Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Chantilly, VA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 27 days ago


Plans, designs, and directs engineering testing projects such as predevelopment , geotechnical design and where necessary civil design support by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project.
  • Prepares cost proposals and designs scope of work for prospective clients.
  • Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.
  • Attends meetings to present technical data to the client and other professionals.
  • Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, testing schedules and designs for project.
  • Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering test plans, specifications, and safety standards.
  • Directs where necessary activities at project site.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.


Provides technical advice/supervison to Junior Staff Engineers on projects and assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering required. Master's degree (M.S.) in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering preferred. 5+ years of experience required. Professional Engineer (P.E.) License required.