Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer / Project Manager to join our Salt Lake City, UT team. The successful candidate will provide geotechnical engineering and task management and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and geologic projects to Amec Foster Wheeler’s public and private sector clients. Projects generally include transportation, mining, site characterization, flood control, dams, levees, pavements, and other civil works projects.
As a Project Manager you will play a key role in expanding the capabilities of growing the geotechnical group in Salt Lake City. The ideal candidate has strong technical capabilities, a commitment to delivering a quality product, and an interest in taking on a leadership role.
Key Responsibilities •Will provide geotechnical engineering and task management and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and geologic projects to Amec Foster Wheeler’s public and private sector clients •Technical management and direction of site investigations and preparing technical reports •Geotechnical engineering analyses of slope stability, seepage analysis and LRFD formation design •Project and budget management including resource management and oversight •Managing and coordinating project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables •Manage client communications, expectations and satisfaction •Recognizes and initiates business development opportunities •Maintains effective client relationships; leverages project experience to win work •Lead and / or assist with the coordination, development and production of proposals, SOQs and presentations, ensuring the highest quality of information and documentation output •Manage, advise, coach and develop junior engineers •Collaboration and participation in technical discussions with team members
Skills / Qualifications
BS or MS in Civil Engineering. An emphasis in geotechnical engineering is a plus
Utah PE license or the ability to obtain within 6 months
5 - 10 years + relevant professional geotechnical engineering experience
Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics and local Utah soils and geology
Experience in two or more of the following areas:
Mine design (tailings and heap leach)
Earth dams and levees
Drilling, field investigations and laboratory testing
Good communication, report writing and presentation skills in English
Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Proficiency with SLOPE/W & SEEP/W a plus but not required
Ability and willingness to travel to project sites and approximately 10% overnight travel
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
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.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure Inc.
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.