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Geotechnical Engineer - Entry Level - San Franciso, San Jose and Oakland

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  • You need a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, willingness to work in the field, and reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits.
  • You will assist with field investigations, observe construction activities, identify solutions to problems, prepare standard logs and forms, and communicate any issues encountered on project sites.

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EngineeringSan Francisco, San Jose, Oakland


  • Langan is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join its collaborative team in the Bay Area. This individual will serve a key function in providing the planning and execution of field investigations, monitoring foundation and earthwork construction, identifying and implementing field and lab work solutions, and preparing logs and reports. In this role, you will have the opportunity to analyze geotechnical engineering problems, and assist in preparation of geotechnical engineering reports on large-scale and high-profile projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering required; Master’s degree with Geotechnical specialty or desire to pursue is preferred;
  • 0+ years of work-related experience;
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • EIT Certification, or current registration for FE exam preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;
  • Willingness to spend the majority of work hours in the field;
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and
  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist with the planning and execution of field investigations, including logging borings and test pits, collecting samples, performing field tests, and collecting and recording data;
  • Observe foundation and earthwork construction activities; monitors conformance with the construction documents;
  • Identify and implement solutions to both routine and complex field and/or laboratory problems;
  • Prepare standard logs and field forms, including drilling and test pit logs, field investigation dailies, and chain of custody logs;
  • Conduct file reviews, site reconnaissance, and document searches;
  • Accurately document and communicate with supervisor on any problems encountered on project sites; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.


Work type

Full time

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San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland


  • Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.