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Job Description

Looking for a place to expand your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems and contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm? Geosyntec’s Austin, Texas office is the place for you! We’re looking for an experienced civil or geotechnical engineer to join our geoenvironmental and geotechnical engineering practice. You will apply your engineering skills to projects involving landfill design and construction support, geotechnical and environmental site investigations, civil design, geotechnical analysis, streambank stabilization, and environmental site closure while further developing the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Some of the key responsibilities for the experienced civil / geotechnical engineer position include:

Performing and managing civil design, landfill design, and site layout;

Performing and managing geotechnical, geoenvironmental, and civil engineering field investigations and analyses;

Performing and managing geotechnical engineering analyses such as slope stability, settlement, and seepage;

Preparing and coordinating the integration of design calculations, drawings, technical specification, construction cost estimates, reports, and permit applications;

Performing and managing fieldwork associated with civil and landfill construction projects;

Managing projects successfully to achieve goals for technical excellence, budget control, schedule compliance, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;

Business development, including obtaining repeat business from existing clients, leading proposal preparation, and developing and implementing a business development plan; and

Staff management and mentoring.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your current level of experience, you may be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, staff management, and mentoring tasks. Here are some other things you should know about a typical experienced civil / geotechnical engineer position with Geosyntec:

Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.

Fieldwork: Up to 20%

Overnight travel: Up to 20%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.


BS degree in civil engineering. (required)

Advanced degree in civil or geotechnical engineering. (preferred)

At least 6 to 10 years of directly relevant prior experience in a consulting setting. (required)

Knowledge of geotechnical fieldwork activities including drilling and sampling programs, construction management, and construction quality assurance. (required)

Experience in civil design and site layout. (required)

Experience in geotechnical engineering analyses (e.g., slope stability, settlement, bearing capacity, seepage). (preferred)

Experience in engineering feasibility studies, conceptual and detailed design, cost estimating, engineering analyses, construction bid document preparation, and construction support. (required)

Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)

Currrent P.E. registration in Texas. (required)

Prior OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training. (preferred)

Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.