Ready to jump into the field of Geotechnical engineering? This is the perfect opportunity for someone who has completed a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and wants to build a strong foundation for their career. At ENGEO, you will be encouraged and supported to grow personally and professionally through mentorships and other learning opportunities.Approximate Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000Position Summary: Our field-focused Staff Engineers embrace ENGEO’s culture of continuous learning and can-do spirit. You’ll collaborate with ENGEO’s experienced Geotechnical Engineers and Geologists, our Construction Services Representatives, your peers, contractors, and clients to solve challenges and ensure projects run smoothly. In short, you’ll interact with all stakeholders of a geotechnical project daily. ENGEO’s wide variety of challenging projects will keep you on your toes!"I have gotten amazing opportunities to push what I have learned and to learn from others. Each day I have gotten stronger as an engineer and as a person by the challenges presented to me." - Taylor Strack, Senior EngineerPrimary Responsibilities
- Perform field geotechnical engineering observation work for ENGEO projects working under the guidance of industry-leading geotechnical engineers and geologists: exploratory logging, deep foundation construction, shoring installations, ground improvement, grading operations, and more.
- Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city inspectors, project managers (locally and in other regional offices) and other internal team members.
- Perform well-defined analytical and project administrative responsibilities with direction and encouragement from project management.
- Transportation/delivery of samples for laboratory testing as needed.
- Use GIS technology and smartphone/tablet to create accurate and detailed documentation during the testing and observation process.
- Learn increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from experienced engineers and geologists.
A few Notable Projects
- Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Los Angeles, CA
- Multiple Technology Campuses for Google, YouTube, and Facebook, Bay Area, CA
- Oceanwide Center, San Francisco, CA
- Metro Purple Line Extension, Los Angeles, CA
- Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth, New Zealand
- Transmission Gully Highway, Wellington, New Zealand
- Kaikoura Earthquake rehabilitation of State Highway and Railway, South Island, New Zealand
Experience and Skills:
All Candidate Criteria
- Education: B.S. degree in Civil, Geological Engineering, or Mining Engineering (required)
- Comfortable spending majority of work hours outdoors at project sites
- Personal vehicle for driving onto jobsites (truck or SUV)
- Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment
- Ability to work and succeed as part of a team also while being resourceful when working alone in the field
- Available to work overtime
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Our Ideal Candidate
- 1-3 years-professional/relevant internship/field experience
- Desire to pursue a Master’s in Geotechnical Engineering
- Basic knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals and soil mechanics
- Positive attitude with a desire to continually learn and grow
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Driven to go above and beyond in client service