Staff Civil Engineer/Scientist
Cary, NC Pipelines
Job Type

As a Staff Civil Engineer/Scientist in our pipelines discipline, you will have an opportunity for short-term and long-term career advancement. GeoEngineers focuses on training and developing our future principal engineers and leaders in-house. You can expect to spend a significant portion of your time in the field, allowing you to develop a broad understanding of site conditions and construction practices. As you gain experience, you will have an opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the field to engineering and design of trenchless pipeline projects. This position will require approximately 50% regional and national travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute subsurface exploration programs.
  • Perform site reconnaissance to document existing conditions.
  • Observe and document construction activities and compliance with specifications.
  • Communicate effectively with GeoEngineers staff, clients and contractors.
  • Perform design calculations and analysis using in-house software.
  • Assist GeoEngineers CAD designers with design plans.
  • Assist with writing technical reports and proposals.


  • All employees are subject to completing a background check, reference check, and pre-employment physicals and drug/alcohol testing.
  • BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Geological Engineering, or Geology required; MS preferred.
  • 1 year related experience preferred, including general understanding of construction principles.
  • Knowledge of the construction workplace & survey principles preferred.
  • A construction field orientation and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to generate documents and spreadsheets for pipe stress, drill path design and CAD drawing in real-time, preferred.
  • Professional-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire and willingness to travel 50% of the time.
  • Valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • All employees are subject to completing a background check, reference check, and pre-employment physicals and drug/alcohol testing.
  • Ability to perform a wide range of physical activities and do heavy work including exerting up to 50 pounds of force on occasion.
  • Able to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Ability to travel for short-term and long-term assignments as needed.
  • All employees are responsible for conducting their work in a safe manner. This includes identifying potential safety hazards and reporting them to the designated project manager in a timely manner and participating in project safety briefings. This also includes wearing appropriate safety equipment when working in the field and completing all required health & safety training prior to beginning field work.

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position, located in Cary, NC for a Staff Engineer is $52,593 - $67,649. Our best estimate of the salary range for this position, located in Cary, NC for a Staff Scientist is $48,777 - $62,699. Compensation offered will be based on a variety of individual factors, including education and experience, as well as internal equity. GeoEngineers’ salary ranges are reviewed and updated each year and employees are eligible for pay increases based on individual performance. As part of our competitive total rewards package, employees in this role may also be eligible for our annual year-end bonus offering, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At GeoEngineers, investing in our people is a top priority. In addition to competitive and equitable pay, we are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including healthcare (with travel benefit for care not locally available), 401(k) with company match, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation and sick time and paid holidays, among others. View our full listing of benefits here.

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When people feel they can bring their whole selves to work, that they have a voice and are supported and respected, it creates trust and a feeling of belonging— employees then flourish, grow their careers, and do the best work of their lives. A culture of belonging allows our employees to thrive and our company to prosper. This is a journey, and we are committed to doing the work, learning and evolving as we go.

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