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Job Description

  DescriptionReady to jump into the field of Geotechnical engineering? This is the perfect opportunity for someone who has completed a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and wants to build a strong foundation for their career. At ENGEO, you will be encouraged and supported to grow personally and professionally through mentorships and other learning opportunities. 
Position Summary: Our field-focused Staff Engineers embrace ENGEO’s culture of continuous learning and can-do spirit. You’ll collaborate with ENGEO’s experienced Geotechnical Engineers and Geologists, our Construction Services Representatives, your peers, contractors, and clients to solve challenges and ensure projects run smoothly. In short, you’ll interact with all stakeholders of a geotechnical project daily. ENGEO’s wide variety of challenging projects will keep you on your toes!  
“I have gotten amazing opportunities to push what I have learned and to learn from others. Each day I have gotten stronger as an engineer and as a person by the challenges presented to me.” -  Taylor Strack, Senior Engineer 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Perform field geotechnical engineering observation work for ENGEO projects working under the guidance of industry-leading geotechnical engineers and geologists: exploratory logging, deep foundation construction, shoring installations, ground improvement, grading operations, and more.  
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city inspectors, project managers (locally and in other regional offices) and other internal team members. 
  • Perform well-defined analytical and project administrative responsibilities with direction and encouragement from project management. 
  • Transportation/delivery of samples for laboratory testing as needed. 
  • Use GIS technology and smartphone/tablet to create accurate and detailed documentation during the testing and observation process. 
  • Learn increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from experienced engineers and geologists. 

Requirements All Candidate Criteria 

  • Education: B.S. degree in Civil, Geological Engineering, or Mining Engineering (required) 
  • Comfortable spending majority of work hours outdoors at project sites 
  • Personal vehicle for driving onto jobsites
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment 
  • Ability to work and succeed as part of a team also while being resourceful when working alone in the field  
  • Available to work overtime 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite 

Our Ideal Candidate 

  • 1-3 years-professional/relevant internship/field experience 
  • Desire to pursue a Master’s in Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Basic knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals and soil mechanics 
  • Positive attitude with a desire to continually learn and grow 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Driven to go above and beyond in client service 

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 

 Benefit Highlights: 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:  

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)  
  • 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 
  • Wellness Plan 
  • Health Club Membership Reimbursement 
  • 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 DescriptionApproximately $70,000 - $78,000