Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer


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Great consulting company is looking for a lead Geotechnical Engineer!


  • Provide geotechnical engineering and design support
  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives
  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids
  • Perform geotechnical analyses including slope stability, seepage, settlement, shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, and post-tensioned slabs
  • Conduct field explorations, collect samples, analyze data and review geotechnical samples for laboratory testing
  • Demonstrate the ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Perform marketing and business development activities to develop new clients
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients
  • Ability to manage others to complete project tasks correctly and in a timely manner
  • Prepare proposals and cost estimates, track and evaluate project progress, budgets, and recommend changes as needed
  • Provide technical mentoring to internal staff
  • Contribute to geotechnical and corporate management activities and business decisions
  • Position will support a wide range of projects requiring broad knowledge and experience in geotechnical engineering, including shallow foundations; deep foundations; retaining structures; shoring; karst hazards; mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) berms/walls; slope stability; ground improvement techniques; geotechnical support of shale gas projects and solid waste projects; and others
  • Lead lower-level Engineers and Contractors for Geotechnical project delivery
  • Proactively seek improvements to the safe geotechnical construction and operation of DOT, high-rise structures, storm water ponds, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering specializing in geotechnical engineering
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience with expansive soils, shallow and deep foundations, the design of retaining walls, soil laboratory testing, and field experience related to earthwork activities and construction. Experience conducting field explorations, collecting samples, analyzing data and writing geotechnical reports
  • Proficiency in using geotechnical software
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