CIVIL RENEWABLES, INC Entry-Level Geotechnical/Civil Engineer Remote · Full time Company website

If you are passionate about renewable energy, geotechnical engineering, soil-structure interaction and foundation design, then this is your launching pad. Join the Civil Renewables team and play a pivotal role in pioneering construction solutions with a dynamic group dedicated to sustainability and innovation.

Description

Synopsis:

This is an ideal opportunity for a Civil Engineer who is looking to gain valuable geotechnical and foundation design experience and establish a career in the exciting renewable energy industry.

Location:

The primary workplace is in Thornton, Colorado. Candidates have the flexibility to work remotely, provided they can effectively coordinate with MDT/MST time zone schedules. Occasional travel may be necessary for face-to-face client meetings and to conduct on-site visits as project demands dictate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a geotechnical focus or interest.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure in home jurisdiction is preferred. If not, the candidate must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and must be working to obtain PE licensure.
  • 0-4 years of relevant professional experience in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering and consulting, with a good understanding of foundation design for both utility-scale wind farms and solar park projects.
  • Competence or willingness to become more competent in geotechnical and structural analysis/design software.
  • Basic skills in spatial analysis and visualization tools such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and GIS.
  • Exceptional technical writing and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, quality, and safety.
  • Readiness and capability to travel as necessary for project demands.
  • Ability to perform field tasks in various weather conditions.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license with a clean driving record is required.
  • Authorization to work in the United States. We do not offer visa sponsorship.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the mentorship of senior staff, support both field and design-related engineering tasks.
  • Design and execute geotechnical investigation scopes for diverse types of renewable energy projects.
  • Manage drilling and field and laboratory testing scopes and sub-contractors providing data for such scopes, including geotechnical soil borings, installation of piezometer wells, and other field activities.
  • Travel to project sites to observe initial geotechnical activities or during project construction to observe foundation construction and provide QA/QC documentation.
  • Provide design support for foundation and excavation support systems, ground improvement projects, and instrumentation.
  • Engage in diverse projects encompassing utility-scale wind farms and solar parks, with a focus on shallow and deep foundations, soil improvement, earth retention systems, and geotechnical instrumentation.
  • Provide technical construction observation, contribute to geotechnical and structural design processes, and support instrument design and interpretation and technical specifications.
  • Oversee geotechnical site investigations, including soil borings, laboratory testing, and technical management of subcontractors.
  • Coordinate and interpret laboratory tests.
  • Perform engineering analysis and design calculations using software packages such as L-Pile, STAAD, RISA, PLAXIS, PTC Mathcad Prime, MS Excel, and other packages.
  • Prepare technical memos, draft geotechnical investigation reports, and produce and assemble design calculation reports, and construction specifications.
  • Design and revise engineering drawings using AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company-matching
  • Generous vacation and paid time off
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities


Salary

$60,000 - $85,000 per year