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MID-LEVEL Geotechnical Engineer

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HWA GeoSciences Inc. is a geotechnical and environmental firm located in Bothell, Washington.  Our mission is to provide leading geo-environmental and geotechnical consulting services by providing exceptional work, delighting our clients, having fun and growing our business.  Here at HWA we have a passion for what we do and foster a culture of growth, team, and to making positive impacts on the earth.


We also like to play in the dirt and come up with creative and smart ways to solve problems that pertain to our states infrastructure, stability, and environmental impact.


We are excited to announce that we are seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer that has the same passion for geotechnical engineering and is ready for that next major step in their career.


We Are Seeking A True Leader.  You are not only good technically but you take pleasure in teaching others such as junior engineers and even our clients.  You want to see the business do well and want to make an impact on its success and be rewarded for it.  You develop relationships easily and enjoy meeting new people.  You are independently motivated and are good at rallying the team to move all in the same direction. 


Your specialized expertise, coupled with proven client focus, project management, leadership, and business development skills could lead to significant leadership management and ownership opportunities at HWA for the right person.


In addition to a positive attitude, a drive to succeed, and loving geotechnical engineering, candidates should have technical expertise in some/some/all the following areas:

  • Shallow and deep foundations

  • Retaining structures

  • Slope stability

  • Tunneling and trenchless methods

  • Soft ground engineering

  • Ground improvement methods

  • Geotechnical instrumentation

  • Seismic evaluation and design

  • Highway pavements

  • Analysis and design

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Ability to write and review technical reports

  • Actively participate in marketing and business development activities

  • Staff training/mentoring


Job Requirements:


  • 5-10 years’ experience

  • PE / MS in Geotechnical Engineering

  • Excellent communication skills (English), written and verbal

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to juggle multiple projects

  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment


Here’s what HWA will offer you:


  • Base salary

  • Annual Bonus – dependent on individual and company performance

  • Full Benefits

  • Opportunity for profit sharing and/or principal status

  • Possible Relocation Assistance

  • Flexible work schedule with a focus on work/life balance

  • Working with people who have passion for geotechnical engineering and the environment

  • Continued training and professional educational hours

  • Fun work events

  • Additional benefits upon hire


To apply, email your resume and cover letter with “Senior Geotechnical Engineer” in the subject line, to

HWA GeoSciences, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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