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Job Description

  At Haley & Aldrich, a 900+ person national engineering and environmental consulting firm, our creative, technically strong staff work collaboratively to deliver exceptional value to clients. We look for professionals with a passion for solving complex challenges and for creating change, which is a vital part of our culture, no matter what role a staff member holds. 

We are looking to add new talent to our growing team! We are currently seeking a Geotechnical Staff Engineer to work in a technical support role with highly skilled professionals on diverse project teams in a dynamic environment.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing group and company and get involved in a variety of projects for a diverse range of clients. This is a full-time position located in our New York City office.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:

  • Observe and document field investigations and/or subsurface construction activities.
  • Summarize details, observations, technical procedures and/or project assignment requirements for senior or project personnel.
  • Partner with and support Haley & Aldrich staff members on a wide variety of the engineering aspects of the projects to address client goals and objectives.
  • Work and schedule resources collaboratively with project teams.
  • Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of geotechnical field investigation programs, including subsurface explorations and laboratory testing.
  • Compile, reduce, analyze, manage, and report field, instrumentation, and/or geological data, using spreadsheets and other tools.
  • Conduct geotechnical engineering analyses.
  • Assist in identifying technical issues and the development of geotechnical design recommendations.
  • Draft written reports, memoranda, daily/weekly field reports and specifications.
  • Contribute to development of proposals and cost estimates to clients.
  • Perform all work in accordance with company and client Health & Safety protocols.
  • Comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter.


  • Minimum B.S. degree in engineering (Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related discipline), M.S. degree in Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering strongly preferred.
  • Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer in New York State or able to get reciprocity within six months.
    3 to 10 years of related experience.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication and problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to work with project teams spread across many geographies.
  • Strong computer literacy skills including proficiency in all MS Office software and industry standard geotechnical software.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and executing subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs.
  • Experience with building foundations, deep excavations, temporary/permanent earth support, underpinning, earthwork, dewatering, settlement and slope stability, retaining walls, glacial and bedrock geology, and ground improvement techniques.
  • Ability to travel out of town for temporary work assignments.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Maintains membership in one professional society or technical organization in their discipline or primary area of technical interest.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and OSHA 10-hour Construction training.

About Haley & Aldrich

Haley & Aldrich is committed to delivering the value our clients need from their capital, operations, and environmental projects. Our one-team approach allows us to draw from our 900 engineers, scientists, and constructors in more than 35 offices for creative collaboration and expert perspectives. Since our founding in 1957, we have had one goal in all we do: deliver long-term value efficiently, no matter how straightforward or complex the challenge. Learn more at

Haley & Aldrich is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, veteran, or any other legally protected status. We offer excellent career growth, a highly competitive total compensation plan, and a solid benefits package. Interested candidates should apply on our Careers page.

The salary range for this position in New York City, NY is $75,000 - $90,000 annually. Actual compensation will be based upon a variety of factors such as education, related work experience, certificates, skills, and current market conditions. Haley & Aldrich reviews salary ranges each quarter to ensure we are competitive in the current market. 

Note to external search firms: Haley & Aldrich does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Please do not send resumes to Haley & Aldrich employees. Please work through a Talent Acquisition Manager.#LI-NL1