Geotechnical Engineer Specializing in Numerical Modeling

    • Job Tracking ID: 512477-794273
    • Job Location: San Ramon, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 04, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: January 4, 2022
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Job Description:

Position Summary: As an ENGEO Geotechnical Engineer with a specialty in Numerical Modeling, we would love to see you come in and hit the ground running. While working with ENGEO’s Senior and Principal leaders, you will gain geotechnical experience working on a wide variety of challenging, world-renowned projects. You will be encouraged and supported to manage increasingly complex and seismically challenging projects.

"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, Senior Engineer

Primary Responsibilities

  • Use numeric modeling to develop engineering recommendations for design and construction of private and public projects
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city agents, project managers (locally and in other regional offices), and peers.
  • Perform well-defined field, analytical, and project administrative responsibilities with direction and encouragement from project managers and senior staff
  • May be assigned increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from project management.

Experience and Skills:

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Robust understanding of numerical modeling such as the finite element method (FEM) and/or finite difference method (FDM), including:
    • Boundary conditions
    • Wave propagation
    • Constitutive models
    • Working knowledge of FEM and/or FDM software programs such as PLAXIS, FLAC, LS-DYNA, or equivalent programs in 2D and 3D
    • Robust knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering fundamentals and Soil-Structure Interaction
    • Coding capability in Python and/or Matlab

All Candidate Criteria

  • Education: M.S. degree in relevant field, PhD preferred
  • Earthquake engineering knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and GIS experience a plus
  • Robust writing and communicative skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment
  • Have the ability to work and succeed as a team also while being resourceful when working alone


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 will 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 consistently ranked as a Great Place to Work by our employees.  

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.