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Job Description

  Perform geotechnical engineering activities. Supports observation of field explorations and construction projects, ensuring that work performed is consistent with project plans and specifications as well as in accordance with safety guidelines. Completes detailed, accurate field reports and assists with coordination of field exploration programs. Gathers field data and field samples for related projects. Coordinates samples for testing. Supports the completion of permit applications, habitat/site characterization, field surveys and delineations according to appropriate federal and state guidelines. Completes engineering analyses and/or calculations within assigned discipline. Develops basic conceptual models (i.e. numerical modeling, hydraulic/hydrologic modeling, etc.) under the supervision of a licensed engineer. Assists with preparation of deliverables such as memos and reports and provides occasional quality assurance/control support. Ensures that deliverables are submitted to the project manager in a timely manner and are completed as estimated. Completes basic spatial analyses (e.g. contours, clipping, buffering). Develops project-related deliverables related to GIS data such as maps, database organization, etc. under the supervision of a licensed engineer. Assists project team members in making basic design decisions from detailed criteria provided by the senior engineer or project manager. Occasionally assists with project management. Domestic travel to project sites may be required up to 30% of the time.  Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field and 1 year of experience as a Research Assistant, as an Engineer, or in a related geotechnical/civil engineering occupation. Experience must include:

  • 6 months of experience working with MathCAD, ArcGIS, GeoStudio Suite, SupportIT, Plaxis, or other software related to the discipline of geotechnical engineering.
  • 6 months of experience performing and observing/monitoring construction activities in a geotechnical related field.

The following is also required:

  • Completion of coursework (at either an undergraduate or graduate level) covering the following topics: soil mechanics, foundation design, slope stability, and earth retaining structures.  
  • Completion of at least 1 academic year of graduate-level (Masters or Doctorate) coursework in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or a closely related subject.

All education, training and experience may be gained concurrently. Applicants must be U.S. workers (includes U.S. citizens, permanent residents, foreign nationals granted temporary residence under one of the 1986 legalization programs, refugees, and asylees).To Apply:Salary offered: $79,940/year for 40+ hours/week.  Interested applicants may submit resume and cover letter online at GeoEngineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.At GeoEngineers, investing in our people is a top priority. In addition to competitive and equitable pay, we are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including healthcare (with travel benefit for care not locally available), 401(k) with company match, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation and sick time and paid holidays, among others. View our full listing of benefits here.Our Commitment to Belonging at GeoEngineersWhen people feel they can bring their whole selves to work, that they have a voice and are supported and respected, it creates trust and a feeling of belonging— employees then flourish, grow their careers, and do the best work of their lives. A culture of belonging allows our employees to thrive and our company to prosper. This is a journey, and we are committed to doing the work, learning and evolving as we go.GeoEngineers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.GeoEngineers is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or by phone at (425) 861-6000. We will then make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.We welcome and encourage individuals from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for openings on our team. We would love for you to join us!We care about your privacy. Read GeoEngineers’ Privacy Notice for details on our personal data policies.