• Senior Engineer (Geotechnical + CMT)

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Crozet
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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!


    We are looking for a Senior Engineer (CMT and Geotechnical) to be based off of our Crozet, VA location! As a Senior Engineer, you’ll be a great leader with a background in private sector and governmental construction projects to manage the providing of geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing and special inspection services.  Since you will be the lead on a variety of projects, you will often have to coordinate the efforts of other engineers, technicians, special inspectors, and sub-consultants to deliver results that ensure our goal of exceeding our clients’ expectations on every project.


    What you’ll be doing:


    Including, but not limited to:


    • Project management of construction materials testing and special inspection projects addressing building materials such as soils, asphalt, and concrete. 
    • Analyzing reports, maps, drawings, specifications, and other project data
    • Coordinating or directing project budgets, record keeping, materials testing, and inspections
    • Coordinating with contractors
    • Supervising and directing engineering technicians, special inspectors, and subcontractor
    • Evaluating, selecting, and applying standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures, and criteria during the performance of engineering services
    • Working with a staff of engineers, technicians, and admin personnel to provide service
    • Satisfy multiple and unrelated deadlines
    • Authorizing and/or reviewing technical reports and letters
    • Work may also include performing field testing and site visits
    • Writing proposals for new projects
    • Setting up and coordinating subsurface explorations
    • Analyzing soil boring data and performing geotechnical calculations related to shallow and deep foundation support, pavement design, and slope stability
    • Writing and reviewing geotechnical reports


    What you need to have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field
    • 5+ Years of experience in construction materials inspection and testing highly preferred
    • Must have or be able to obtain P.E. within 6 months of hire 
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent people and customer service skills
    • Ability to work in an independent or team environment
    • Ability to be self-motivated and performance driven
    • Highly organized individual
    • Valid driver’s license with good-standing driving record
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, 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 Cell Phone
    • Usage of company vehicle when traveling to the office/sites/labs, etc.

    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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