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Geotechnical Engineer (Entry level)

Company: DiGioia Gray
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DiGioia Gray is seeking a *Geotechnical Engineer* for our Geosciences and Civil Engineering Service Line in our Gilbert, AZ office. This is an *entry level position* for a recent college graduate to apply academic knowledge to engineering projects under mentorship of a senior engineer and/or project manager. In this role you will learn to perform geotechnical and geologic analyses and site investigations including site characterization activities, foundation and retaining wall design, boring logging, slope stability analyses and settlement analyses, foundation/earthwork construction observation, and concrete/compaction field testing.

As part of the DiGioia Gray team you will be part of an organization widely recognized for *quality and excellence*. Our founders and senior team members, regarded as industry experts worldwide, are focused on training and leading the next generation of engineers. You will receive a competitive salary, full benefits, and a focus on your professional development while providing a valuable work/life balance.

*What you'll do: *

You will typically work on small projects or portions of larger projects to:

* Collect pertinent engineering data through research and/or investigation for a specific request
* Interpret applicable data and pertinent design criteria
* Prepare neat and organized calculations using sound engineering principles for review by senior engineer
* With supervisor's guidance, prepare preliminary engineering design/layouts and technical drawings incorporating dimensions, quantities, and wording as relevant
* Maintain accurate quality records and other project documentation as requested by the PM

*You will also shadow a trained engineer/geologist who may also serve as a Construction Monitor to: *

* Learn how to observe and document construction, noting compliance and non- compliance to Drawings and Specifications and reporting such to DiGioia Gray Project Manager and Owner
* Learn the appropriate onsite analysis of construction/site conditions for compliance with the intent of the engineering design and for documentation of as-built conditions (e.g. subsurface conditions, soil/rock identification, groundwater/dewatering evaluation, subgrade condition/bearing capacity, slope/excavation stability assessment, stability assessment of adjacent transmission structures, etc.)
* Learn how to develop and provide suggestions/recommendations to the Contractor and Owner (for their consideration) for mitigation of the non-compliance items and to document those items
* Learn and develop field safety methods and practices

*You will spend time in the field so be ready for some travel.*

*To be successful in this role we require: *

* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program or equivalent experience
* Master's degree in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical Engineering concentration, or related field from an ABET/EAC accredited program or equivalent experience
* Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or completion within 6 months to a year from start date
* Desire to apply your academic knowledge and build on your knowledge each day

*Even better if you have: *

* Technical acumen (e.g. worked on technical projects for various academic or research courses)
* Experience in power delivery and/or other related markets is helpful
* Technical experience from internship(s), co-op(s), and/or work experience
* Fundamental understanding of how consulting businesses operate (sales / marketing, operations, finance)
* Willingness to actively participating in the sales cycle

*The Characteristics we look for in our employees*

* *Team-oriented* - Willingness and eagerness to learn and work as a team
* *Service-oriented* - Inclined to achieving what's in the client's best interest
* *Safety-oriented* - Identifies safety as a top priority
* Effective (precise and concise) *writing skills* in technical documents and *fluent technical presentations* to colleagues and clients
* *Detail-oriented* - Meticulous and accurate work
* *Takes initiative* - Identifies issues and works toward feasible solutions
* *Self-governing* - Works well with limited supervision
* *Entrepreneurial Spirit* - Inclines to finding potential new business opportunities for the Company
* *Reliable* - Fulfills work commitments in a timely and professional manner
* *Business-oriented* - Aware of budget and scope

*Why Choose DiGioia Gray?*
DiGioia Gray offers excellent compensation and benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) plan with matching contributions, Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays are offered with this position.

DiGioia Gray was founded by Anthony M. DiGioia Jr. and Richard (Dick) E. Gray, who are widely regarded as the "go-to" experts in the industry through decades of providing innovative project solutions on time and within budget.

DiGioia Gray's founding principles emphasize quality work, client service, reliability, respect and integrity -- values that are central to the company's business philosophy. These values, along with the objective to meet schedules and commitments and an ability to provide innovative solutions to the most difficult challenges, have earned DiGioia Gray a reputation for excellence.

The commitment to these values has enabled DiGioia Gray to win numerous awards, including ASCE Pittsburgh Section's "Employer of the Year" Award.

DiGioia Gray provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, DiGioia Gray complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

DiGioia Gray expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of DiGioia Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $72,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Gilbert, AZ 85233: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: DiGioia Gray, Gilbert , Geotechnical Engineer (Entry level), Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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