Entry level Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist

Kirkland, WA
United States

Job Description
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist to join our team in Washington State. Are you a recent graduate with some geotechnical/environmental engineering experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with senior engineers and scientists on a wide variety of projects? Do you enjoy field work as well as engineering analyses? Are you looking for a career with an established geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? Then come join us.
Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities are primarily supporting project managers with a variety of tasks, both in the field and in the office. Work will mostly be based out of Tacoma office with additional field and office support from our Seattle, Kirkland, and Lynnwood, Washington locations, but there could be project travel or work assignments from the supporting offices as well. The candidate should feel comfortable interacting with clients, construction personnel, and sub-contractors as a professional representative of Wood.
Working in the field on project sites to perform geotechnical and environmental investigations, and construction monitoring related to earthwork and stormwater
Conduct field exploration programs including managing subcontractors
Interpret geologic, hydrogeologic, and engineering characteristics of the subsurface
Performing geotechnical engineering analysis for infrastructure and development project such as foundation, retaining wall, and pavement design
Oversight of soil excavation, demolitions and environmental treatment system installations under the supervision of an experienced CM
Office activities include analysis and interpretation of analytical results and the preparation of summary reports under the supervision of project managers
Learn and stay up-to-date on guidance, state and federal environmental regulations
Deliver processed data in organized fashion, following data management and network standards
Participate in training events, project meetings and engineering team meetings
Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates
Work on several projects at one time and maintain successful client relations.
May require weekend and evening work Skills / Qualifications
Requisite Skills and qualifications include:
B.S. in Civil Engineering with emphasis on geology, geotechnical, and environmental coursework; or B.S. in Geology
E.I.T/F.E; or G.I.T. preferred
0 to 3 years of practical engineering experience
Willing to travel locally on a routine basis, and may need to travel out of area occasionally
Excellent communication, both verbal and written and organizational abilities
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy
*MONEIS* Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com   
  Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Job Summary

Kirkland, WA

Job type
Full Time, Employee


Engineering Services

Career level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Reference code

United States