With a national footprint and six decades of field experience, Schnabel is a leading-edge earth-retention contractor and foundation construction company. A design-build enterprise, we prioritize innovation and operational efficiency as a proven pathway to success. We also prioritize our people, because we know they are the reason we advance and thrive.

At Schnabel, we employ more than 200 skilled professionals who all play invaluable roles in our geostructural projects. To ensure that we attract the right talent, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and uniquely rewarding career opportunities in engineering and construction management. These include:

Construction Operating Engineer

Operating engineers install piling and tiebacks, for excavation support. Main required skills include safely and productively operating drills, along with cranes and excavation equipment as necessary for the installation of sheeting and shoring.

In addition to operating machinery, operating engineers may be responsible for handling, hoisting or moving objects, repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment, or running large pumps or air compressors.


GeoStructural Design Engineer

The geo-structural design engineer works with project managers and estimators to develop solutions to our clients’ needs. The ideal design engineer has both academic and field experience. The design engineer works closely with others and communicates with a variety of people.


Field Engineer

This position will allow you to learn how to direct and coordinate a project in accordance with plans, specifications, and agreed-upon construction procedures, within budget and on schedule. The field engineer works closely with our foremen, field superintendents, and project managers across all disciplines of the project they are assigned.


Project Manager, Pre-Construction

Senior project managers, pre-construction work within the sales/pre-construction group to develop solutions to clients’ needs. The senior project manager has extensive field and estimating experience. They analyze drawings and specifications, develop a scope of work, and prepare detailed estimates for specialty geotechnical projects, including cost and schedules. They work closely with the pre-construction team and communicate with developers, contractors, consultants and other outside team members.


Project Manager, Operations

Project managers are responsible for supervising and managing all aspects of the projects they are assigned to, so construction work is completed in accordance with plans, specifications, and corporate standards. They plan, organize, direct, and coordinate all activities concerning the project, so the work is performed safely and completed on schedule and within budget.

Project managers participate in regional planning, personnel development, and product improvement. They should understand the needs of all stakeholders in the project and bring people together to accomplish objectives and solve problems. They should also develop new ideas for improving our processes and cultivate relationships with customers to develop future business opportunities.


Geotechnical Construction Project Manager

Geotechnical construction project managers specialize in geotechnical and structural analysis and design. They work primarily within the local region, but also provide support and partake in other project opportunities throughout the country for learning and development. A geotechnical construction project manager’s duties include estimating, budgeting, procurement, equipment coordination, managing schedules, and project coordination.


If you have a passion for working in the construction industry and a desire to further your career, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team.