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Job Description

The Structures Division provides engineering services with emphasis on investigation of deteriorated structures, repair and rehabilitation, and new design of constructed works. The ideal candidate will support the continued development of a wide array of geotechnical and geostructural services within SGH. S/he will be expected to support our design, investigation, and repair work by conducting geotechnical and geostructural analyses, preparing drawings and specifications, researching technical issues, writing reports, conducting field visits, and performing construction administration activities.


Perform analyses of deep and shallow foundation systems, earth-retaining structures, excavation-support systems, soil settlement, slope stability, soil dynamics and earthquake engineering, groundwater flow and seepage, and asphalt and concrete pavement.

Assist senior staff in preparing reports.

Prepare drawings and project specifications suitable for construction.

Observe construction activities, document field conditions, and assist senior staff in investigating failures.

Review submittals, requests for information, and contractor change orders during construction.

Job Requirements

M.S. or M.E. in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Geotechnical or GeoStructural Engineering.

Combined interest in geotechnical and structural engineering.

0-2 years of relevant engineering experience.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

E.I.T. preferred.

Interest in obtaining P.E. or S.E. license within 4 years.

Commitment to meet deadlines.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Familiarity with computer analysis software (e.g. GEOSLOPE Suite, Slide, Plaxis, LPILEplus, GRLWEAP, CIVILTech Shoring, DeepEX, AutoCAD, Mathcad, SAP, RISA, RAM, etc.).

Willingness to travel to out-of-state project sites on occasion and ability to travel to remote job sites not accessible by public transportation.

Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, and Washington DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. SGH considers all qualified applicants, and we encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply.