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Foresight is currently considering qualified candidates to fill the job opening below. If you are interested in this position, please apply using the link at bottom of the page. We look forward to hearing from you!

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER 

Foresight is seeking qualified candidates for our geotechnical engineer position. The selected candidate will perform geotechnical engineering and consulting services for transportation and other infrastructure projects in Texas, and will be introduced to advanced and complex transportation work in the area of geotechnical engineering.  This work includes the functional areas of project development, design, construction, and maintenance.  

The selected candidate will perform work on assignments independently, with supervisor guidance and support provided as needed. All work will be performed in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines, as well as Foresight procedures and standards.  

Roles and Responsibilities: As a key member of our team, the selected candidate will be given an opportunity to wear multiple hats and to help grow the company’s geotechnical services group. His or her primary roles/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to performance of and/or assistance with:

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  • Plan, coordinate, schedule and perform/lead geotechnical site investigations

  • Conduct geotechnical engineering analysis of walls, slopes, foundations, and pavements

  • Develop design recommendations, details, plans, and specifications

  • Prepare, write, and review related geotechnical reports

  • Conduct constructability review of PS&E plan sets

  • Conduct construction inspection services

  • Assist in project management duties 

  • Assist with quality control review for client deliverables

  • Assist in Foresight business development and operational activities

 

Qualifications: Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for this position:

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  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar field

  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred, but not required

  • TxDOT precertification in geotechnical work categories preferred, but not required

  • Minimum (5) years of related experience in geotechnical engineering and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.  Transportation experience is preferred.

  • Proficiency is applicable analysis software including, but not limited to, Slide, LPile, MSEW, Settle

  • Strong communication skills and experience coordinating with others (including project team members and/or external stakeholders) to identify and address project issues

 

Job Location: During “standard” public health conditions, the selected candidate will perform office job duties primarily from the Foresight Austin headquarters, located at 12885 Research Blvd, Suite 203 in Austin, Texas 78750. However, office job duties may initially be performed remotely as needed based on public health and safety data updates during the Covid-19 pandemic. Field work will be performed at the relevant project site and/or materials storage site, which varies based on specific work assignments.

 

Travel Requirements: <50% conduct field investigations, including assisting with geotechnical drilling and site forensic inspections, as well as to attend project meetings and conferences at various locations throughout Texas

 

Benefits:

  • Flexible Paid Time-Off (PTO) and paid holidays

  • 401k plan (with 100% employer match up to 4%)

  • Individual or Family Insurance Plans for Medical (with optional Health Savings Account), Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Optional Term Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance