Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 75,000 - US$ 110,000 per year
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Elisa Coequyt, Spherion
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Job Description

This position requires significant business developement and client retention, not just engineering talent.

Pay: $75-110,000/year
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Type: Full time

- Provide direction and training for junior and intermediate geotechnical
engineering staff
- Prepare technical proposals and complex geotechnical engineering reports
- Develop and maintain existing client relationships
- Participate in business development activities to grow the business
- Direct and mentor less experienced staff in completing field assignments that includes observations of explorations and shallow foundations
- Perform geotechnical analysis of foundations, earth retaining structures, ground
improvements, embankments and cut slopes, using industry standard methodologies
- Analyze laboratory testing results and selects geotechnical design parameters
- Develop and maintain project budgets and schedules

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Bachelors in Geotechnical Engineering
-Professional Engineer registration in SD or able to receive it within 90 days
-7 years of progressive geotechnical consulting experience with additional experience with civil or structural engineering being a plus
-Ability and desire to provide growth and business development planning, client liaison management and control corporate risk
-Must be proficient in technical writing and geotechnical reports
-Knowledge of various drilling rigs and drilling procedures
-Ability to read and interpret civil and structural plan sets
-Field experience for both geotechnical investigations and construction observations


7-10 years

To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Elisa Coequyt at 605-335-6010

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