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Job Description:

Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Senior Engineer, with a background in geotechnical and/or structural engineering, to support our growing Tunnel Business Unit. We are looking for a motivated candidate with attention to detail, a passion to continue to develop as a professional, and a desire to be part of a strong team. Candidates will support business development, project management, and staff management for tunnel design, investigation, and construction management projects.

Remote work from home or at one of Schnabel’s office locations is permitted for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, management and execution efforts of tunnel and underground design projects
  • Collaborate with and lead multidiscipline and multi-location internal and external teams through the tunnel design process
  • Perform and/or provide supervision of conventional geotechnical and tunnel structural design analyses
  • Manage development of designs for tunnels, shafts, excavation support, and other underground facilities including preparation of calculations and design reports, plans, specifications, reports, and other project contract documents
  • Responsible for managing projects including scope, schedule, budget, and client relations
  • Responsible for preparation of proposals including developing narratives, manhour estimates, and client coordination
  • Mentor and train junior staff engineers
  • Support marketing and business development across the country. Previous experience with marketing and involvement with professional organizations is a plus.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Geotechnical, or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited school of engineering (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Licensed Professional Engineer and ability to extend licensure to other US states through reciprocity
  • Minimum of 15 years tunnel engineering experience with a strong project management background and significant practical experience on tunnel and underground construction projects. Strong candidates with less experience and a proven track record may be considered.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD is required. Familiarity with MathCAD, STAAD, SAP, RISA, RSA, GeoStudio, Plaxis, FLAC, and Revit software are pluses, but not required. These programs are used extensively, so a willingness and ability to learn them is a must.
  • Periodic travel for projects, conferences, meetings, and other responsibilities is required and anticipated to be up to 20%
  • Ability to work on active or potential construction sites including site work that may involve work in underground spaces, above slopes and shafts, over rough terrain, and in remote locations.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required. No visa sponsorship will be provided.
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Schnabel Engineering:

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional engineering and consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, tunnel, and dam engineering. Schnabel’s high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities in which we live are a vital part of who we are. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm with 450+ employees in 25 offices throughout the United States.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package including maternity leave, tuition reimbursement for continuing education, health, dental, life and disability insurance and a wellness program. As an employee-owned company, through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Schnabel employees directly benefit from the success of our growing firm.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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