Civil, Construction, Geotechnical Engineer

GEI Consultants Roanoke , VA 24001

Posted 4 days ago

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Description

This position is responsible for engineering technical support and construction management for operations and projects from Pre-Construction through the Close-Out Phase at a site in Western Virginia and other sites throughout the mid-Atlantic and southeast US. Individual must be able to manage civil and environmental projects in accordance with construction designs, plans and specifications. Must have the ability to ensure that the project is being constructed in accordance with project guidelines, design details, specifications, schedule, and within budget constraints. Individual will work directly with Contractors and Clients for successful project completion. This position will be based from Roanoke, Virginia.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Review and understand proposals, construction drawings, specifications, permits and layouts.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with project managers, support staff, clients, and contractors for construction engineering oversight.

  • Technical support and accountability for onsite operations of construction projects from the Pre-Construction Phase through the Construction Phase to Project Close Out.

  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with clients and designated representatives.

  • Follow and enforce applicable safety precautions and programs.

  • Ability to support various technical services in the region.

  • Evaluate and analyze collected data and prepare technical reports, letters and memoranda.

  • Participate in business development activities and contribute to office growth.

Standards of Performance:

  • Demonstrate informative and professional assistance when working with clients, contractors, and co-workers.

  • Work independently and to be accurate, efficient and organized.

  • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Work under stress and with commitment to deadlines.

  • Complete projects and/or reports in accurate and timely manner.

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering; M.S. is a plus. Associate degree considered with applicable experience.

  • Ability to obtain Professional Registration (P.E.) in Virginia with experience.

  • 1-4 years of previous professional experience in civil/geotechnical/environmental engineering and consulting; knowledge and familiarity with engineering design processes

  • Excellent technical report writing and communication skills.

  • Experience with spatial analysis and visualization software such as CAD, Civil 3D, and GIS.

  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed.

  • Willingness and ability to perform field tasks and oversight.

  • 40 hr. HAZWOPER is a plus.

  • Valid U.S. driver's license.


  • Market-Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More

  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Rewards and Recognition

  • 401(k) and GEI-Funded Profit Sharing

  • And More

Physical Job Requirements






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Keyboard use/repetitive motion


Taste or smell (taste=never)


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Accurate 20/40

Very Accurate 20/20

Not Applicable

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Far Vision




Not Applicable

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)


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Not Applicable

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Environmental Requirements

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Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

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Uneven surfaces or elevations


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