Geotechnical Staff Engineer

Geotechnical · Ypsilanti, Michigan
Department Geotechnical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Driesenga & Associates, Inc - a full service professional civil engineering and surveying firm is searching for a Staff Engineer to support our Geotechnical services statewide. The primary office location is negotiable among our four current locations for the right candidate, though travel will be necessary throughout Michigan in support of Geotechnical and Materials Testing projects.

This position will work with and under the direction of Senior Geotechnical Engineers and the Director of Geotechnical Engineering. The desired candidate will display knowledge of basic and complex Geotechnical concepts, with additional experience in Materials Testing and construction phase support giving field soils recommendations. The candidate will demonstrate effective communication skills, be results-oriented with ethical standards and a team attitude. He or she will analyze information and exercise sound judgment in making decisions with appropriate follow through. The ideal candidate will also have skill in writing a wide range of reports, letters, and other documents as needed with a high degree of accuracy.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering. A minimum of 2 years of Geotechnical engineering experience is required, with Geotechnical project management experience given special consideration. Must be able to professionally interact with prospective and existing clients to successfully develop work opportunities. A good driving record and reliable personal transportation is necessary. Fostering a "destination work place" environment in your daily interaction with staff is expected.

Personal career growth opportunities and excellent salary and benefits are available for the selected candidate. Some of the benefits offered to full-time employees by D&A include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off bank
  • 401K program with employer match
  • Tuition Reimbursement   

For more information about Driesenga & Associates, Inc., please visit us online at For a detailed job description, please visit

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