Resource Options, Inc.

Geotechnical – Project Engineer

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Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey

Job Description

At Resource Options (ROI), we understand the biggest asset of any company is its people. We are looking for people like us who take pride in their work, are good team players, are professional, and know how to put in an honest day’s work. If you share these values, we would enjoy meeting you. Come join our team!


The Geotechnical Project Engineer is responsible for the management of clients and projects, supervising the preparation of geotechnical engineering reports, geotechnical engineering calculations, and special inspections in support of: borings, test pits, earth retaining structures (temporary and permanent), soil and rock inspection, deep/shallow foundations, construction plan and specification adherence, and field coordination with subconsultants.


  • Knowledge of lab and field equipment for making evaluations of soil conditions/properties
  • Proficient in performing geotechnical field investigations and construction inspections
  • Prepare daily detailed site inspection reports based on field operations completed
  • Perform technical research and utilize computers in developing solutions to engineering problems including geotechnical evaluations to prepare calculation documents; preparation of detailed geotechnical engineering reports; analysis of geotechnical samples; field testing of soils
  • Prepare technical reports, write memos, make recommendations and convey engineering solutions/recommendations
  • Developing geotechnical designs and solutions from concept through final design stages
  • Maintaining client relations
  • Managing project budgets for field inspection and design efforts
  • Experience with field testing and data collection requirements
  • Work with several other team members including engineering professionals, designers and technicians, permit specialists, planners, CAD and graphic specialists, architects, construction management specialists, and several other disciplines
  • Manage field staff and reviewing staff field documents/reports
  • Efficiently delegating tasks to team members
  • Train entry level staff
  • Field personnel management and coordination
  • Proposal writing and review, includes pricing from subcontractors
  • Preparing scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments
  • Procurement of subcontractors for support during geotechnical investigations/design
  • Reviewing contracts and approving subconsultant/vendor contracts
  • Develop project schedules and understand meeting deadlines
  • Preparation and review of drawing sets and calculation packages
  • QA/QC of drawings, calculations, reports, etc.
  • Approval of time and expense sheets for field staff
  • Invoicing
  • Prepare and manage project budgets and forecasts
  • Review project financials and report to senior management


  • B.S. in Civil, Geotechnical, or related engineering degree
  • Professional Engineering license (P.E.)
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in design software tools including Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD
  • Proficiency with gINT geotechnical engineering software
  • Proficiency in LRFD/ASD design and complex analysis software including RISA, DeepXcav, and AllPile
  • Proficiency with Deltek accounting software
  • Experience in analysis of below grade walls, retaining structures, and foundations
  • Experience in conducting geotechnical and construction special inspections
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff engineers, senior management, clients, and contractors
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong design skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation
  • Undergo a background check (required)


  • M.S. in Civil, Geotechnical, or related engineering degree
  • Project management experience
Now in our 25th year of operation, ROI partners with professionals in the Design, Construction and Environmental industries to help them identify great opportunities within their area of expertise. With offices throughout New England, New York and New Jersey, ROI seeks candidates interested in rewarding opportunities with companies serving the natural and built environments. Representative positions include carpenters, electricians, laborers, pipefitters, plumbers, OSHA 40 technicians, CDL drivers, lab pack chemists, HEO’s, w/ww operators, analytical chemists, environmental scientists, EH&S professionals, land surveyors, M/E/P, civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, architects and interior designers, project managers, estimators, superintendents, OPM representatives and more.

ROI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

ROI intends to provide a safe and drug-free work environment for our employees and our clients; as such you may be required to take a pre-employment drug screen before beginning employment.

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