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Geotechnical Engineer (Mid-Level)


 Haley & Aldrich is a 600+ person national engineering and environmental consulting firm with creative, technically strong staff who want to work in a collaborative environment to deliver exceptional value to our clients. We look for professionals with a passion for solving even the most complex client problems. This problem-solving ability and opportunity to be a change agent is a vital part of our culture, no matter what level or role a staff member holds.

We are looking to add new talent to our growing team! We are currently seeking a Technical Specialist to work in a technical support role with highly skilled professionals on diverse project teams in a dynamic environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing group and company and get involved in a variety of projects for a diverse range of clients. This is a full-time position located in our McLean, VA office.


The successful candidate will:

Prepare technically accurate documents as independently as possible, while adhering to project scopes and budgets

Supervise diverse project teams and provide meaningful technical guidance and mentoring to lower level staff

Conduct routine inspection, synthesis, and analysis using approved procedures appropriate for their discipline

Perform field investigations and construction monitoring, working directly with subcontractors and constructors

Reduce, analyze, manage and report field, instrumentation, geological, and/or environmental data

Contribute to proposals and cost estimates

Prepare reports and other client deliverables

Oversee the safe execution of all phases of projects to meet the client’s objectives as well as company goals for revenue generation and profitability


Must have a Bachelor and Master degree in civil, geotechnical, or geological engineering with an emphasis in geochemistry and hydrogeology is strongly preferred.

Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience including the preparation of engineering packages and supporting engineering analysis/consulting for site civil development

Project management of several mine waste (tailings, slag, waste rock) soil contamination delineation investigations is a plus

A past background with the in-field construction of civil engineering/site development/waste management projects is a plus.

Possess project management capabilities and experience to effectively work with multi-discipline technical teams and projects.

Ability to succeed in a team-oriented environment, interfacing with a variety of different groups, to accomplish project objectives.

Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols.

Excellent thinking, written and verbal communication skills.

Computer Skills – Strong computer literacy skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project, as well as AutoCAD.

Ability to travel throughout the continental US, at least 25%.

About Haley & Aldrich

Haley & Aldrich is a nation-wide community, richly connected by networks of extraordinary people who seek to make the world a better place. We believe in creating potential through our people. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can collaborate, fully engage, learn and put your expertise to work to handle important challenges, we want to talk with you! We offer excellent career growth, a highly competitive total compensation plan and a solid benefits package that includes; health, dental, vision; Short-Term/Long-Term Disability; 401K with match; generous vacation plan and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; long-term care and more. Interested candidates should apply online at

Haley & Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, veteran or any other legally protected status.