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Managing Geologist

Company: Exponent, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.

We employ experts from top programs at over 500 universities and from a variety of industries. We are expanding and are excited about your interest in joining our team!

Key statistics:

  • 1100+ Team members
  • 900+ Consultants
  • 550+ Ph.D.s
  • 30+ Offices globally

We are currently seeking a Managing Geologist for our Civil Engineering Practice in Los Angeles, CA. In this role you will work as part of a team to develop and execute geologic and geotechnical engineering projects. This position will provide technically challenging work with excellent opportunities to grow within the firm. Candidates should work well in teams and have proven abilities to work with and acquire clients.

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing investigations to determine causes of failure of geotechnical systems (e.g. slopes, foundations, tunnels, levees, and dams)
  • Performing peer review of geologic and geotechnical engineering documents
  • Evaluating site conditions
  • Providing geologic information for use in conceptual designs for the repair/restoration of damaged geotechnical systems

You will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Geological Sciences specializing in Engineering Geology plus 5 years' experience or Masters degree in Geological Sciences specializing in Engineering Geology or a related field from an accredited university, plus 10 years' experience
  • Experience or related coursework in Geotechnical Engineering and Groundwater/Surface Water Hydrology are a strong plus
  • Experience with GIS modeling software, graphic software, and imaging software is a strong plus
  • Ability to gather information from a wide variety of sources (e.g. field investigations, document reviews, and interviews) and to synthesize and convey technical conclusions to individuals in engineering, business, and idustry
  • Strong analytical, field investigation, and critical thinking skills and potential to develop successful client relations
  • Attention to detail, dedication to quality and accuracy, desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and effective leadership skills
  • Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals or conference proceedings or demonstrated leadership or activity in geologic professional societies, boards, or commissions
  • Record of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current licensed professional Geologist or Certified Engineering Geologist in at least one state with ability to become licensed in multiple other states

Please visit the following link to learn how Exponent and our staff are making an impact: https://info.exponent.com/our-impact

We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 (650) 688-6968 or email hr@exponent.com.

Keywords: Exponent, Inc., Los Angeles , Managing Geologist, Other , Los Angeles, California

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