RIZZO International, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Pittsburgh, PA office. The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will assist in the completion of geotechnical projects within a wide variety of market sectors with a focus on dam safety and foundation engineering. The successful candidate will be involved in all phases of our various remedial and new dam design projects, from planning and feasibility studies to conceptual and final design.
The Senior Geotechnical Engineer should have experience with the planning and execution of subsurface investigation programs, completion of various geotechnical analyses including seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures; and development of construction plans and specifications.
Perform geotechnical calculations for various projects including but no limited to seepage and slope stability of earthen embankments, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, and tieback anchors.
Perform dam safety inspections.
Prepare written reports and documentation, geotechnical correspondence, design and construction drawings and specifications.
Plan subsurface investigations in support of geotechnical design including site reconnaissance.
Execute subsurface investigations in support of geotechnical design including site reconnaissance.
Provide support during construction of various projects.
Travel requirement: approximately 15%
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
Professional Engineering License.
5+ years of geotechnical experience including numerical modeling of geotechnical systems.
Experience with basic packages such s GeoStudio, STABL, SLIDE, LPILE.
About RIZZO International, Inc.
RIZZO International, Inc. (RIZZO) is a specialized global engineering and consulting firm. We provide structural and foundation engineering services, which includes performing complex structural and geotechnical analyses using state-of-the-art engineering software, soil and material testing for a wide variety of heavy civil works projects. Our capabilities extend to all construction materials, and senior-level staff members participate in code and standard committees, provide peer review and independent consulting services for organizations such as ASTM, ASCE, ACI, EPRI, FERC, and NRC.
Our engineers, scientists and technicians focus on Analysis and Design, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water Resources, Hydrology and Hydrogeological Engineering, QA Inspection, Materials’ Testing and Construction Management/Support. RIZZO provides these on variety of projects including power plants, dams, and specialty structures. The firm, originally founded in 1984 as Paul C. Rizzo Associates, employs technical and design professional staff, many with advanced degrees in their respective areas of expertise. The Company’s Global Headquarters is located in Pittsburgh, Pe...nnsylvania with other US offices in Colorado, New Mexico, South Carolina, and the New York City metro area. Our testing laboratory is located in Colorado. The Firm also utilizes full service offices in the Czech Republic and South Africa serving local clients.