Geotechnical Staff Engineer
San Jose, CA Geotech
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Position Summary: As an ENGEO Staff Engineer you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of project scopes, types, and technical challenges. You will be supported to take on responsibility quickly and encouraged to build technical chops, project management, and business development soft skills.


“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

  • Perform site-specific seismic hazard and ground-response analysis.
  • Perform numerical modeling using finite-element methods as implemented in PLAXIS.
  • Design earth-retaining structures, slope stabilization, remedial grading, landslide mitigation, and foundations.
  • Perform settlement analyses, liquefaction analyses, and seismic evaluations.
  • Develop geotechnical recommendations, plans, and specifications for the construction of private and public projects.
  • Support field activities including exploratory logging, observation of deep foundation construction, shoring, grading operations, and other geotechnically relevant construction.
  • Complete field, analytical, and project administrative tasks with direction and support from peers and leadership.
  • Learn increasingly more complex, non-routine tasks with review and oversight from senior staff.
Requirements

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 Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree – Required; M.S. degree or Ph.D. in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering - Preferred
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Products. Numerical modeling, seismic hazard analysis, and GIS experience are 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.

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

Benefit Highlights

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401k and employer matching
  • 4 Medical plans to choose from
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Vacation, Holiday and Personal PTO
  • Vehicle allowance

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.


What We Do

Founded in 1971, ENGEO is an employee-owned firm of approximately 400+ 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, Seattle, Guam, New Zealand, and Australia.


We appreciate your interest in ENGEO.


Salary Description
Approximate salary range: $70,000.00 to 85,000.00