Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Birmingham Alabama. Candidate will be exposed to a range of projects related to energy, transportation, industrial/commercial, and government sectors. The successful candidate should be flexible in assignments, willing to travel periodically, and eager to learn.
Key Responsibilities •Assist with project scoping, budget estimates, and proposal writing •Coordinate and perform field explorations, including supervision of subcontractors or other •Amec Foster Wheeler personnel •Perform construction monitoring/inspection of shallow and deep foundations •Interpret field and laboratory data •Perform engineering calculations/analyses for shallow and deep foundations, settlement, soil and rock slope stability, retaining walls, ground improvement, etc. •Review calculations/analyses of engineers •Develop recommendations and draft engineering reports •Follow company and client safety standards
Skills / Qualifications •Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited College / University plus a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent additional course work and experience •3 to 8 years of related experience •P.E. license preferred •Must have strong oral / written communication skills and ability to work well in teams •Proficiency with relevant software (e.g., AutoCAD, MathCAD, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office, SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, Slide, Settle3D) •Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required •Flexibility to travel for short durations (typically one week or less) •Valid Driver's License •Able to lift up to 50 pounds and traverse over rugged terrain •Pass drug test and background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.