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Job Description


Geocomp is seeking a staff level engineer with a geotechnical or civil engineering background to be based out of our Acton, MA office. Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in site exploration and civil/foundation construction oversight, with geotechnical design experience a plus.

When you join Geocomp, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and who have a desire to learn, grow and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in Geocomp’s environment.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

In this role you will be required to travel locally to perform construction monitoring and documentation activities, field reconnaissance, geotechnical drilling and sampling, installation of geotechnical instrumentation, and surveying. Office work may include slope stability analysis and design of site civil and geotechnical structures such as earth retention structures, deep and shallow foundations, earth and/or refuse dams, and storm drainage structures

Promote positive and effective health and safety practices ensuring that standards and requirements are met

Manage client relationships and meet client expectations

Physical working conditions:

This work requires some lifting of heavy objects as well as exposure to outdoor site conditions – noise, dust, equipment exhaust, hazardous materials, outdoor weather conditions.


Desired Skills and Experience:

Education: BA/BS Degree in Civil Engineering (M.S in Geotechnical Preferred)

Experience: 2+ years’ experience in field and construction oversight; E.I.T. preferred

Desirable: Master’s Degree in related field. Professional Engineer, (EI)

About Geocomp:

Geocomp provides products and services to help clients manage risk associated with the subsurface elements of infrastructure. We specialize in the engineering and control of risk for construction below the ground surface for all types of structures. We excel on tough projects with challenging subsurface conditions and requirements. Additionally, Geocomp manufactures highly versatile automated geotechnical testing systems that have been successfully used for more than thirty years for production, teaching and research. Geocomp's strong reputation for solving our clients' complex engineering problems provides employees with many opportunities for professional development and individual growth.

Geocomp is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.