Civil/Geotechnical Engineer (Wind and Solar) - U.S.

Tasks May Include: (Essential roles, responsibilities and activities a candidate may expect)

  • Review of design drawings and calculations for Wind and Solar Energy foundations support systems, to support project financing.
  • Development of geotechnical engineering analysis tools for soil-structure interaction, settlement, bearing capacity and other geotechnical aspects of foundation design analyses.
  • Evaluation of pre-market design concepts for Wind and Solar Energy support systems.
  • Evaluation and root cause analyses of Wind and Solar Energy geotechnical failures.
  • Observation and documentation of Wind and Solar Energy construction.

Position Qualifications

Requirements:  (Mandatory qualifications for this position)


  • BSc in Civil Engineer is required
  • MS in Geotechnical Engineering is required
  • 2 to 5 years of geotechnical engineering design including at least 2 years of design of electrical transmission, wind or solar energy structural systems.
  • P.E. or P.Eng. License (licensed as a P.E or P.Eng strongly preferred but ability to obtain the license within a 6-month period will also be considered).
  • Proficiency in IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, ACI, NBCC, EuroCode and other common structural design codes.
  • Proficiency in MathCad, LPile, slope stability and other common structural analysis programs.
  • Understanding of foundation systems for utility scale onshore wind turbines.
  • Understanding of common Solar PV foundation systems and geotechnical aspects of design.
  • Understanding of typical construction methods for Wind and Solar Energy.
  • Proven HSE mindset and demonstrated behavior-based safety mentality
  • Able to work independently, and make independent decisions when called for.
  • Able to work with a geographically diverse team, within North America and internationally.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule and be able to keep in contact with international offices.
  • 25 percent domestic travel (US and Canada), and must also be able to travel internationally.
  • Must be able to use common construction personal protective equipment, walk over uneven terrain, climb ladders.
  • Suitable MVR,
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Preferred Skills (Not Required): (what qualifications would be helpful?)

  • Geotechnical Engineer (G.E.) License.
  • Proficiency in Plaxis, FLAC, or other geotechnical finite element analyses
  • Prior research or design experience with reinforced concrete wind turbine foundations.
  • Prior research or design experience with of Solar PV structural support systems.
  • Second language, Spanish or other
Application Deadline:

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Corporate / senior

9665 Chesapeake Dr #435, San Diego, CA 92123

San Diego , United States


United States

San Diego


Corporate / senior

Application Deadline:

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