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Geotechnical Assistant Project Manager


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 the culture, no matter what level or role a staff member holds.

The Building & Infrastructure Business Unit at Haley & Aldrich is growing and we currently are seeking an Assistant Project Manager/Geotechnical Engineer with strong technical skills to work in the real estate development, institutions and infrastructure markets to assist in management of projects that require site characterization, engineering design of foundations and below-grade structures, and support during construction. We offer engineers the opportunity to work on challenging geotechnical and environmental services projects for a wide range of clients. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing group and company. This position will be located in our Boston, MA office.


The successful candidate will:

Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary project teams.

Work with and support Project Managers on all aspects the project to address client goals and objectives.

Understand client needs and be able to develop strong client relationships.

Be capable of managing financial and technical aspects of project tasks.

Demonstrate very strong verbal communications and written skills including client deliverables.

Assist in project execution to meet technical, quality, budgetary, and scheduling requirements.

Direct geotechnical field observation, characterization, and testing programs.

Prepare recommendations for various foundation systems, including driven piles, drilled piers, mat foundations, micro-piles, and spread footings.

Evaluate seismic hazards including liquefaction.


B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or related field (8 years experience)

M.S. degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering highly preferred (5 years experience)

5-7 years of professional services consulting experience that includes execution of subsurface investigation programs, evaluation of geotechnical and environmental data, conducting geotechnical analyses, and presentation of technical solutions in a variety of written and oral formats

Experience with mid-and high-rise buildings; deep excavations, shoring and underpinning, mass grading, dewatering, and ground improvements techniques

Expertise and mastery of design and Building Code requirements for earthwork, shallow and deep foundations, support of excavation, and other heavy civil construction.

Basic skills in quality control, planning, cost estimating, and scheduling

Professional registration (EIT, PE) strongly preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be proficient at writing technical reports to meet scope and quality objectives and client expectations

Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in industry standard software

Strong organization skills and exceptional attention to detail is expected

Positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to see projects through to completion are a must

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.