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Job Description


GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer in our Trumbull/Glastonbury, CT offices.  The successful candidate must have a solid educational background and be self-motivated with a professional attitude.  They will join our team of engineers that work on a variety of projects including geotechnical explorations, foundations, ground improvement, and field monitoring.  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of project managers and/or principals.   Between field work projects, you will work in a professional office setting, preparing detailed and accurate field documentation, data analysis and reporting. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Planning subsurface explorations, including appropriate subsurface testing and investigation of soil and bedrock in connection with foundation design & construction projects
  • Performing field tasks such as test boring and test pit inspection, in-situ testing, and construction observation
  • Evaluating field data and performing engineering analyses/calculations
  • Writing drafts of field and engineering reports, technical specifications, and other technical documents
  • Communicating effectively and efficiently with contractors, clients, and team members
  • GZA emphasizes a One Company environment, and as a member of our team, you may be asked to assist on projects and tasks outside of your primary responsibilities

 Typical Duties May Include:

  • Conducting in-situ and foundation tests and subsurface investigation of soil and groundwater in connection with building and infrastructure projects
  • Conducting technical analyses/calculations
  • Performing engineering computation and analysis of subsurface data
  • Writing drafts of field and engineering reports, technical specifications, and related bid documents
  • Developing construction plans
  • Preparing construction cost/quantity estimates
  • Performing geotechnical computer modeling. Experience with geotechnical engineering programs including SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, L-pile and Plaxis is preferred


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Geological, or Geotechnical Engineering (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical capabilities
  • Ability to follow directions, and work independently or in a team setting
  • Effective communication skills, problem-solving skills, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing

 About GZA:

  • Professional development and enrichment
  • Exciting work environment
  • Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401k retirement plan

 GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of more than 50 years of providing innovative engineering solutions to improve the natural and built environment. We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.