Geotechnical Geologist

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 and commercial drone services. The team of professional staff is made up of approximately 170+ 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!

We have an immediate opening for a Geotechnical Engineer – Professional Engineer/Engineer Intern. This individual must have 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.

Assignments usually include one or more of the following: developing geotechnical scopes of work, field logging, field inspections, field investigations, overseeing 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 Project Engineer or Department Manager in planning projects, preparing reports, calculations.  Maintains good client relations.  Communication required with Drilling Manager daily to coordinate field drilling.  Communication with Construction Testing Manager daily is required for geotechnical projects that go into construction phase.

Responsibilities May Include

Ability to lead others geotechnical drilling personnel; work with other geo professionals

Oversee drilling equipment operations, and geo laboratory testing for other and reports

Analyze geo engineering boring logs and other data, make assessments and write technical reports

Review work of others, provide guidance for reviews.

Track revenue and expenses for projects.

Maintain good client relations

This Position performs tasks done under supervision of Mid-level Geologist and orField Services Manager in planning projects, preparing reports, and lab work  


Bachelor’s degree, Perform at Entry Geology level. Good people skills; Exhibits technical competence; and has good verbal and written communication skills. Valid, clean Motor vehicle license, Pass drug screen and physical.

job type

Full Time

work location

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.