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Job Description

Take Your Design Career to the Next Level  Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Design team is looking for you! From bridge and structural engineering to civil, electrical, mechanical, and process engineering, Kleinfelder's collaborative Design Services create synergy across multiple disciplines.     Step into Your New Role  Kleinfelder is seeking an Entry-Level Civil / Geotechnical Engineer with 0 to 3 years' experience to join us in our Exton, PA office. Travel to project sites and other Kleinfelder offices is required. Overnight travel for drilling and construction observation assignments should be expected for about 50 percent of the applicant's time.  The Exton office offers a wide range of challenging project work and a great opportunity to develop professionally. Skills required for this position include:

  • strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • the ability to organize priorities and multi-task effectively, and
  • a thirst to learn and achieve continuous improvement in a team environment.
  • a can-do attitude and problem-solving mindset are essential.
  • a BS in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering with EIT.  

 The candidate should have at a minimum, experience in, or the ability to readily learn, all basic components of the delivery of a fundamental geotechnical investigation including:

  • organization and performance of the field investigation,
  • logging of geotechnical borings and test pits including soil and rock classification,
  • assignment of the appropriate laboratory testing,
  • performance of the associated engineering analyses under the guidance of a professional engineer,
  • preparation of the geotechnical report,
  • ability to work with design teams to incorporate geotechnical aspects into site designs, and
  • demonstrate experience with, or the ability to readily learn earthwork and foundation construction observation.  

 The candidate may have experience in other aspects of civil engineering including:

  • geotechnical laboratory testing,
  • site grading,
  • erosion and sedimentation control, and
  • stormwater management.  

 Experience with gINT, Lpile, SlopeW and CAD software is preferred. A BS in Geological/Civil Engineering with EIT is required and MS in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.   Move Forward with Kleinfelder Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.   Progress with an Employer that Values You Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:  Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. Salary Range: $19 - $31 per hour Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.   Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)   NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES  Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.