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Below are the positions that are currently available at our Grand Junction-based headquarters. To read about a position, click one of the position titles below:

Senior Engineer

Characteristics of Position

The Senior Engineer is a registered engineer who independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require the investigation of a number of variables. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position and equivalent graduate level education and developmental experience.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Managerial duties include coordinating and reviewing daily operations of Department. Performs project work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures, or equipment for which there are precedents. Project assignments usually include one ore more of the following: tests of materials, preparation of recommendations / specifications, research investigations, report preparation, and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific narrow area of assignments. Responsible to follow and encourage adherence by others of established Company policies and procedures. A particular challenge associated with this position involves maintaining staffing levels to meet project service demands. This position does ‘flex’ to perform field work but has a primary and continuing responsibility to manage department, including review and reporting of deliverables and review of field and laboratory level of service.

Supervises and / or performs a variety of office and field management and engineering tasks including:

  • Input of data into and (potentially) modification to computer programs.
  • Calculations and reviews data.
  • Field and laboratory testing.
  • Field inspections.
  • Writes reports.
  • Works with other engineers on projects.
  • Maintains quality of work.
  • Provide technically correct and thorough reports on proposed scope of work.
  • Reviews assumptions of investigations at time of construction services; reviews adequacy of construction services.
  • Utilizes department employees in ways to provide efficient and thorough service; (ie quality and chargeability goals are met).
  • Maintain clients by responsiveness to needs.
  • Daily review of current jobs and employees daily work.
  • Work with other supervisors, managers to provide assistance or to request assistance where needed.
  • Delegate appropriately to staff. Be a leader.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Limits of Authority

The Senior Engineer works under the direct supervision of the General Manager. A portion of work is reviewed by others. Lower level and repetitive assignments for which a clear precedent has been set and previously reviewed by others do not require review. Supervises and coordinates the work of technicians, drill crews, others assigned to assist in specific assignments.

Relationship to Others

Works for the General Manger. Existing Senior Engineer on staff available to answer day-to-day questions and helps the Senior Engineer to solve problems. Receives instructions from President regarding complex features, and possible solutions. Work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. Works to maintain good employee moral and considers suggestions and input from others. Supervises and directs technical employees.

Knowledge and Experience Required

Has a B.S. or Masters degree in Civil Engineering, has passed the P.E. exam and has at least five years technical and professional experience with at least two years being professional experience.

Conditions of Work

Must have a valid drivers license with a clean record. Work is performed in the field and office. Travel out of town is required several days per month. Work schedules are set depending on project requirements. The goal for this position is to have 1,664 billed hours per year.

To Apply

Send an email to with "Senior Engineer Application" in the subject line. Include your resume and any additional information that may help us get to know you.

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Why Work for Us?

Geotechnical Engineering Group is focused on the individual employee and we want you to have a long, enjoyable career with our company. We consistently have intriguing and challenging projects that will give you an opportunity to learn while benefiting the communities we support.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries to help you care for your family. We provide ample vacation and personal time each year, and provide you with flexibility in your schedule. Contact a human resources representative for more information:

Company Locations

Currently we have permanent offices in Grand Junction, Crested Butte, and Montrose, Colorado. We also have project offices in Rifle, Colorado and Vernal, Utah. Our company headquarters is in Grand Junction, Colorado. Please visit our contact page to see a map to our headquarters.