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Job Description

 POSITION: Senior Geotechnical Engineer  (Denver, CO)

About the Company:  Our client is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering and testing firm of 1,000 employees with offices located in ten states. As a part of their exciting growth initiatives, they are continuing to build relationships in emerging markets and recruiting new talent. Their dedication to being the Employer of Choice is instrumental in achieving their goal of becoming the Consultant of Choice. By hiring the best people and helping each other grow both professionally and personally, they ensure a bright future for their employee owners and clients.   

About the Role:  As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer you’ll develop and maintain client relationships and work with clients to get their projects done on time and on budget, while exceeding expectations. As a client-focused technical leader, you will truly have a say in growing and building a dynamic group. And you’ll work with an engaged team focused on finding creative solutions to complex geotechnical problems for a wide variety of clients.


  •  Develop and maintain internal and external client relationships, including project and non-project related face-to-face meetings
  • Able to bring in existing client relationships as well as identify and pursue additional business development opportunities
  • Leadership of a technical or project related team
  • Prepare proposals for moderate to complex geotechnical and construction materials testing projects
  • Develop and execute project scope
  • Prepare complex engineering reports giving professional opinions and practical geotechnical solutions
  • Perform engineering analysis using company and industry methodologies and standards
  • Provide work direction and train junior engineering staff   

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in geotechnical, civil, or related engineering program required
  • Six or more years of experience performing work as a geotechnical engineer
  • Five or more years of Colorado specific engineering experience
  • Project management and managing client relationships
  • Lead and provide work directions to junior engineers
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Professional Engineer registration/licensure (or ability to obtain within 3 months)
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds on a periodic basis
  • Ability to work 45 – 60 hours per week as necessary in accordance with job/services provided to customers
  • Direct CMT Experience preferred
  • Leadership or Supervisory experience preferred
  • Industry association involvement or industry relationships  

Skills & Attributes:

  • Driven for success
  • Attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Highly organized and ability to prioritize work
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Ability to create, maintain, and communicate project budgets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Travel up to 15% of time
  • Ability to manage complex projects   

Company Benefits:

  •   Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental
  • Paid time off/volunteer time off
  • 401k with company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Technical training and career development resources
  • Wellness program