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Geotechnical Research Development, Production Engineer

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Geocomp, Inc. Headquarters - Acton, MA
$85,000.00 - $95,000.00 Salary/year


Geocomp has a unique opportunity for a Geotechnical Testing and Support Engineer (RDP engineer) in our Acton, Massachusetts office. When you join Geocomp, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work.

We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and have a desire to learn, grow, and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in Geocomp’s environment.



Position Expectations:

  • Conducts QA on automated geotechnical laboratory products and assists the production team.
  • Works directly with customers to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve technical issues, provides customer assistance by escalating and reproducing the problem to the internal development/engineering team until a solution is reached
  • Provides Customer feedback to the executive and development team
  • Conducts training to clients
  • Works with research, development, and production teams to improve our products and make them more reliable and easier to use
  • Conducts research and assists with the preparation and delivery of technical presentations and publications

Desired skills and competencies:

  • Has knowledge of and passion for high-quality geotechnical testing
  • Has broad knowledge of Geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of instrumentation
  • At least one year of experience performing advanced geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting technical issues with testing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with good references
  • Passionate commitment to quality and success
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and work effectively under pressure
  • Has a proven record of publishing and presenting in peer-reviewed journals and national and international conferences
  • Master’s degree in Geotechnical engineering (PhD preferred)
  • Up to 30% travel, may include international