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Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer / Geologist

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is currently seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer / Geologist to support our geotechnical engineering practice. The successful candidate will have a solid educational background and must be self-motivated with a professional attitude.

Typical Duties May Include:

  • Performing outdoor, all-season, on-site geotechnical and geological investigation work as well as geotechnical related construction monitoring field tasks such as fill construction, foundation installation observation and testing
  • Conducting subsurface geotechnical and geologic investigations in connection with building, infrastructure and other development projects
  • Performing field geologic explorations including soils and bedrock mapping
  • Performing field permeability testing and evaluations for infiltration facilities
  • Writing drafts of field reports and geotechnical and geologic reports
  • Providing geotechnical monitoring and using instrumentation to record vibrations, settlements, slope movements, water levels, and other critical geotechnical engineering data
  • Reducing and summarizing geohydrologic and geotechnical data and preparing plans for inclusion in interpretive reports for clients
  • Documenting and preparing reports on the geotechnical and geologic aspects of construction projects
  • Performing geotechnical computer modeling of allowable foundation bearing loads, settlement, slope stability, groundwater dewatering predictions, groundwater flow and additional job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, or Hydrogeology (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • 0-3 years of related experience in the fields of site investigation pertaining to foundation engineering system observation, testing and/or design
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical capabilities
  • Ability to follow directions, and work independently or in a team setting
  • Effective communication skills, problem-solving skills, and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office suite
  • Database, CAD, MathCAD or ArcGIS a plus
  • 10-hour Construction Safety, 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and/or FE/EIT certification a plus
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday and some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing

About GZA:

  • Professional development and enrichment
  • Exciting work environment
  • Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401k retirement plan

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level

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