28 days old

Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer

American Society of Civil Engineers
Valley Forge, PA

Our Geotechnical Practice is currently seeking a self-motivated Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist, possessing 0-3 years of related experience, to join the Valley Forge, PA, office.  


What You Will Do

  • Perform geotechnical calculations for various projects and facilities including, but not limited to, shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, tieback anchors, soil nails, slope stability design and/or stabilization.
  • Assist in the preparation of geotechnical reports and documentation, correspondence, design details and drawings, proposals and specifications.
  • Perform detailed field reconnaissance and geological research to evaluate site-specific geotechnical, geologic and hydrogeologic conditions and risks.
  • Assist in the planning of subsurface explorations and laboratory testing investigations.
  • Execute subsurface investigations in support of geotechnical design and evaluation efforts, including test boring inspection, installing and monitoring instrumentation, and other data collection activities as required.
  • Compile and manage geotechnical data and prepare typed boring logs and subsurface profiles.
  • Provide construction observation support during the construction phase of projects.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering required
  • Master of Science Degree with a focus in Geotechnical or Geological Engineering preferred
  • 0-3 years of related experience
  • EIT/GIT certification preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and report writing skills
  • Project experience with bridges, roadways, retaining walls, towers, embankments, reinforced slopes, ground improvement, pavement design, and soil and/or rock slope mitigation is preferred.
  • Strong leadership ability and personal initiative. The candidate is expected to have a genuine interest in geotechnical engineering and a desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Experience with common geotechnical/geological software programs such as gINT, SLIDE, SLOPE/W, LPILE, GROUP, GRLWEAP, CRSP, RockPack, RockWorks, and DIPS is a plus.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation and ArcGIS is a plus.
  • Excellent field observation and data collection/documentation skills
  • Geotechnical field experience, including test boring inspection, test pit observation, well construction, geophysical surveys, and geological reconnaissance is a plus
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all seasons
  • Some travel required for reconnaissance, inspection and construction observation activities

Internal Number: 2018-4839


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