Resource Options, Inc.

Geotechnical Engineer

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Location: New York, New York

Job Description

We are seeking junior-level Geotechnical engineers with a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience.

Prospective applicants must have either internship or academic experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Providing geotechnical oversight and logging of geotechnical explorations (borings, test pits, CPTs);
  • Developing laboratory and field testing programs;
  • Preparing engineering analyses for slope stability, settlement and consolidation estimates, deep foundation design (compressive, uplift, and lateral capacities), mat foundation design, ground surcharging, and ground improvement techniques (soil grouting, ground freezing, etc.), and soil liquefaction;
  • Preparing engineering reports, including the evaluation of collected field and laboratory results, preparation of figures and drawings;
  • Providing field oversight for Special Inspection during construction for subgrade inspection, controlled filling and in-place density testing, deep foundation installation (driven/drilled piles). Underpinning and Support of Excavation (SOE) experience a plus.


Applicants are required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (a Master’s Degree with a concentration in Geotechnical Engineering is a plus), as well as a current Engineer-In-Training Certificate (PE license in NY a plus).


Applicants should have good writing and analytical skill and be able to work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment. Please be aware that some fieldwork is required. Applicants may be required travel to work sites in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, Connecticut and New Jersey, with work being performed Monday through Friday and the possibility of occasional overtime, evening, and weekend work. Applicants with OSHA 10-hr or 40-hour HAZWOPER training a plus. Work authorization is required.


Experience with AutoCAD is required.  Knowledge and experience using commercial software, such as gINT, APile, LPile, WEAP, Slide, CT Shoring Suite, PLAXIS, Shake 2000, and other advanced modelling programs a plus.


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