Senior Geotechnical Engineer Wanted

WordItOut-word-cloud-1036493Robinson Noble is seeking an experienced geotechnical engineer to perform and manage geotechnical projects in our Tacoma office, as well as work with company management to expand our clientele in the south Puget Sound region. Duties will include geotechnical evaluation, analysis, design, and report writing for a wide-range of projects in both the private and public sectors. Knowledge of foundation analyses, subsurface soil investigations, slope stability evaluations, and infiltration studies are essential. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering required; Master’s degree in geotechnical engineering strongly preferred

Registration: Washington State PE required; PE in Oregon, Idaho, and/or Alaska preferred

Experience: 5 to 10 years geotechnical engineering experience of increasing responsibility; minimum 3 years project management experience; business development experience preferred


  • a valid driver’s license and personal transportation required
  • strong field orientation and problem-solving skills
  • strong verbal and written communications skills

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter via email to recruiting (at) stating the position title in the subject field. Please include the following:

  • a summary of past experience, highlighting experience relating to the position as described above
  • list of education and professional registrations (with registration number)
  • salary history
  • two writing samples – preferably one should be technical in nature and the other should convey technical or regulatory information to a non-technical person; writing samples can be attached to the email in Word or PDF formats

Robinson Noble is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy that employees and applicants will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran’s status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal or local laws.

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