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Entry Level Geotechnical / CMT Professional

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Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood's Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently recruiting Entry-Level Geotechnical / CMT Professionals for geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing projects based in our Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC offices. These individuals will be part of our Engineered Construction team executing a wide range of projects related to transportation, energy, industrial / commercial, and government sectors. The position will include significant time in the field, away from the office. Field responsibilities may include subsurface investigations such as logging boreholes and other in-situ methods, and observation of various construction activities such as general grading, installation of shallow and deep foundations, instrumentation installation and monitoring, soil-retaining structures, soil-improvement, and concrete placements. The candidate should feel comfortable interacting with clients, construction site personnel, and sub-contractors as a professional representative of WSP. Our ideal candidate has strong technical capabilities, a commitment to delivering a quality product and is seeking challenging work. Testing certifications (ACI, ICC, etc.) and other certifications are preferred but not required.
Your Impact
* Perform engineering investigations and design support tasks under the direction of senior engineering professionals
* Perform laboratory and field tests according to prescribed procedures, processes, and standards
* Collect soil samples, prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
* Observe and document routine construction operations and write routine field reports
* Assist and observe contractor work on construction projects and interact with client, contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly
* Perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and/or conducting office, laboratory or field activities
Who You Are
Required Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related degree (MSCE is preferred)
* 0 to 2 years of practical engineering or construction related experience (internship experience considered)
* State-issued driver's license (or immediate ability to receive one)
* Ability to lift 50 pounds
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
* Working knowledge of common geotechnical laboratory tests and the ability to interpret test data
Required Qualifications
* E.I.T / F.E.
* Working knowledge of common geotechnical engineering software tools (e.g. SHAKE, Slope/W, L-Pile, A-Pile, SLIDE)
Associated topics: earthquake, exploration, geologist, geophysicist, map, measure, metallurgical, metallurgist, survey instrument, topographic
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