Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer

Job Locations: 
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in the Metropolitan Philadelphia area offices for the technical execution of transportation, building, energy and other infrastructure projects. A strong academic record, civil engineering skills, analytical and communications skills, and a willingness to travel locally and regionally are essential for this position.

Key Duties:

• Perform outdoor, all-season field tasks such as deep foundation installation observation and testing, subsurface explorations, environmental testing, and construction monitoring
• Perform technical aspects of projects under the supervision of project managers or principals
• Work with project teams on geotechnical engineering projects that involve field work, data collection and evaluation and engineering analysis for transportation, building, waterfront, energy and other infrastructure projects
• Write drafts of field and engineering reports and specifications
• Operation and oversight of geotechnical engineering systems, including data collection and system maintenance and repairs
• Reducing engineering data and creating interpretive reports for clients, preparing plans and construction schedules
• Conducting subsurface investigations in connection with building and infrastructure projects
• Non-destructive testing of deep foundations
• Construction monitoring and documenting geotechnical aspects of construction projects


• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering required (Master’s Degree is a plus)
• 2+ years of relevant experience
• Highly motivated self-starter with a professional attitude
• Strong communication, problem solving and organizational skills
• Ability to perform field tasks and activities
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to travel at local and regional levels
• 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training is a plus
• Environmental investigation and/or remediation experience is also a plus

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, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

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