Associate Geotechnical Engineer - Springfield, MO

Anderson Engineering, Inc. is a comprehensive consulting firm offering civil, geotechnical and structural engineering. Our services also include land surveying, geographic information system (GIS) services, construction materials testing, drilling, geotechnical engineering and commercial drone services. The team of professional staff is made up of approximately 160+ employee-owners located in eight offices throughout Missouri, Florida and Arkansas. Anderson Engineering is an employee-owned company that prides themselves on being the best place to work and the best place to work with. A mid-sized company with a small family feel that is grounded in history, hard work and service excellence. Anderson Engineering has grown immensely in the last five years from three to eight offices, with plans to expand currently in the works. Become a part of the family and apply today!

Anderson Engineering has an immediate opening for a Associate Geotechnical Engineer – Professional Engineer. This individual must have extensive knowledge of geotechnical drilling, including soil sampling, rock coring, groundwater measurements, and planning geotechnical explorations. Performs work which involves conventional types of geotechnical investigations, calculations, and reports.  Also manages other geotechnical engineers and drilling.

Assignments usually include one or more of the following: developing geotechnical scopes of work, field logging, field inspections, field investigations, overseeing geotechnical engineers and geologists, drill rig operations, testing of materials, calculations, preparation of reports, discussion of results, and other activities requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of assignments. Performs tasks done under supervision of Principal Geotechnical Engineer and Field Services Vice President in planning projects, preparing reports, calculations. Maintains good client relations. Performs marketing to attract new clients. Communication required with junior geotechnical engineers and geologists, and Drilling Manager daily to coordinate geotechnical projects and field drilling. Communication with the Construction Testing Manager is required for geotechnical projects that go into construction phase.

Applicant must have the ability to work effectively in a team environment, be self-motivated and customer service oriented. Manages people and projects wells - has strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are a necessity.

Responsibilities May Include

Project management
Analyze geotechnical engineering boring logs and other data
Perform geotechnical calculations
Make assessments and write technical reports
Oversee other geotechnical engineers and geologists
Oversee drilling equipment operations
Oversee geotechnical laboratory testing for reports
Estimating quantities & construction costs
Construction phase services
Work in the office and field
Overtime may be required.


B.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar field desired Licensed P.E. 6+ years Geotechnical experience desired

job type

Full Time

work location

Primarily one office location, but travel as needed and or Zoom type meetings for projects at any of our office locations.

office with opening

Springfield, MO


A comprehensive benefits package is offered to all employees, along with a work environment that encourages growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. A few of the major benefits offered are:

AE Paid:
Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Wellness Program
Compass Health Pro

Partially Funded by AE:

Employee Paid:
401K Plan
Short Term Disability
Family Life Insurance Plans

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It is the policy of Anderson Engineering to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to their race, age, color, physical handicap or disability, military service record, religion, sex, national origin or any other categorization protected by law, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program.