Geological Engineer/Engineering Geologist

Idaho, Colorado, Utah
DOE + benefits
Oct 12, 2021
Nov 11, 2021
Position Type
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

GeoEngineers, Inc., a leading national earth science and technology consulting firm, is seeking a Geological Engineer or Engineering Geologist experienced in rock slope stability assessment, design and rockfall to support our geotechnical engineering and applied geology groups.  This position will assist with a variety of technically challenging projects across multiple regions and markets. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow professionally and make a real impact while taking part in ground-breaking projects and working with leading edge technology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

As a Geological Engineer or Engineering Geologist, you will be responsible for: documenting field conditions; writing field reports; analyzing and interpreting geologic and geotechnical data; writing technical reports; and preparing plans, specifications and cost estimates. In addition, you will be responsible for managing small-to-mid scale projects, including managing field staff and project deliverables for both our geotechnical engineering and applied geology groups. You will principally work on projects in the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest regions including: Washington; Oregon; Idaho; Colorado; Utah; and Wyoming; with occasional opportunities to work on projects elsewhere in the U.S. The projects will generally include: geologic characterization; general geologic hazards assessment; landslide assessment and restoration; rockfall assessment and mitigation design; rock slope design; and supporting geotechnical engineering projects.  Typical client sectors include oil and gas, energy (power and transmission), local and state government, forest products, aggregate resources, commercial development, and transportation.

This position requires travel but relocation to one of our offices is not necessarily required. 


  • BA or BS in Geological Engineering or Geology required. MS in Geology, Applied/Engineering or Engineering Geology strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in rock slope characterization, rock slope design and/or rockfall mitigation design.
  • Strong field orientation and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with RocScience® software including: Dips; RocPlane; Swedge; Rockfall; and Slide.
  • Professional-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel.
  • Interest in construction and the building process.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Professional Engineer or Geologist license in at least one state with the ability to obtain reciprocity from other states.

GeoEngineers is an employee-owned company established in 1980 providing unparalleled client service and innovative science and engineering solutions. To learn more about life at GeoEngineers, Inc. please visit our website at

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GeoEngineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

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