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Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist

  • TJG Civil Engineers and Land Planners
  • 05/25/21
  • Roseville, CA
  • 95661
  • 100k / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Employment Opening: Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist

Location: Sacramento, CA (may work out of our Roseville or Elk Grove office)

We Offer: Highly competitive base plus excellent company paid benefits package including health, dental, vision, long term disability insurance, and Simple IRA with employer match. We also provide a quarterly performance bonus program.


Top tier numerous award-winning multidisciplinary engineering and environmental consulting firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist within our thriving Sacramento area office.

Our firm provide consulting engineering services in the fields of civil engineering, environmental compliance, geotechnical engineering, and water resources industries. The successful Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist will have the option to work out of our Elk Grove or Roseville branch office location.

Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist Qualifications include but are not limited to:

- Must be eligible to work in the U.S. with or without employer sponsorship

- Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Geology with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering

- Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of geotechnical engineering work experience pertaining to field work (soil logging / field mapping), foundation design, settlement analysis, seismic analysis, and report writing

- Must have good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences

- Registered California P.E. or C.E.G. license, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire is strongly preferred

- Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist with an M.S. degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Geotechnical

Engineering, or Engineering Geology are a plus.

- Project Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist with past experience pertaining to transportation related projects, especially bridge foundation, retaining

walls, storm damage, and pavement design are a plus.

Overall Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist job responsibilities are listed below:

- Planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical and geologic engineering projects.

- Coordinating permits, rights of access, and utility locating.

- Logging boring and test trenches.

- Performing field mapping.

- Guiding staff engineers and geologist in performing material characterization, seepage, slope stability, and settlement analyses, foundation and retaining wall design.

- Preparing reports, memos, and specifications.

- Supporting project manager in budget management, client updates, and general project management tasks.

- Possession of an outgoing and positive attitude, and dependable work ethic to meet all assigned project deadlines.

- Display of strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team oriented environment with multiple deadlines. Sense of humor is a plus.


Top tier multidisciplinary civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources, and environmental compliance consulting services firm providing communities throughout California with innovative solutions to large scale public sector clients and projects.

With our five operating office locations throughout Northern and Southern California, our firm is composed of exceptionally talented professional civil engineers, hydraulic engineers, geotechnical engineers, hydrologists, biologists, geologists, environmental scientists, water quality specialists, qualified Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) developers and practitioners, qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioners, CASQA-qualified National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Construction General Permit Trainers of Record, and CADD technicians.

Our Geotechnical Engineering Areas of Expertise:

Our experienced professionals have provided design services for small and large bridge foundations, roadways, storm damage and landslides, levees, and geohazard identification and remediation. Our staff have an in-depth knowledge of Caltrans, FHWA, AASHTO, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers designs, processes, and procedures.

Typical Project Types include bridges (including Highway Bridge Program/Toll Credit Projects), utilities, roadways/highways, and facilities.

Geotechnical Service Include:

Preliminary Engineering / Environmental Phase: Geologic Hazard Studies, Environmental Site Assessments, Preliminary Geotechnical Studies, Initial Site Assessments/ Preliminary Site Investigations

Design Phase:

Foundation Design & Reports, Geotechnical Investigations (Borings and Testing), Geotechnical Design & Materials Reports, Pavement Evaluation Studies, Groundwater/ Dewatering Studies, Geologic Mapping, Report Peer Review

Construction Support:

Field Inspection, Claim Support, Expert Witness

Emergency Services:

Landslide/Storm Damage Investigation & Repair Recommendations, Rock Fall Investigation, Assessment & Mitigation

Office Locations: Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Oakland, San Jose, and Los Angeles


For immediate and completely confidential employment consideration please email detailed resume to career(AT)

All candidates will receive entirely confidential employment consideration.

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