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Associate/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Company: WorleyParsons
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Associate/Principal Geotechnical Engineer (BAT00AZ) Associate/Principal Geotechnical Engineer - BAT00AZ Company : Advisian Primary Location Job : Geotechnical Engineer Consultants Schedule : Full-time Employment Type : Employee Job Posting : Feb 28, 2023 Unposting Date : May 30, 2023 Reporting Manager Title : Associate Engineering Geologist : Associate/Principal Geotechnical Engineer Advisian, Worley Group Advisian - the consulting arm of Worley. Be part of the solution. - The dual challenge of supplying energy to a growing population, while addressing the risks of - climate change , is one of the greatest challenges the world is facing today. The energy transition isn't just about alternative fuels, - power -generation, or use, or - storage . It's all the elements that contribute to the energy ecosystem. We view these challenges as opportunities to deliver a more sustainable world.

We're developing strategies and business cases for emissions intensive clients to move to low carbon energy options, as efficiently and safely as possible. Our consultants are advising customers on circular and - hydrogen -economies, - water -stewardship, - electrification , and climate change risk and adaptation. -We work on projects around the globe. The problems are global and so are we. Challenging complexity. Shaping a sustainable future. Economic viability. Resource availability. Digital reliability. Carbon neutrality. These are the components of the world's pressing energy and resource problems. Sound complicated and tough to balance? It is. Luckily we thrive in complex environments Join a community of consultants, scientists, strategists, and engineers all dedicated to solving the world's critical infrastructure, environmental, energy, and resource challenges. By seeing things from a different perspective, we enhance the Worley Group's ability to serve our clients. We are together delivering a more sustainable world. We put sustainability at the heart of everything we do We work with business to develop the right strategy, log in to a digital future, secure and safeguard social license, enhance local communities, and power the energy transition. We know we won't solve today's problems by using the same thinking that created them. So, from start to finish, we challenge ourselves to find the best way forward. We question every decision, assumption, and way of working to make sure we get it right. The first time. Rising to the challenge, together We are thousands of consultants across the globe. Be part of the future - welcome to our growing team! Our Geoscience Team Our Geotechnical Engineering group is part of the Geoscience service line in the Americas and comprises 90+ engineering professionals with a broad range of technical skills and experience and is part of the larger Global Geoscience Practice which comprises over one hundred and sixty geotechnical, geological and geophysical professionals throughout the world. The types of projects executed by this team include large diameter pipelines, coastal LNG facilities, industrial processing plants, oil sands developments, dam structures, pipeline integrity, geohazard assessments and marine terminals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact on a wide array of geosciences projects and work collaboratively with multiple technical and advisory disciplines. The Associate / Principal Geotechnical Engineer position is a full-time role located within our Baton Rouge, LA office. - Our Geotechnical Engineering group seeks someone with excellent technical delivery and communication skills and who is eager to work with a group of dynamic individuals and contribute to the growth of our Practice. Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Help to develop and grow a geotechnical team in Baton Rouge
  • Participate actively and effectively in business developments such as presentations, negotiations, proposal preparation/writing etc.
  • Support geotechnical pursuits throughout the US
  • Business development to provide new opportunities to the geotechnical team and wider Worley practice
  • Provide mentoring, coaching and identify career and practice development opportunities to junior, intermediate and senior staff
  • Monitor and advise the Managing Consultants of the state of team/discipline systems to ensure that Advisian remains competitive and up to date
  • Coordinate with the Practice Lead, Managing Consultants and other team members to ensure staffing levels are adequate for project needs
  • Promote a culture of zero harm within the team and associated business
  • Ensure quality and consistency in Geotechnical Engineering Practice deliverables on projects
  • Provide project management and geotechnical engineering knowledge on projects and pursuits, including geological site reconnaissance, geotechnical site characterization (including overburden drilling and rock coring), geotechnical analysis (including slope stability, seepage, dynamic responses, trenchability, ground improvement, deep foundations, etc.), laboratory analysis, geotechnical engineering design, geotechnical owner's engineering and geotechnical QA/QC inspection, testing and reporting
  • Geotechnical engineering recommendations regarding, but not limited to, seismic analysis, soil mechanics, soil and rock engineering parameters, deep and shallow foundations, soil dynamic parameters and site development
  • Prepare report and proposals, attend and lead client meetings, and deliver client and industry facing project overviews and presentations
  • Work as part of an integrated delivery team within our business, comprising of other engineering disciplines, professional environmental scientists, project delivery and project support staff on existing and new Advisian/Worley projects. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in civil/geotechnical engineering, or equivalent
    • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Louisiana
    • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of related experience practicing civil and/or geotechnical, engineering on large scale and/or complex projects
    • Professional experience in other industries such as upstream/downstream oil and gas, industrial development, and mining, linear development (including road, rail, power and pipeline)
    • Ability to present technical information, both written and verbally, in a concise and professional manner
    • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Demonstrated history of effective client engagement, relationships and management
    • Experience in preparing proposals and developing engineering and capital cost estimates
    • Demonstrated capability to conduct and supervise geotechnical engineering through field investigations to design, and train, mentor and develop junior and intermediate staff
    • Strong level of commercial acumen, including cash collection, workshare, change management and contract review and management
    • Self-starter, flexible team player, willing and able to work on a wide variety of tasks and to coordinate staff Preferred Experience / Qualifications
      • Professional experience in nearshore infrastructure (ports and terminals) is a major asset to the role
      • Master's degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in civil/geotechnical engineering, or equivalent
      • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) within other states in the US
      • Familiarity with large industrial site selection and development, marine structure design, dredging and/or major site investigation and field trails planning
      • Seismic assessment, design including ground improvement
      • Working knowledge of industry standard business support systems, i.e. project planning packages, cost management systems, ISO9001 quality management systems Advisian (part of the Worley Group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas. We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian (part of the Worley Group) is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: WorleyParsons, Baton Rouge , Associate/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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