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Geotechnical Specialist for the New Jersey Wind Port

Geotechnical Specialist / Field Engineer / Inspector

RPM Engineering is an expanding small business focused on Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Material Testing. We are an established firm with over 60 years experience between our leadership team. RPM Engineering is located in West Deptford, NJ. We are seeking to add multiple full-time Geotechnical Specialists to our growing team, specifically to work on the New Jersey Wind Port project.

The New Jersey Wind Port is the nation’s first purpose-built offshore wind marshaling port, promising to position New Jersey as a hub for the U.S. offshore wind industry.  Located on the eastern shore of the Delaware River in Lower Alloways Creek, Salem County, New Jersey, the port will be the first purpose-built wind port on the East Coast, with no vertical restrictions and easy access to more than 50 percent of available U.S. offshore wind lease areas.  The current phase of work is expected to be completed in April 2024, but construction activities are anticipated through at least 2027.

Due to the volume of work occurring on-site at the New Jersey Wind Port, RPM is seeking qualified and experience candidates to oversee various construction activities.  The Geotechnical Specialist will be responsible for conducting on-site construction phase observation and materials testing for task such as deep and shallow foundation construction, ground improvement, earthwork, and concrete placement. Additional Info below:

Job Responsibilities:

Typical working hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

Occasionally site work will require over-night or on weekend work

On-site construction site inspection and testing of soil, concrete, asphalt and other items

On-site observation and logging of deep foundation and ground improvement systems

Detailed data collection and daily field report writing for all of the above

Transporting masonry samples to a third-party testing laboratory


Full-time position

Relative experience in below-grade and above grade construction means and methods

Reliable transportation

Willing to work outdoors and on construction sites

Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel, Word, and Outlook)

Preferred Attributes

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar technical field a plus

Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification

Certification with American Concrete Institute (ACI), New Jersey Society of Asphalt Technicians (NJSAT), International Code Council (ICC), Troxler or equivalent Nuclear Safety Training are all desired

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Dependable and able to work independently and as part of a team

Experience conducting construction phase reviews and materials testing a plus

Practical experience is strongly desired

Compensation and Benefits

$25 to $35 per hour commensurate with experience

Shift differential for over-night work

Overtime for all time worked in excess of 40 hours per week

Medical, dental and vision

401(k) retirement plan

Flexible savings account (FSA)

Employer-provided life insurance

Contact us for additional details and info. Please send resume to:

Anthony J. Digneo
RPM Engineering, LLC

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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