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Foth Infrastructure & Environment Project Sediment Engineer (Geotechnical, Environmental, or Civil) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment* Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement* Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day* If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their employment experience.FOTH INFRASTRUCTURE & ENVIRONMENT, LLCis currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-orientedPROJECT GEOTECHNICAL SEDIMENT ENGINEER who is pursuing new learning experiences and career growth opportunities.The position will be located in ourCHICAGO, IL, MINNEAPOLIS, MN, OR GREEN BAY, WI office, in support of nationwide projects.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:* Prepare design calculations, alternative analyses, specifications, drawings, and other technical work products as required including using CAD principles* Plan and oversee key elements of Predesign investigation (PDI), Basis of Design Report (BODR), remedial design work plan (RDWP), 30/60/90 final design* Perform bank stability and erosion protection calculations, evaluation of river banks adjacent to dredging and capping areas, sediment capping design and dredge prism design for complex sediment remediation projects, including work scope and cost estimating of remedial alternatives* Execute field projects, perform field testing and logging, interpret and conduct field tests, and collect soil and sediment samples using vibrocore-geoprobe-split barrel-piston-shelby tube techniques* Review field soil and sediment samples, selection of samples for geotechnical laboratory tests, selection of tests for physical parameterization and analytical modeling purposes* Perform geotechnical calculations, analysis, modeling, or interpretation to support sediment and soil project design* Perform construction management or construction observation at select sediment management project sites under the guidance of a Senior Foth Construction Manager* Maintain positive relationships and knowledge of existing and proposed regulations related to sediment management with approval authorities, industry organizations and internal and external customers* Assist business development efforts by supporting proposal preparation and cultivating client relationships for both existing and potential clientsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelors degree in Geotechnical, Environmental, or Civil Engineering or related engineering degree* 5+ years of experience in contaminated sediment management projects including feasibility studies, alternative evaluations and design* Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain within 3 years* Ability to travel 25% of the time* Knowledge of Civil 3D CAD principles used in the design contaminated sediment remediation, navigational dredging, or geotechnical engineering solutions* Previous experience preparing detailed engineering plans and specifications including capping solutions and dredge prisms for contaminatedsediment sites* Previous experience performing sediment remedial action alternatives analysis, including scope and cost estimatingPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:* Geotechnical Engineering degree strongly preferred.* Masters degree in Civil, Environmental, or Geotechnical Engineering* 8+ years of experience with an engineering consulting firm* Previous experience with integrating complex science and engineering on sediment management projects* Proven record of establishing positive working relationships with clients and regulators* Experience interacting with other project stakeholders to establish positive public project perceptionAll Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.ABOUT FOTHFoth is proud to be a 100% member-owned, science and engineering consulting firm with approximately 600 members. We deliver engineering solutions to a diverse portfolio of public and private clients in the areas of infrastructure, environmental engineering and science, and production solutions engineering and manufacturing. We invest heavily in our members to meet the growing and diverse needs of our clients and our members, sustain our high retention numbers, and retain our inclusive, values-based culture. We are proud of the employment experience we create for our members and of the New North Workplace Excellence Award we were recently awarded, recognizing us as an employer of choice.Apply for this job