• Geotechnical Staff Engineer- Transportation

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Roanoke
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  • Overview

    We’re growing. 
    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R)
    has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all!  Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    And. You’ve made it just in time!


    We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
    Join stability. Apply now!


    Who we are looking for:


    F&R is looking for a Geotechnical Staff Engineer to be a part of its Virginia Transportation Program, located in our Roanoke office!  This is a unique staff engineering position that is envisioned to utilize the candidate’s engineering skills in a dual role with exposure to geotechnical consulting on transportation projects (primarily horizontal projects) as well as other F&R Roanoke branch traditional geotechnical (more vertically oriented) projects.  The position will provide engineering expertise, performing and/or assisting engineering personnel in implementing geotechnical engineering projects, supporting field crews, performing and/or reviewing laboratory test results and other related engineering activities.


    What you’ll be doing:


    Including, but not limited to:


    • Planning and coordinating field exploration and laboratory testing programs.
    • Field reconnaissance, field logging and managing drilling program for variety of projects.
    • Performing geotechnical engineering analysis, calculations and computer modeling.
    • Preparation of geotechnical engineering reports and deliverables.
    • Managing geotechnical engineering projects from inception, including project schedules and budgets.
    • Preparation of geotechnical engineering project work scopes, budgets and proposals.
    • Overseeing and providing guidance for field and other support staff.
    • Interacting with existing and potential clients.


    What you need to have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred.
    • EIT/EI is preferred with a commitment to a PE tract expected.
    • Previous experience in related areas preferred (geotechnical engineering, transportation, etc.).
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Be a team player who is self-motivated and performance driven.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively, internally and externally, and demonstrate the ability to produce and review written reports for clients and senior staff. 
    • Should be knowledgeable of site work and earthwork construction techniques.
    • Strong project or task management skills, including scheduling, executioin, and follow up. 
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written 
    • Ability to successfully manage numeorous assignments and meet deadlines. 
    • Ability to work independently, and within a team environment to achieve goals 
    • Valid driver's license with good standing driving-record 
    • Some travel will be required
    • Must be willing to participate and pass F&R's pre-employment screening, including a background check, drug screening, and driving record 

    Check out our Perks + Benefits:

    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • In-House continuous training
    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Paid Cell Phone

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.


    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.




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