The Chazen Companies Assistant Project Engineer - Geotechnical in Troy, New York

Assistant Project Engineer - Geotechnical

Location: Troy, NY

Job Code: 386

Job Category: Engineering - Geotechnical

Employment Duration: Full time


The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary firm regularly named by The Business Review as one of the Best Places to Work.With 70 years of experience, the firm has deep technical expertise in engineering, surveying, environmental, planning and landscape architecture through our offices in Poughkeepsie, Troy, Queensbury, Syracuse, NY and Nashville, TN.

We have an immediate opening for an Assistant Project Engineer to join our Geotechnical group. The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Coordination and scheduling of geotechnical subsurface programs and supervision of drill rig crews

  • Classification of soils and logging of test explorations

  • Preparation of Geotechnical Interpretative reports

This position will also be responsible for geotechnical calculations, including calculations pertaining to bearing capacity, slope stability, liquefaction, settlement and retaining wall structures. Preparation of construction documents in AutoCAD for foundation and site walls will also be an integral part of the day to day responsibilities.

The successful candidate should be entry-level, with up to two years of relevant experience. Candidates should have an understanding and knowledge of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and excellent organizational skills are a plus. Must be able to follow directions from senior staff members and work both independently and as a member of a team. AutoCAD experience necessary as is a valid driver's license with personal vehicle.

Qualified candidates will possess a BS or BA in Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering.

The Chazen Companies offers competitive compensation, employee ownership opportunities including an ESOP, flexible work schedules, comprehensive benefit offerings including training, professional development, membership in professional organizations and much more. All of our offices provide employees with a relaxed, collegial and professional working atmosphere. The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.