Civil Engineer - Earthworks/Geotechnical

  • SLR International Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Mar 19, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description


SLR International Corporation is seeking a mid-level Civil Engineer (Geotechnical or Geo-environmental emphasis) with 10 to 15 years of experience to join our Irvine, California operations. Preferred candidates will have strong relevant academic background and a desire to work in consulting. The successful candidate will possess, at minimum, a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, with preference given to candidates with a Master of Science degree.

Required Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Must have a valid Civil Engineer's license
  • 10 to 15 years professional experience as a Civil Engineer
  • Experience in civil design including hydrology, grading plans, landfills or mines, and liner and cover designs required
  • High skill level in design and evaluation of civil engineering features of site development and remediation projects (hydrology, slope stability, settlement, grading plan layout, design with geosynthetics)
  • Knowledge of field investigation methods and construction methods
  • Strong understanding of Federal & State environmental regulatory programs
  • Knowledge of seismic design
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Ability to travel by car, rental car, and airplane including overnight travel
  • Travel approximately 25% of the time may be required

Preferred Technical Skills and Experience

  • Master of Science or Engineering degree is preferred
  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification

Personal Attributes/Traits

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented, with superior communication and writing skills
  • Able to effectively prioritize work and contribute to project teams
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Understands project budgets and deadlines
  • Needs little oversight
  • Effective mentorship and supervisory skills towards junior staff
  • Thinks and plans ahead
  • Self-starting
  • Willingly accepts assigned tasks ("can-do / will-do" attitude)


  • Work with clients and junior staff to complete various geotechnical and civil engineering projects
  • Project work includes, but is not limited to design of grading plans, landfill features, hydrology analysis, mine tailings, dams, and similar projects
  • Build relationships with clients that result in sustained business growth
  • Demonstrate proficiency in project management and effective oversight of group tasks and goals
  • Achieve business financial targets and project deliverables

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