Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer
Seattle - Seattle, WA


Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Infrastructure Practice. This position is to support our full breadth of geotechnical engineering and engineering geology services in our Seattle- or Bainbridge Island-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 geotechnical engineering
  • 0 to 3 years of professional experience, preferably in consulting
  • Preferred EIT registration
  • Field exploration and instrumentation experience
  • Education and/or experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions and utilizing related software a plus
  • Construction phase field experience
  • 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.