Entry-Level Geologist
Seattle - Seattle, WA


Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking an Entry-Level Geologist to join our growing Infrastructure Practice. This position is to support our full breadth of geotechnical engineering and engineering geology services in our Seattle based offices. The successful candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to launch their career, gain valuable experience, and develop consulting skills to become an integral part of Aspect’s team.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in geology
  • 0 to 3 years of professional experience, preferably in consulting
  • Preferred GIT registration
  • Field exploration and instrumentation experience
  • Education and/or experience in landslide and slope investigations, identifying and evaluating geologic hazards, geologic mapping and related techniques, and familiar with Puget Sound geology
  • Construction phase field experience a plus
  • Proactive, self-motivated, continuously-learning, can-do mentality
  • Good organizational skills and focused task manager
  • Client-focused thinker
  • Clear writing and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to travel for project work and collaboration across Washington and Oregon

Workplace Setting:

  • Available position in our downtown Seattle or Bainbridge Island office
  • Interactive team of 105+ professionals across seven offices in Washington and Oregon
  • Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment

Aspect’s geotechnical engineers collaborate on a wide variety of public and private projects including:

  • Levee design and floodplain improvement projects
  • Roadway improvements including new bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and utility corridors
  • Urban redevelopment projects centered around deep excavations, shoring walls, and complex foundations
  • Landslide evaluations and stabilization designs including soldier pile walls, mechanically stabilized earth systems, anchored shotcrete and mesh, horizontal drains, and other innovative solutions
  • Public facilities such as schools, emergency operation centers, water supply reservoirs, pump stations, and utility transmission pipelines
  • Private developments ranging from single-family residences, to urban-renewal and low-income housing, to large-scale commercial office and warehouse structures

 See our Case Studies (https://www.aspectconsulting.com/geotech-projects) for descriptions of specific projects.


Aspect offers a competitive benefits package and incentive compensation system to reward the collective team and recognize individual contributors. Aspect Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.