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Job Description

  Job TypeFull-timeDescriptionPosition 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.
Primary 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 senior leadership.

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

RequirementsOur 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 a relevant field, Ph.D. preferred
  • Experience: 5-7+ years
  • 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

 Benefits:Our most important asset is our employees. The health and well-being of our employees and their families are our top priority. We provide a comprehensive benefit package for individuals and families, including:

  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Medical Leave
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care Expenses
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Wellness Plan 
  • Health Club Membership Reimbursement
  • College Savings Plan (Section 529)
  • Incentives for attaining professional registration

Who We Are ENGEO strives to create a positive, family-oriented, and innovative environment, where employees are engaged and excellence-driven. As an ENGEO team member, you will have access to mentorships, international opportunities, fun social events, and generous benefit packages. Here, you will receive exposure to a wide variety of projects, help to serve those around you and drive business success.  
What We Do Founded in 1971, ENGEO is an employee-owned firm of approximately 400+ geotechnical and civil engineers, geologists, hydrologists, water resources engineers, environmental scientists, and construction-phase field representatives. ENGEO serves a diverse range of clients and projects and has offices located throughout California, Nevada, New Zealand, Guam, and Australia.We appreciate your interest in ENGEO. Salary DescriptionApproximate Salary Range: $90,000 - $130,000