Principal Geotechnical Engineer and Group Office Manager – Anaheim, CA

Employment Full Time

Job Description

GeoDesign’s Anaheim office is seeking a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to manage our Anaheim team and office and lead our efforts for projects in the Los Angeles metro area markets.

GeoDesign’s Anaheim team works on many of the firm’s largest efforts, including LAX’s new Midfield Satellite Concourse (Check out our blog!), currently under construction. Other project work includes geotechnical support for the $13 billion CityCenter mixed-use development in Las Vegas, along with many high-rise towers in downtown Los Angeles.  You will have the opportunity to grow our efforts in this strong market while working alongside our amazing team of engineers, technicians, and administrative staff.

Job Responsibilities

In your role as a principal geotechnical engineer, you’ll be managing complex, high-profile projects from start to completion. Management will include proposals, allocating staffing resources, developing project budgets, performing/overseeing engineering analysis, and preparing geotechnical design reports.

Most importantly, the exceptional candidate will have the ability to lead and develop the engineering staff, develop and maintain client relationships, and provide an exceptional level of customized geotechnical consultation. Ties to the local A/E/C industry are preferred. It’s a wonderful opportunity for an engineer looking to further his or her career in a senior role, or for a senior engineer looking for new challenges.


  • Exceptional technical capabilities
  • Minimum 15 years California geotechnical project level experience
  • Group management experience required
  • PE, California, required
  • GE, California, required

Compensation & Benefits

This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including fully paid employee premiums for medical/dental/vision/RX/alternative care/orthodontia; 401(k) with company match; fitness benefit; education assistance program; short-/long-term disability; life insurance; and flexible spending accounts.

To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and references.

If you do not have access to a computer: Call 503.968.8787 to obtain a hard copy application.