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Jacobs Associates Project Geotechnical Engineer in New York, New York

New York, NY, USA
Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement


McMillen Jacobs Associates is a multi-disciplined firm, with self-performing design-build capability. We are experts in underground/tunneling and water resources projects and deploy this expertise to serve water, dams, energy, wastewater, transportation, aquaculture, federal, private, and regulatory clients using a wide range of delivery methods. For 75 years we have worked closely with our clients at every stage of a project assisting them with planning, permits, designs, project management, construction, and start-up.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings.

Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA or HSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP, and company stock ownership program, 9 Paid Holidays, generous paid-time-off program, Work from home flexibility, and Health &Wellness Reimbursement

Pay Rate: DOE

Project Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

McMillen Jacobs Associates has an immediate opening for a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with a minimum of 3-6 years of relevant experience to join our New York City team delivering tunnels, underground, and water infrastructure projects. The candidate will have experience in one or more of the following subject matters: geotechnical engineering, excavation support, or trenchless technologies.


Perform geotechnical engineering analyses and calculations for tunnels, shafts, foundations, retaining structures, landslide and slope stability, ground improvement, and seismic evaluations.

Evaluate and characterize soil and rock ground conditions for engineering design

Preparation of technical reports and other documents

Development of construction drawings and specifications for underground infrastructure

Development and management of geotechnical exploration programs in soil and rock

Specialty inspection of pile load testing, pile installation, jet grouting, and slurry walls

Managing tasks and mentoring junior staff

Geotechnical design and reporting (engineering, data, and baseline reports)

Review contractor submittals;

Work on a variety of office and field assignments.


MS in Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering.

Ability to manage a number of concurrent assignments and priorities and supervise junior staff on project tasks.

Strong analytical and technical communication skills.

Professional Engineering registration in New York State or the ability to obtain one within 1 year.

Familiarity with geotechnical analysis software for stability analysis, seepage analysis, shoring analysis and site response analysis


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

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McMillen Jacobs Associates

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.