Geotechnical Engineer

Breckenridge, United States of America

We are seeking a Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist to work in Breckenridge, CO. Relocation assistance can be provided.

Starting salary is around $110,000 + up to 25% annual performance bonus and a profit sharing plan.

You will enjoy paid vacation and paid sick time as well as a generous benefits package which includes medical, life and long term disability insurances.  Voluntary benefits options include dental, vision, critical illness, accident, supplemental life, short term disability, a flexible spending account and a health savings account. Retirement benefits include a 401K and profit sharing plan.  

The successful applicant will work on residential, commercial and municipal projects in the Rocky Mountain region. Time in the field and office will be required for this position.  Management of projects will be required.  Projects will mainly include geotechnical investigations, design of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems and geohazard analysis.    

Work will be primarily geared toward projects; however, some client service and business development will also be required.

Duties will include:

  • Engineering analysis including foundations and pavement thickness
  • Writing and reviewing proposals, reports, and letters
  • Designing Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, primarily for residences
  • Logging borings for geotechnical studies
  • Logging test pits for geotechnical and OWTS design
  • Attending project meetings
  • Managing projects
  • Communicating with our team and clients
  • Marketing
  • Billing

Any of the following skills are useful for this position:

  • Wetlands delineation
  • Preparation of geohazard studies
  • Preparation of Phase I Environmental Assessment
  • Knowledge of local geology

The offered position will likely be Staff or Project level.  A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.  Pay and title will be based on past experience and assigned duties.  The ideal applicant will have a valid, Colorado professional license or the ability to obtain one within 12 months, a B.S. in engineering, geology or engineering geology (MS preferred), and experience with geotechnical studies, OWTS design, wetlands delineation and geohazard analysis.  In addition to strong engineering skills, this individual must possess an understanding of construction methods.  The drive and ability to provide client-focused service is required.  Geotechnical design experience with expansive soils, foundations, slope stability and/or earth retention structures is desirable, especially local experience.  Good writing and communication skills are essential.  

Geotechnical Engineer

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