Career Opportunities

Pacific Geo Engineering is currently interested in adding good quality, technically skilled, and motivated staff in the geotechnical engineering, and testing and inspection disciplines.  We welcome resumes from qualified personnel and are willing to discuss opportunities with them and how the applicant can grow with our organization. Please submit your resume with education and qualification, experience, salary history, and references at our web site. 

Currently the following positions are available:

Geotechnical Engineer (Staff to Project level position)
Minimum Requirements:
BS or MS degree in Geotechnical engineering or Engineering geology degree shoring at Lacey
Good math/geotechnical engineering problem solving skills
Strong computer application skills in the geotechnical engineering field
Able to read and understand the project plans and drawings and specifications 
Nuclear Gauge Certification and Nicet Level I Soil Technician is preferred
Good writing and communication skills, and inspection skills
Physically fit and capable to lift 50 lbs
Strong working ethics and kin to learn  
Willing to work long hours in the field
Willing to drive

Minimum Experience Requirements:
Must have experiences with soil mechanics and their applications in the geotechnical field, soil types, soil characteristics, and ASTM laboratory soil testing methods. Also, must have experiences with the geotechnical engineering special inspections in soil and asphalt compactions, pile driving, drilled pier installation, constructions of all types of retaining walls, e.g., rockery, MSE, and gravity block walls, foundations, slab-on-grades, and all types of excavation support systems e.g., shoring, soil nailing, and anchors, construction vibration monitoring, pre- and post-construction surveying of structures, geotechnical instrumentation, settlement monitoring, slope movement monitoring, soil stabilization, dynamic soil compaction, foundation stabilization and underpinning, pre-loading or surcharging, pile load testing, and in OSHA soil types and excavation safety, to a minimum.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
Proposal writing
Subsurface explorations and soil logging 
Geotechnical engineering analysis and design
Geotechnical report preparation
Project management, technician supervision, client communications, and meeting attendance  
Laboratory testing of soils by ASTM methods
Field compaction tests of soil and asphalt
Inspection and monitoring of the geotechnical aspects of the construction activities described above
Field inspection report preparation

Soil Technician
Minimum Requirements:
2 years AAS degree or a minimum High School Diploma
2 years of experience as a soil technician/inspector
Able to read and understand the project plans and drawings and specifications 
Nuclear Gauge Certification and Nicet Level I Soil Technician is preferred
Good writing and communication skills and inspection skills
Physically fit and capable to lift 50 lbs
Strong working ethics and kin to learn  
Willing to work long hours in the field
Willing to drive

Minimum Experience Requirements:
Must have experiences with soil types, soil characteristics, and ASTM laboratory soil testing methods.  Also, must have experiences with the geotechnical engineering special inspections in soil and asphalt compactions, pile driving, drilled pier installation, constructions of all types of retaining walls, e.g., rockery, MSE, and gravity block walls, foundations, slab-on-grades, and all types of excavation support systems e.g., shoring, soil nailing, and anchors, construction vibration monitoring, pre- and post-construction surveying of structures, geotechnical instrumentation, settlement monitoring, slope movement monitoring, soil stabilization, dynamic soil compaction, foundation stabilization and underpinning, pre-loading or surcharging, pile load testing, and in OSHA soil types and excavation safety, to a minimum.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
Laboratory testing of soils by ASTM methods
Field compaction tests of soil and asphalt
Inspection and monitoring of the geotechnical aspects of the construction activities described above
Field inspection report preparation

Benefits:
Mileage reimbursed, good pay range, benefit package after evaluation and successful completion of training period, and training and certifications, e.g., Nuclear Gauge operator and Nicet Level I provided to eligible employee.

Submittal Requirements:
Please submit resume with educations, qualifications, experiences (if any), salary history, and references @ smowar@comcast.net or fax it to 425-643-0436 or call @ 425-218-9316.