RIZZO International, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Pittsburgh, PA office. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will assist in the completion of geotechnical projects within a wide variety of market sectors with a focus on dam safety and foundation engineering. The successful candidate will be involved in all phases of our various remedial and new dam design projects, from planning and feasibility studies to conceptual and final design.
The Senior Geotechnical Engineer should have experience with the planning and execution of subsurface investigation programs, completion of various geotechnical analyses including seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures; and development of construction plans and specifications.
Perform geotechnical calculations for various projects including but not limited to seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, and tieback anchors.
Perform dam safety inspections.
Prepare written reports and documentation, geotechnical correspondence, design and construction drawings and specifications.
Plan subsurface explorations and laboratory testing investigations.
Execute subsurface investigations in support of geotechnical design including site reconnaissance.
Provide support during construction of various projects.
Travel requirement: approximately 15%
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
Professional Engineering License.
5+ years of geotechnical experience including numerical modeling of geotechnical systems.
Experience with basic packages such as GeoStudio, STABL, SLIDE, LPILE.
Experience with development of geotechnical deliverables including calculation packages, reports, drawings, and specifications.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work both independently and within technical teams.
Master’s with focus on geotechnics.
Experience with FEM / FDM packages such as Plaxis3D, Midas3D, FLAC3D or similar.
Programming / Scripting skills.
RIZZO International, Inc. (RIZZO) is a women-owned engineering and earth sciences consulting firm with expertise in specialty civil, geotechnical, and structural analysis and design, field and office-based geologic and hydrogeologic investigations, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis, construction management, and testing and inspection. For more than 30 years, our team has provided engineering services for technically challenging dams and water resources, infrastructure, and power generation projects throughout the United States and across much of the globe.
Our firm, originally founded in 1984 as Paul C. Rizzo Associates, employs a qualified staff of technical and design professionals, most with advanced engineering or geoscience degrees and corresponding professional licenses. Our staff collectively work to support projects coordinated from corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but also service clients and markets specific to our regional locations and our key collaborators.
Candidates need to submit their resume through our website for consideration: www.rizzointl.com
EEOC Disclaimer: RIZZO International, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer in that our policy, in accordance with Federal and State laws, prohibits employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, or disability except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.
About RIZZO International, Inc.
RIZZO International, Inc. (RIZZO) is a specialized global engineering and consulting firm. We provide structural and foundation engineering services, which includes performing complex structural and geotechnical analyses using state-of-the-art engineering software, soil and material testing for a wide variety of heavy civil works projects. Our capabilities extend to all construction materials, and senior-level staff members participate in code and standard committees, provide peer review and independent consulting services for organizations such as ASTM, ASCE, ACI, EPRI, FERC, and NRC. Our engineers, scientists and technicians focus on Analysis and Design, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water Resources, Hydrology and Hydrogeological Engineering, QA Inspection, Materials’ Testing and Construction Management/Support. RIZZO provides these on variety of projects including power plants, dams, and specialty structures. The firm, originally founded in 1984 as Paul C. Rizzo Associates, employs technical and design professional staff, many with advanced degrees in their respective areas of expertise. The Company’s Global Headquarters is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylva...nia with other US offices in Colorado, New Mexico, South Carolina, and the New York City metro area. Our testing laboratory is located in Colorado. The Firm also utilizes full service offices in the Czech Republic and South Africa serving local clients.