Senior Geotechnical Engineer


United States

Full time

Jul 24

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About the job

Currently celebrating 40 years in business, AKRF is an award-winning consulting firm bringing the value of strategic thinking to our energy, land development, transportation, and water clients. Our geotechnical engineering practice works with public and private clients throughout the entire lifecycle of a project. Our work has included transformative environmental programs for coastal resiliency and green stormwater infrastructure; new public schools, college buildings, affordable housing, and sports facilities; renewable energy facilities; and major transportation and infrastructure improvement projects. AKRF will be hiring a geotechnical engineer to continue investing in the continued growth and success of our practice.

We are seeking a senior level Geotechnical Engineer with a minimum of 10 to 15 years of cumulative experience with escalating responsibility. 

Prospective applicants should have proven and documentable experience in the following areas:

· Business development, relationship management, and client interaction

· Management of multiple projects of varying size and complexity for both private sector clients/developers and also public sector clients/agencies/authorities

· Responsible for technical review of projects and related deliverables

· Practical knowledge and related field experience regarding foundation-related construction in urban areas

· Responsible for project-related administrative tasks, including subcontract preparation, invoice review, and management of A/R

· Experience with subsurface explorations, related analyses and reporting, design development and construction document support, and construction-related Special Inspections 

· Familiarity with IBC-based building codes, including current New York City and State Building Codes

· Experience with Geotechnical Engineering software packages (i.e.: APile, LPile, WEAP, Slide, Plaxis/MidaSoft)

· New York City experience is a plus.


Applicants are required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (a Master’s Degree with a concentration in Geotechnical Engineering is a plus), as well as a current Professional Engineering license (NYS is preferred, or ability to obtain by reciprocity within 6 months of hire). 

Applicants should have excellent writing and speaking skills, and be able to work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment, with the emphasis of bringing in new work and clients.

AKRF enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity in our daily operations. The firm has a demonstrated history of hiring, training, developing, promoting and retaining minority group members and women. All employment-related decisions are based solely on relevant criteria and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status or citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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