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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 currently seeking an Associate Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing New York City office.  The ideal candidate brings significant consulting experience and client relationships to provide leadership, strategic direction, and cutting-edge technical support to increase our client base in the New York City area and direct the geotechnical aspects of projects across multiple market sectors focused on building and infrastructure development.  We look for creative professionals to work on complex projects with collaborative, multidisciplinary project teams. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated problem solver capable of working with minimal direction to solve problems and direct the creation of technically accurate deliverables to meet client needs. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team, while advancing your career with a leading national engineering and consulting firm.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:
Business Development:

  • Personally engage in developing and executing strategic geotechnical engineering consulting work with identified existing and target clients totaling at least $750,000 in net revenue annually.
  • Actively participate in at least two professional organizations focused on the market area and/or issues faced by our clients.
  • Have a passion and demonstrated success for developing business with new clients and continuing to foster trusted relationships with existing clients.
  • Develop annual client action plans, estimate client revenue and profits to support strategy deployment, and lead pursuits with project team members.
  • Develop and implement business strategies to meet stated business metric goals for our the New York City area in cooperation with other offices and senior management.
  • Prepare proposals and obtain mutually agreeable contracts.

Project Delivery:

  • Direct and execute and geotechnical engineering consulting projects, acting as the main client contact for any work attained.
  • Oversee the safe execution of all phases of a project to meet the client’s objectives, as well as company goals for revenue generation and profitability.
  • Demonstrate strong technical competence in the services required by the client.
  • Manage all phases and aspects of projects to address client goals and objectives.
  • Direct the execution of projects to meet technical, quality, budgetary and scheduling requirements.
  • Mentor staff through a “learn-by- doing” model.
  • Coordinate with client representatives and external stakeholders.
  • Work cooperatively in a team- based environment.


  • Master’s degree in civil engineering with a focus in geotechnical engineering.
  • More than 12 years of experience in strategic geotechnical engineering consulting in the New York City market.
  • A minimum of 3 years in a project management role.
  • Professional engineering registration in NY.
  • Project experience and established relationships with owners and A/E firms in the New York City area.
  • Demonstrated track record of selling at least $750,000 in annual net revenue for consulting work.
  • Strong track record of:
    • Developing and maintaining client relationships; and
    • Recruiting and mentoring staff in support of business growth and service delivery goals.
  • Experience in designing and executing subsurface investigations, engineering analyses and preparation of contract documents for a range of project and client types.
  • Ability to work successfully in a single profit center, team- oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient at writing, reviewing, and editing technical reports to meet scope and quality objectives, and client expectations.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Some travel for business development and collaboration across offices may be required.

About Haley & AldrichHaley & 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 $84,000 - $126,000 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