- Schedule laboratory testing to evaluate soil types, behavior, and engineering properties.
- Evaluate geologic and seismic hazards, including fault rupture, rockfall, landslide, tsunami inundation, liquefaction, lateral spreading, and dry sand settlement.
- Analyze natural, fill, and reinforced slopes.
- Evaluate distressed structures and failed slopes and conduct mitigation analysis.
- Provide bearing capacity, earth pressures, and pavement section design.
- Provide analysis of and design recommendations for shallow and deep foundations.
- Provide analysis of and design parameters for temporary and permanent earth retention.
- Assist with providing grading and ground modification recommendations.
- Assist with preparation of proposals, schedules, and reports to achieve project goals within budgets.
- Provide assistance on geotechnical, forensic, and construction projects, including interfacing with clients, design professionals, and contractors.
- Assist with developing geotechnical spreadsheets.
- Provide assistance with drafting site plans, geologic maps, seismic hazard zones maps, and geologic cross-sections.
Educational and Experience Requirements: Education and Qualifications:
- B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering concentration.
- California Licensed Professional Engineer required
1 year of work experience, skills, or knowledge in the following:
- Experience and familiarity with geotechnical engineering practices in the Ventura, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara Counties regions.
- Experience with working on geotechnical and seismic analyses under the jurisdiction of the California Division of the State Architect.
- Experience interacting with clients and initiating business development.
- Performing advanced geotechnical and seismic analyses, using RocScience SLIDE2018 software to analyze slope stability, and using RocScience RS2 program to evaluate stability by finite element analysis.
- Experience with multiple geotechnical software programs, such as CLiq and an Earth Systems proprietary program for analyses of liquefaction, lateral spreading, and sensitive clay settlement, and potential seismic-induced settlements of dry sands.
- Experience with LPILE2019 software for analyzing soil effects on pile foundations, lateral load-transfer curves for identified soil horizons. Providing optimal pile design criteria for use by structural engineers.
Travel required: Same day project site visits, at most 5 hours per week, within Ventura County and Santa Barbara County
Work Address: 1731-A Walter Street, Ventura, California 93003