monitoring program.
About Ransom Consulting Engineers and Scientists
Ransom Consulting is a multi-disciplinary practice whose 70+ employees provide environmental, civil, geotechnical and coastal modeling services throughout New England and New Jersey.Founded in 1988, Ransom’s success has been the result of "going above and beyond" for clients and by building trusting relationships that result in repeat business.Ransom offers a unique opportunity to be part of a team-oriented firm and the chance to collaborate with professionals with a range of expertise across engineering and environmental disciplines.