Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Tacoma, WA

Employment Full Time
Location Tacoma, WA

Job Description

GeoDesign is growing our Tacoma office! We’re seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for projects in the Tacoma metro area markets.

Our firm is employee-owned and provides a full range of geotechnical engineering, environmental, geological, pavement, and mining consulting services. Companywide, GeoDesign’s team includes more than 90 dedicated engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, technical staff, and support personnel.

Job Responsibilities

In your role as a senior geotechnical engineer, you’ll be managing small to large complex projects from start to completion. Management will include proposals, allocating staffing resources, developing project budgets, performing/overseeing engineering analysis, and preparing geotechnical design reports as well as mentoring junior staff. You will work alongside a principal engineer, who splits time between our Tacoma and Seattle offices.

GeoDesign is looking for an exceptional individual with the ability to help lead our efforts in the Tacoma area, develop and maintain local 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 their career in a senior role, or for a senior engineer looking for new challenges.


  • Exceptional technical capabilities, combined with a passion for business development
  • Minimum 10 years geotechnical project-level experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, required
  • Master’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, preferred
  • PE, 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 with your application at

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