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Job Description

Job Description:

Location: San Ramon, CAApproximate Salary Range: $68,000 - $90,000Position Summary: As an ENGEO Geotechnical Engineer with a specialty in Numerical Modeling, we would love to see you come in and hit the ground running. While working with ENGEO’s Senior and Principal leaders, you will gain geotechnical experience working on a wide variety of challenging, world-renowned projects. You will be encouraged and supported to manage increasingly complex and seismically challenging projects.“Working at ENGEO is like choosing your own adventure. With the wealth of technical knowledge and real-world experience that the ENGEO team provides, I can safely explore a myriad of projects that will help me grow as a young engineer and leader.” - Lydia Kelley, Staff EngineerPrimary Responsibilities

  • Use numeric modeling to develop engineering recommendations for design and construction of private and public projects
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city agents, project managers (locally and in other regional offices), and peers.
  • Perform well-defined field, analytical, and project administrative responsibilities with direction and encouragement from project managers and senior staff
  • May be assigned increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from project management.

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:

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Robust understanding of numerical modeling such as the finite element method (FEM) and/or finite difference method (FDM), including:
    • Boundary conditions
    • Wave propagation
    • Constitutive models
    • Working knowledge of FEM and/or FDM software programs such as PLAXIS, FLAC, LS-DYNA, or equivalent programs in 2D and 3D
    • Robust knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering fundamentals and Soil-Structure Interaction
    • Coding capability in Python and/or Matlab

All Candidate Criteria

  • Education: M.S. degree in relevant field, PhD preferred
  • Earthquake engineering knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and GIS experience a plus
  • Robust writing and communicative skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment
  • Have the ability to work and succeed as a team also while being resourceful when working alone