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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Grey Search + Strategy
Denver, Colorado
Start date
Apr 26, 2024
Closing date
Dec 31, 2024

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Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

About the job


  • Develop and maintain internal and external client relationships, including project and non-project related face-to-face meetings
  • Able to bring in existing client relationships as well as identify and pursue additional business development opportunities
  • Leadership of a technical or project related team
  • Prepare proposals for moderate to complex geotechnical and construction materials testing projects
  • Develop and execute project scope
  • Prepare complex engineering reports giving professional opinions and practical geotechnical solutions
  • Perform engineering analysis using company and industry methodologies and standards
  • Provide work direction and train junior engineering staff


Required Skills:

  • Driven for success
  • Attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Highly organized and ability to prioritize work
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Ability to create, maintain, and communicate project budgets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Travel up to 15% of time
  • Ability to manage complex projects


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in geotechnical, civil, or related engineering program required
  • Six or more years of experience performing work as a geotechnical engineer
  • Five or more years of Colorado specific engineering experience
  • Project management and managing client relationships
  • Lead and provide work directions to junior engineers
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Professional Engineer registration/licensure (or ability to obtain within 3 months)
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds on a periodic basis
  • Ability to work 45 – 60 hours per week as necessary in accordance with job/services provided to customers


Preferred Experience:

  • Eight or more years of experience performing work as a geotechnical engineer
  • Direct CMT Experience either through performance or management (ability to manage or cross-sell)
  • Leadership experience or capability
  • Supervision experience or capability
  • Existing client relationships in industry
  • Industry Association involvement


Our client is a drug-free workplace and require all new hires to complete a pre-employment drug screen test, criminal background check, and motor vehicle report. Our client's employees are encouraged to expand their skills and certifications through company provided training and mentoring.


Our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, PTO, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), and paid holidays.


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