Sr. Geotechnical Engineer - Levee Specialist


Job Details

Job Title

Sr. Geotechnical Engineer - Levee Specialist




Sacramento Metro Area



Primary Background

Geotechnical Engineers


Heavy Civil, Geotechnical

Job Number

JN -032024-2743


Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Sr. Geotechnical Engineer – Levee Specialist with the following background:

Join our team at our Sacramento office committed to excellence in geotechnical and environmental consulting. Work on northern California's high-level infrastructure projects, with plans for expansion into new markets and complex projects globally.

Must Have Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (specialization in Geotechnical Engineering).
  • Master's or Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering (or Geological Engineering), with a Bachelor's in Engineering or Geology.
  • 14+ years of experience as a Geotechnical Engineer.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in CA.
  • Experience in mentoring and supervising staff.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple clients, contracts, and projects concurrently.
  • Conduct geotechnical engineering analyses, studies, and calculations.
  • Prepare technical engineering reports.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Lead, mentor, and supervise engineers and employees.
  • Review technical reports, construction observation reports, and engineering calculations.
  • Support business development and marketing activities.
  • Ensure adherence to quality assurance and health and safety policies.
  • Fulfill assigned duties from supervisors.


  • Familiarity with USACE design criteria and Urban Levee Design Criteria.
  • Background in levee design and construction.
  • Knowledge of classical geotechnical engineering principles.

Pay Range: $125,000 – $185,000 annually