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Civil Engineer

Ackenheil is one of the leading Geotechnical Engineering Firms in the Pittsburgh Area. 

Ackenheil offers unmatched geotechnical and civil engineering services as well as construction inspection and field and laboratory testing of soil, rock, concrete, and asphalt. Our goal is to provide our clients with practical solutions to problems at a reasonable cost. Ackenheil’s team of experts enables us to quickly pivot and respond to our ever-changing world. The services we offer are always tailored to our clients’ needs, large or small.

Ackenheil is seeking a full-time Geotechnical Engineer Level 1 to join our Pittsburgh office. Ideal candidates will have geotechnical experience including engineering analysis, investigations, report preparation, field exploration and laboratory analysis, with background in soil mechanics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform field assignments including site reconnaissance, test boring inspection, and construction inspection.
  • Provide assistance with developing geotechnical laboratory testing programs.
  • Assist with field and laboratory testing of construction materials (soil, concrete, asphalt).
  • Evaluate ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction.
  • Perform geotechnical analysis for design and reporting
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Regularly communicate with Ackenheil Staff, Clients, and Contractors.
  • Must have valid driver’s license &and a reliable vehicle (mileage reimbursement) for use on job sites.
  • Physical ability to perform field and laboratory testing (frequently lift up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed with additional compensation.
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather in a busy construction environment.
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner.

Education Requirements:

  • Required: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical specialty

Preferred Certifications:

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification
  • Experience:
  • 0-5 years’ experience

Ackenheil offers compensation based on experience and qualifications, expense reimbursement, and a benefits package.