MWH seeks geotechnical engineer for dams, hydro projects in Oregon

International engineer MWH invites applications for a senior geotechnical engineer to work on dams, reservoirs, hydroelectric projects, tunnels, and underground structures for water resources projects.

U.S.-based MWH Global is a strategic consulting, technical engineering, and construction services firm with 7,500 employees. Under leadership of MWH Global Chairman Alan J. Krause, MWH has increased its presence to more than 30 countries on six continents, with a focus on developing hydroelectric resources in a responsible manner. Earlier this year, MWH recruited a field engineer – electrical/mechanical for the 105-MW Meldahl project on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

MWH now seeks a senior geotechnical engineer to participate in field investigations, planning, studies, detailed analyses, design, and construction services for various domestic and international water resources projects. Qualifications include a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering or related field with two years’ related experience, and knowledge of geotechnical engineering, soil and rock mechanics, seismology, hydrology, slope stability analysis, static and dynamic finite element modeling, and seismic analysis and evaluation.

Applications may be submitted via the MWH Internet site,, under Careers, Job Search, USA, Search Openings, Keyword 5083BR.

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