McPhail Associates, LLC
2269 Massachusetts Avenue • Cambridge, MA 02140 • Directions
(617) 868-1420

Consulting Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineers

Geotechnical Engineering
Geoenvironmental Engineering
Contractor Support
Geothermal Energy


We are currently accepting applications for an entry-level geotechnical project engineer. The responsibilities will include working with our engineering team on the performance of project-related tasks.

The successful candidate will work with a dedicated team of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineers, geologists and scientists on projects involving subsurface explorations, foundation-related construction, and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by oil and hazardous materials.


  • Field monitoring of subsurface explorations, construction monitoring of earthwork, pile installation, and environmental remediation.
  • Planning and executing subsurface explorations.
  • Preparation of cost proposals and geotechnical reports.
  • Engineering analyses, studies and calculations.
  • Geotechnical computer modeling.
  • Design of temporary excavation support systems.
  • Interact and communicate with staff, clients and subcontractors


  • Masters degree in Geotechnical Engineering, supported by Bachelor=s of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Current 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Training and/or 40-hour HAZWOPER training is preferred.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience monitoring subsurface explorations and/or foundation-related construction involving earth retention systems in the field is preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in performing earth support design, geotechnical analysis, and other related tasks is preferred.
  • Strong structural engineering skills (structural analysis and steel design) is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is preferred.
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Office. Experience with PLAXIS, Blastware, LPILE, Shoring, SLOPE, MathCAD, MODFLOW, GRLWEAP, and/or Shake is preferred.


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