American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon

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Staff Geotechnical Engineer

Staff Geotechnical Engineer

A growing geotech firm is looking for a Staff Level Engineer who wants to begin their career in Geotechnical Engineering by tackling projects and utilizing their engineering skills in a learning work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In this position, you will get hands-on experience in geotechnical design, analysis, and field work. Depending on your level of experience, you will help to answer client’s initial questions, compose proposals, initiate site visits, perform geo-related testing and assessments, and draft reports for clients of all types. Intern level will assist more experienced colleagues in broader engineering activities, perform routine engineering functions, compose proposals, initiate site walkthrough/visit, observation construction projects, perform geo-related testing, and write reports.

You can expect to spend a significant portion of your time in the field for projects of all sizes, allowing you to develop a broad understanding of soil conditions and construction related issues as they relate to geotechnical engineering.

About Us:

We are a growing geotechnical firm that has nearly doubled in growth year over year for the past four years and we continue to move upwards. We operate in all market segments, taking on projects in federal and local government, the commercial/industrial market, and in residential—all the way down to single-family residential projects. Our firm’s culture has been built on flexible adaptability, and we are an agile group—able to provide services quickly—without a critical sacrifice of quality or a reduction in the scope of work.

It is the philosophy of our company to:

  • Keep engineering work in as simple of terms as possible.
  • Keep absolute focus on the client's goals and scope, schedule, and cost.
  • Offer sound solutions and quick turnaround.
  • Teach and inform clients about the geotechnical process and importance of this field of work.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please apply!

Position: Staff Geotechnical Engineer
Organization: Central Geotechnical Services
Location: Portland,  OR 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/7/2022
Date Posted: 6/6/2022


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited school.
  • Two to six years of related experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of geotechnical engineering principles
  • Thorough core knowledge of and experience in geology/engineering crossover.
  • Self-driven, a fast learner, and motivated with a strong desire to learn engineering skills related to geotechnical engineering.
  • Project Management experience/exposure.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Professional-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully work within a team.
  • Proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe.
  • Understanding of or experience with slope stability software program preferred.
  • The ability to perform varying degrees of field work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Some travel involved.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/4/2022
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Central Geotechnical Services

Portland,  OR 97223
United States
Karen Hattig