Parsons Corporation Geotechnical Tunnel Engineer I - San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California

Geotechnical Tunnel Engineer I - San Francisco Bay


San Francisco, California, United States

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Tunnel Geotechnical Engineer I – San Francisco Bay Area


Parsons has an immediate position open for an experienced Geotechnical Tunnel Engineer to support project work in the San Francisco Bay Area, and BART expansion projects. This role requires essential experience with tunnel operation design and engineering for various transportation projects, rail or transit.


  • Perform complex engineering tasks and deliver engineering work efficiently and accurately.

  • Perform 2D and 3D soil-structure interaction analyses and prepare design calculations.

  • Plan geotechnical site investigation program and soil testing program.

  • Prepare or assist in preparing test boring logs, fundamental engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.

  • Assists in the preparation of detailed requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts.

  • Under the guidance of a more senior engineer, assists in reviewing supplier drawing submittals and technical bid analyses.

  • Assists in the preparation and issuance of specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

  • Provides input to CAD Designer/Drafters working on the same project.

Qualifications :

  • 3 years of related geotechnical tunnel design and investigation planning experience, with experience in the Bay Area highly desirable.

  • BS in Civil Engineering with geotechnical emphasis is required.

  • MS in Geotechnical Engineering is highly desirable

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) is essential

  • PE licensure is highly desirable.

  • Efficient in modeling and designing using 2D and 3D soil-structural interaction analyses (Plaxis, FLAC, and/or others)

Good working knowledge of MS Office, industry standard geotechnical design and analysis software, and AutoCAD or Microstation

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