Geotechnical EIT - Cincinnati - job 958417


Date: 07/22/2021

City: Cincinnati, Ohio

Employment type: Full-time

Geotechnical EIT - (162672)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a staff-level Geotechnical EIT to join our Cincinnati, OH office in our Transportation Business Group providing geotechnical design and field services related to HDR’s bridge and roadway projects, as well as for our energy and water resources business groups. The primary duties for this position include performing subsurface investigations and evaluations for developing geotechnical design recommendations, and assisting in the preparation of design plans, cost estimates, and specifications for construction. More-specific duties include developing subsurface exploration and laboratory testing programs; performing boring inspection activities when required; performing shallow and deep foundation analyses, slope stability analyses, and subgrade evaluations under the supervision of a Professional Engineer; assisting in design and development of soil and rock cut slope designs; and preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and other reporting documents for review by the Engineer of Record. As an EIT, the candidate will work closely with Project Engineers and Managers to gain the needed engineering experience to obtain their professional engineering license. Abilities at this level to assist with task/project management functions and preparation of technical and price estimates are a plus.

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Required Qualifications

BSCE (or Geotechnical Engineering related program)

MSCE preferred, or ongoing coursework toward Degree

EIT/EI required

2+ years of geotechnical design experience is a plus, but not required

Experience with MS Office, gINT, LPILE, APILE, Slope/W, GRLWEAP, and other typical Geotechnical software preferred

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location
: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
: Highway + Road
: Full-time
Employee Status
: Regular
: Geotechnical
Job Posting
: Jul 22, 2021

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