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Job Description

  If you are looking for a home for the best years of your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals, Geosyntec is the place for you! We’re looking for a Mid-Level / Project Geotechnical or Geological Engineer to join our geohazard management practice in Milwaukee, WI. This position is well-suited for a talented, highly experienced individual who is interested in being a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects involving pipeline systems, dams, dikes, and levees, mines, and other infrastructure.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 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leadership of teams carrying out geotechnical site characterization;
  • Geotechnical design for geohazard mitigation along pipeline systems, including landslides and stream crossings;
  • Development and management of instrumentation monitoring systems;
  • Managing multiple projects within the scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensuring quality standards on project deliverables;
  • Managing the overall delivery of projects including, project planning and controls, financial management, change management, risk management, and contract/subcontract management;
  • Effectively stewarding and building client relationships to repeat business;
  • Assisting with developing business opportunities with new and existing clients and preparing associated proposals; and
  • Assisting with preparation of engineering reports, design calculations, drawings, and technical specifications.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. We operate under a sell-manage-do culture, and so we expect that you’d work on challenging technical projects while leveraging your existing knowledge and experience to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities through business development and client management.Here are some other things you should know about a typical practitioner 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 35%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 30%

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.EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

  • Bachelor's degree in civil, geotechnical, or geological engineering or a related field. (required) 
  • Advanced degree in earth science, engineering, or a related field. (preferred)
  • Professional registration (i.e., P.E.). (preferred)


  • At least 5 years (7+ preferred) of directly relevant experience in a consulting environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required) 
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in mitigation of landslide geohazards in the energy sector. (preferred)
  • Experience in developing and executing geotechnical investigation programs. (required)
  • Experience managing the overall delivery of projects including, project planning and controls, financial management, change management, risk management, and contract/subcontract management. (required) 
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required) 
  • Ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and travel. (required)
  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required) 

CULTURE/EEO STATEMENT  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 Geosyntec family of companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, domestic partner status, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
The EEOC Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency policies are available here:Geosyntec is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call (561) 995-0900 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.