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Job Description


Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice. This position is for support of our full breadth of geotechnical engineering services with flexibility to be located in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Wenatchee, or Bellingham.

Aspect’s geotechnical engineering staff collaborate on a wide variety of public and private infrastructure projects including; steep slope sensitive areas floodplain and natural habitat restoration, transportation, water and wastewater conveyance and treatment, urban infill and redevelopment, Our geotechnical engineers are supported by a diverse and talented group of engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, water resource engineers, CAD/GIS professionals, and technical editors and conversely, our geotechnical engineers also support dynamic projects within Aspect’s environmental and water resource practices. See our Case Studies ( for a sampling of project types.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in geotechnical or geological engineering

0 to 10 years of professional experience, preferably in consulting

EIT or PE registration

Field exploration and instrumentation experience

Experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions

Experience operating commonly utilized geotechnical analysis software for field data reduction, slope stability, foundation and shoring design, seismic analysis, etc.

Geotechnical design experience (AutoCAD capabilities are a plus)

Construction phase field experience

Proactive, self-motivated, continuously-learning, can-do mentality

High-quality standards and an eye for detail

Good organizational skills and focused task manager

Project management experience

Client-focused thinker

Clear writing and excellent communication skills

Ability to travel for project work and collaboration across Washington and Oregon

Workplace Setting:

Available positions in our downtown Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Wenatchee, or Bellingham office

Interactive team of 105+ professionals across seven offices in Washington and Oregon

Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Why Aspect?

Active, Engaged, Growing. Aspect Consulting is the home of regionally-focused earth+water specialists in hydrogeology, geology, environmental remediation, and engineering. Ranging in technical complexity, a diverse blend of public and private projects provides you a balance between applied problem solving, technical analysis, and design. Our geotechnical engineers tackle everything including (but certainly not limited to):

Levee design and floodplain improvement projects

Roadway improvements including new bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and utility corridors

Urban redevelopment projects centered around deep excavations, shoring walls, and complex foundations

Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) and infiltration evaluations

Landslide evaluations and stabilization designs including soldier pile walls, mechanically stabilized earth systems, anchored shotcrete and mesh, horizontal drains, spiral nails, and other innovative solutions

Public facilities like schools, operations centers, reservoirs, and pump stations

Private developments ranging from single-family residence to new, low-income housing to large-scale commercial office and warehouse space

For ambitious entry-level and seasoned practice builders alike, Aspect offers a supportive, collaborative workplace designed to help you thrive and grow professionally.

Aspect offers a competitive benefits package and incentive compensation system to reward the collective team and recognize individual contributors. Aspect Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.