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Company: Intertek
Location: Bridgeport, WV
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting


In order to qualify for this assignment you must be licensed in Virginia or West Virginia.

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) is seeking geotechnical engineers and/or engineering geologists to observe, document, and develop/implement mitigation strategies and review previously planned mitigation strategies for slope instability at all MVP facilities, including:

· compressor station pads

· interconnect pads

· pipeline right-of-way

· access roads

As discussed above, MVP is seeking geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists to provide full-time geotechnical and geological oversight of the project. These will work as a team under the direction of MVP Design Engineering.

This position is responsible for conducting geotechnical engineering on local geotechnical projects. Works under the direct supervision of an experienced professional to perform assignments that include independent evaluations using standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Must be able to use judgment in making minor adoptions and modifications to these standards. May coordinate work of other technical support personnel. The job schedule may include some nights and weekends as needed.

Construction and project completion is anticipated during the third quarter of 2020. From geotechnical services start date through start of construction, geotechnical personnel will walk the pipeline route with construction personnel to identify and document existing slope instability and landslide-prone areas that were not identified in the design-phase desktop review. These areas include but are not limited to side hill construction alignment and steep slope construction areas. Following the field review and prior to construction, the geotechnical personnel will proactively work with MVP engineering and construction staff to design landslide mitigation measures for each area identified area in the field. This schedule is subject to change based on the project schedule. There may be a break between pre-construction and construction-phase work when engineering and geological services will not be required.

During construction, a geotechnical engineer or engineering geologist will be assigned to a specific pipeline construction spread (geographic area) along the route. Construction spreads range in length from 22 to 39 miles. Engineers/geologists will observe construction operations with respect to subsurface conditions, document and evaluate the implementation of all landslide mitigation measures identified prior to construction, recommend additional measures with respect to long-term slope stability, and report daily activities to MVP construction and engineering as deemed necessary and appropriate by MVP.


· Direct and execute geotechnical project assignments including engineering analysis, report preparation, field exploration and laboratory services.

· Provide project level development of proposals and reports and ensure that client commitments are met.

· Field and Laboratory Sampling and Testing

· Oversight and Testing on Geotechnical project during Design and Construction


· BS degree in Civil Engineering (MS in Geotechnical Engineering is required

· 5 years' experience in geotechnical engineering is required. Experience in geotechnical report preparation and development of appropriate geotechnical recommendations.

· Strong background in soil mechanics with extensive knowledge of geotechnical analysis and laboratory testing of soil.

· Capable of conducting and supervising field exploration activities.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

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