Staff Engineer
Jacobs Associates - Walnut Creek, CA

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Jacobs Associates' Walnut Creek office is looking for a Staff Engineer with 0-3 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and, preferably, with experience in the design of tunnels, temporary excavation support systems, and underground structures.

We are seeking entry to senior level engineers to work on a variety of office and field assignments, with a focus on geotechnical engineering analyses, development of plans, and bid documents. These duties can include but are not limited to the following:


• Logging soil borings, test pits, and rock cores
• Classification of soil and bedrock in field
• Working on a drill rig (often in the street)
• Traffic control
• Marking for USA
• Construction Inspection work (monitoring settlement, earthwork and grading, secant/soldier pile installation
• Permit applications
• Research (geological, geotechnical, seismic, historical)
• Calculation often used in reports settlement; bearing capacity; lateral earth pressures; heave (pipe bursting)


• MS in Civil or Mining Engineering with Geotechnical or Structural emphasis
• Knowledge of type of pipe installation/replacements (open-cut, pipe-burst, HDD, etc)
• Ability to complete a variety of assignments such as the development of drawings, specifications, and technical memoranda that present the basis of design
• Strong Technical Writing and Analytical skills
• AutoCAD and AutoSketch experience

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