30+ days ago


Seattle, WA


Our client is actively searching for a Senior-Level Geologist with 14+ years' experience to join their team! Candidate must have active Washington L.E.G. license. See description below for more details. 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Perform geologic evaluations in support of geology, earthquake hazard, engineering geology, and geotechnical engineering studies.
  • Design, plan, and perform field exploration, testing, and instrumentation programs.
  • Perform geologic reconnaissance and mapping.
  • Perform observation and testing during construction.
  • Perform soil and rock slope stability analyses.
  • Interpret soil samples geologically and construct geologic profiles
  • Assist with proposal and report preparation.
  • Interact and communicate with subcontractors, clients, and staff at all levels.
  • Lead, mentor, oversee, and/or supervise engineers and other employees.
  • Review technical and other reports, and calculations done by lower-level employees
  • Support business development and marketing activities, including preparation of cost proposals and presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Follow Company’s Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Company’s Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements Include:

  • MS Degree in Geology or Engineering Geology supported by a BS degree in Geology or Engineering Geology.
  • Washington L.E.G., required
  • 14+ years of experience performing geologic field explorations and studies.
  • Mentoring and supervisory experience.
  • Experience analyzing LiDAR data, including for geomorphic/landform features.
  • Experience with field reconnaissance mapping for civil projects, including landslides.
  • Geologic interpretation and analysis using soil and rock samples retrieved from explorations.
  • Subsurface exploration techniques including hollow-stem auger drilling, mud rotary drilling, rock coring, and test pit/trench logging.
  • Organizing, contracting with, and directing subcontractors a plus.
  • Performing soil index property laboratory testing a plus.
  • Construction observation and construction material testing of earthwork a plus.
  • Pile/shaft foundation construction and retaining wall structure construction observation a plus.
  • Basic computer skills: MS Word, Excel, and ESRI ArcGIS required; MS Access, desirable.