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Job Description

Level: Entry-Level

Job Location: Seattle or Bainbridge Island, WA

Date: 10/16/2019


Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Infrastructure Practice. This position is to support our full breadth of geotechnical engineering and engineering geology services in our Seattle- or Bainbridge Island-based offices. The successful candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to launch their career, gain valuable experience, and develop consulting skills to become an integral part of Aspect’s team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in geotechnical engineering

0 to 3 years of professional experience, preferably in consulting

Preferred EIT registration

Field exploration and instrumentation experience

Education and/or experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions and utilizing related software a plus

Construction phase field experience

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

Good organizational skills and focused task manager

Client-focused thinker

Clear writing and excellent communication skills

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

Workplace Setting:

Available position in our downtown Seattle or Bainbridge Island office

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

Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Aspect’s geotechnical engineers collaborate on a wide variety of public and private projects including:

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

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

Public facilities such as schools, emergency operation centers, water supply reservoirs, pump stations, and utility transmission pipelines

Private developments ranging from single-family residences, to urban-renewal and low-income housing, to large-scale commercial office and warehouse structures

See our Case Studies for descriptions of specific projects.

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.