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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 civil engineering problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We’re looking for a Junior-Level Geoenvironmental Engineer with 2+ years of experience to join our geoenvironmental practice in Oak Brook, IL. Apply your engineering skills to projects involving landfills and other water and waste containment systems; civil site design; contaminated site assessment and remediation; construction management; and forensic investigations and litigation support, 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


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

Participating on multi-disciplinary engineering projects;

Fieldwork, site investigation and characterization, such as sediment, soil, surface water, air monitoring, and groundwater sampling, drilling and contractor oversight;

Data analysis / visualization of site investigation data including use of automation scripts via Python/C++, preparing tables, maps, and figures using AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and/or Environmental Visualization Software (EVS) applications, and database management;

Monitoring/oversight of heavy geotechnical, and environmental construction projects;

Performing and reviewing engineering calculations;

Providing contamination assessment services, such as designing and implementing sampling plans, bench scale testing, and pilot test programs;

Developing construction documents;

Conducting remedy evaluation, cost estimating, design, and implementation; and

Assisting in the development of proposals and other business development activities.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture, as you kick start your career. Here are some other things you should know about a typical Junior-Level Geoenvironmental 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 50%

Overnight travel: Up to 25%

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.


Bachelor’s degree in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering. (required)

Advanced degree in geotechnical, environmental engineering. (preferred)

At least 2 years of related experience; internships and co-op experience will be considered as experience. (preferred)

Prior research experience in contaminated media or remediation technology. (preferred)

Demonstrated strong interest in civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering. (required)

Project experience involving environmental field investigations including soil sampling, groundwater and surface water monitoring, and environmental and geotechnical drilling. (preferred)

Experience with construction quality assurance and/or construction management services. (preferred

Experience with supporting field investigations and construction projects. (preferred)

Experience with modeling/design tools such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS. (preferred)

Ability to obtain professional engineering (P.E.) license registration within 4 years. (required)

Strong oral and technical writing skills. (required)

Valid U.S. driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)