Weston & Sampson

Project Manager/Geotechnical Engineer – Waterbury, VT

7 months ago(7/5/2017 10:28 AM)
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Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing public and private sector clients with cost-effective, innovative, and reliable solutions to their design, engineering, and environmental challenges.


At Weston & Sampson, we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve. We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment. Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions.


We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match. Also each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership. The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success!


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Weston & Sampson has an opening for a Project Manager Geotechnical Engineer with 8 to 15 years of experience in our Waterbury, VT office. Candidates must have diverse and proven geotechnical experience and a MS degree with a concentration in geotechnical engineering. The candidate must have excellent technical writing skills verified by samples of engineering reports and work prepared by the candidate. 

Experience with CAD, dam safety engineering, seepage analyses, and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling related to dams is a plus. The candidate must have comprehensive experience with determining geotechnical engineering properties of soil/rock, geotechnical analyses including slope stability, settlement, and soil/structure interaction, and development of appropriate foundation and site-related geotechnical recommendations.

Extensive field experience associated with subsurface investigations and foundation construction is required. The candidate will be responsible for managing projects, invoicing, managing and reviewing work of junior staff, mentoring, and interacting with senior staff and clients.






The candidate must have previous experience with, and will be responsible for preparation of proposals, complex technical reports, specifications, and construction drawings. 


Additional position requirements are as follows:


  • Minimum 8 years of US geotechnical consulting experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and decision making skills.
  • Must be motivated, responsible, and able to work independently.
  • VT and other New England state P.E. license(s) or ability to obtain within one year.
  • Familiar with geotechnical aspects of Building Codes and Design Manuals.
  • MS with concentration in Geotechnical Engineering


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