DLZ Corporation

  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Bridgeville
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has an opening for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer in our Bridgeville, PA office.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage Geotechnical engineering projects, analyses, and recommendations for bridges, retaining walls, buildings/structures, dams and levees.
    • Perform and direct others with geotechnical inspections, site reconnaissance, soil borings, and field investigations.
    • Assist in Geotechnical business development efforts.
    • Review proposed contracts to determine significant parameters, time schedules and mileposts and define the major task areas.
    • Resolve problems and coordinate the final turnover of the project to the client, as the primary contact with the client throughout the entire project.
    • Direct the planning and development of the project scope, procedures, and budget.
    • Ensure contractual commitments are met and the work is being performed according to the client's instructions.
    • Maintain effective relationships with members of all divisions and departments responsible for performing services in connection with the project.
    • Control and/or review all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and reports. Responsible for quality control over the complete project; maintain project files.
    • Monitor fees and budgets; report problems to the appropriate Department and Division Managers.
    • Conduct client meetings to review progress and discuss construction and engineering changes to project.
    • Review and address health & safety concerns on projects assigned.
    • Work with the accounting department to keep billings and receipts current and accurate.
    • Be actively involved in civic and professional activities, societies and organizations.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering or related discipline
      • Masters of Science in Civil Engineering preferred
    • 8 or more years relevant experience
    • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration required
    • Proficiencies with Microstation and/or AutoCAD preferred.
    • Experience with DOT projects and/or Corps of Engineer's highly desired.
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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