Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Benesch is offering a career opportunity for a Sr. Geotechnical Engineer to join our geotechnical group to support clients located across the United States. The successful candidate will have strengths in geotechnical engineering theory and practice.  Collaboration with other disciplines and technical staff on a wide range of geotechnical projects.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced consultant with 20+ years of geotechnical experience and strong client relationship skills. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills and an ability to mentor and develop staff.


This position could be 100% remote, working primarily with the geotechnical group in Lincoln, NE, while also collaborating with other groups throughout Benesch.

The Impact You Will Have
  • Assisting with preliminary desktop study of site conditions and proposal efforts
  • Conducting site assessments, if needed
  • Review geotechnical analyses and recommendations for design and construction on the following:
    • Transportation (roadway, rail, aviation) projects including embankment and retaining wall settlement and slope stability, subgrade stabilization, bridge foundations, and pavement design
    • Rock cut and tunnel stability assessments
    • Levee and dam projects
    • Building projects including shallow and deep foundations, floor slabs, and pavement sections
    • Civil/Site Development projects including site grading, utility installation, slope stability analysis, and pavement determination
  • Review of geotechnical engineering reports, including subsurface exploration, laboratory analyses, geology and site condition summaries, and recommendations for design and construction
  • Oversight of construction observation and materials testing, if needed
  • Interaction with internal and external clients, project teams, subconsultants and contractors
What We Are Looking For
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging effectively with clients and team members
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in geotechnical engineering
  • Ability to review complex analyses and designs, and strong proficiency in geotechnical theory
  • Experience in mentoring and technical training for less experienced engineers, geologists, and technicians
  • Willingness to travel to project sites as required

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Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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