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Job Description

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., (GZA) has an opening for an entry-level Geotechnical Engineer or Geologist to support our geotechnical engineering, natural resources and environmental practice areas in our Portland, Maine Office. A strong academic record and willingness to learn are essential qualities for this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform outdoor, all-season field tasks such as test boring inspection, rock mapping and construction monitoring

Work with project teams on geotechnical engineering, natural resources and environmental projects that involve field work, data evaluation and engineering analysis for dam, transportation, building, waterfront, energy and other infrastructure projects.

Typical Duties May Include:

Layout, observation and documentation of test borings and other subsurface investigation of soil and groundwater;

Conducting in-situ and foundation tests, and mapping of bedrock exposures in connection with building and infrastructure projects.

Monitoring and documenting geotechnical and/or environmental aspects of investigations and construction projects.

Writing field reports documenting activities.

Interpreting construction plans and specifications


BS degree in Civil Engineering with a geotechnical, engineering

geology focus required.

1 to 2 years relevant work experience is preferred.

Strong communication, problem solving and organizational skills.

Ability to perform field tasks and activities that may include working with fall protection and/or rappelling.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Out of town travel is expected. Candidate must have consistent

means of transportation to/from project sites.

Out of town assignments may be expected. Candidate must have consistent means of transportation to/from project sites and client meetings.

About GZA:

Professional development and enrichment

Exciting and friendly work environment

Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan

Technical training

GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years of providing innovative engineering solutions to improve the natural and built environment. We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

Department: Geotechnical

This is a full time position

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