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Senior Design Specialist Geotechnical - Turner Engineering Group 4/22/2019

Turner New York, NY

New York, NY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Position Description:

critical geotechnical engineering analysis and input to lead and perform
technical reviews, mitigate potential design risk, identify and solve construction
challenges, and generate optimization opportunities for pursuit and execution
of design-build and design-bid-build system projects.

Reports To:

President-Structural Engineering and Chief Geotechnical Engineer of Turner
Engineering Group

Essential Duties and

and performs advanced technical reviews of projects to assess constructability,
examine design details, perform quantity takeoffs, and recommend construction
sequencing and logistics.Review
and evaluate project specific designs, program intent, contractual obligations,
division of responsibilities, and deliverables. Review
and assess project documentation such as geotechnical engineering reports,
seismic hazard reports, drawings, basis of design documents, specifications,
calculations, and shop drawings. Analyze
elements of the subsurface investigations, geotechnical recommendations,
foundation systems, and temporary construction systems (excavation support,
dewatering, underpinning, etc.) developed to date, establish sufficiency of
design, and identify means of optimizing design and construction components.Leads
development of potential solutions to the design/construction team and presents
for design optimization, risk management challenges, and constructability
review and guidance for project non-conformances and operations issues.Documents
geotechnical review activities in formal report formats, technical memoranda, Bluebeam
Studio sessions, and spreadsheet-based comment lists.Present
all findings to project team and track implementation into overall design,
follows major elements into construction.Establish
constructive and effective relationships with internal and external project
team members, subcontractors, and clients to facilitate understanding and
influence design and project development.Partners
with linked design disciplines, e.g. structural, architecture, code-compliance,
building envelope and fa ade, MEFP, vertical transportation, acoustics, and
fire to improve the coordination of design concepts. Develop
cost proposals and scope of work for requested deliverables, develop
appropriate estimate of hours for tasks.Weekly
assembly of summary of activities and workload, identify bandwidth of staff
hour availability.Leads
project-specific team of other specialists including other disciplines as required.Business
Development responsibilities, including meeting with design teams, developers,
and Business Units to identify our abilities for potential opportunities.

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor