Geotechnical Staff Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512477-781489
    • Job Location: San Ramon, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 08, 2022
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: January 4, 2022
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Job Description:

Are you passionate about geotechnical engineering and envision working on?dynamic, technically challenging, and world-renowned projects? Do?you have?a passion for creative design, and the drive to take opportunities to manage?projects and interact with clients?? If so, apply!  

Position Summary: Our Staff Engineers fully embrace ENGEO’s culture of continuous learning and can-do spirit. While working with ENGEO’s skilled geotechnical team, you will gain hands-on geotechnical experience on a wide variety of challenging projects. You will be encouraged and supported to grow personally and professionally through mentorships and other learning opportunities. 

“I have gotten amazing opportunities to push what I have learned and to learn from others. Each day I have gotten stronger as an engineer and as a person by the challenges presented to me.” -  Taylor Strack, Staff Engineer 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Design earth-retaining structures, slope stabilization, remedial grading, landslide mitigation, and foundations. 

  • Development of plans and specifications, settlement analyses, liquefaction analyses, and seismic evaluations.  

  • Develop geotechnical recommendations for construction of private and public projects. 

  • Perform site-specific seismic hazard analysis and ground-response analysis 

  • Perform numerical modeling using finite-element and finite-difference methods as implemented in PLAXIS and FLAC.    

  • Support field activities including exploratory logging, observation of deep foundation construction, shoring, and other geotechnically based installations and observation of grading operations.  

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city agents, project managers (locally and in other regional offices) and internal support staff. 

  • Perform well-defined field, analytical, and project administrative responsibilities under close, regular direction from project management with encouragement to manage yourself and projects when you are ready. 

  • Learn increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from project management. 

A Few Notable Projects
  • Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Multiple Technology Campuses for Google, YouTube, and Facebook, Bay Area, CA 

  • Oceanwide Center, San Francisco, CA 

  • Metro Purple Line Extension, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth, New Zealand 

  • Transmission Gully Highway, Wellington, New Zealand 

  • Kaikoura Earthquake rehabilitation of State Highway and Railway, South Island, New Zealand 

Experience and Skills:

Our Ideal Candidate 

  • 1-3 years-professional/relevant internship/field experience 

  • E.I.T 

  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals and soil mechanics 

  • A team player who enjoys problem-solving and fast-paced environments 

  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit and a positive attitude 

  • Desire to continually learn and grow 

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Driven to go above and beyond in client service

All Candidate Criteria 

  • Education: M.S. degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (required) 

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Products. Numerical modeling, seismic hazard analysis, and GIS experience a plus 

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment 

  • Ability to work and succeed as a team also while being resourceful when working alone in the field 

Who We Are 

ENGEO strives to create a positive, family-oriented, and innovative environment, where employees are engaged and excellence-driven. As an ENGEO team member, you will have access to mentorships, international opportunities, fun social events, and generous benefit packages. Here, you’ll receive exposure to a wide variety of projects, help to serve those around you, and drive business success. 

Click HERE to learn why we are listed in 2020’s Top 10 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Places to Work. 

What We Do 

Founded in 1971, ENGEO is an employee-owned firm of approximately 300+ geotechnical and civil engineers, geologists, hydrologists, water resources engineers, environmental scientists, and construction-phase field representatives. ENGEO serves a diverse range of clients and projects and has offices located throughout California, Nevada, New Zealand, and Australia.? 

We appreciate your interest in ENGEO.