Geotechnical Staff Engineer/Geologist (Belleville, IL; Paducah, KY)


Bacon Farmer Workman Engineering and Testing is accepting applications for a Geotechnical Staff Engineer/Geologist (Belleville, IL; Paducah, KY).

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • • Perform boring layouts and utility clearances.
    • Plan, coordinate, and monitor subsurface explorations.
    • Perform field explorations, analyze field conditions, and generate field reports for assigned geological projects.
    • Collect soil and water samples and ship them to laboratory for analysis.
    • Assist with performing geophysical surveys.
    • Provide geological expertise to team members when needed.
    • Perform a variety of geotechnical design and analysis.
    • Prepare and review reports and proposals
    • Budget daily and ongoing activities including assistance with client invoicing
    • Marketing the firm and its services, which will include extensive client interaction and development of a client database
    • Familiarity with industry standard computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Occasional travel will be required


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineer / Geologist / Civil Engineer / Geosciences Degree / EIT preferred
  • 0 to 4 years of experience or master’s degree in related field
  • Driver’s License and safe driving record required

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of, or ability to learn, geotechnical software, including gINT. Experience with slope stability analysis software (e.g., GeoStudio or Slide), earthquake engineering software, deep foundation software, and LRFD design.
  • Ability to think critically, act decisively, and synthesize detailed information into easily understandable format
  • Ability to take initiative and manage projects through completion with minimal supervision
  • Creative and innovative thinker, who actively pursues and presents opportunities, proposes solutions, and recommends best practices
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks
  • Effective working in both individual and team environments
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Generous and curious nature, coupled with a sense of humor and grace under pressure


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Coverage (employee coverage employer paid)
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance of $50,000
  • Additional Life Insurance available for employee and dependents
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance available.
  • Company Match 401k program
  • HSA or FSA
  • HRA
  • Remote Work Possible
  • Flexible Schedule


The Bacon Farmer Workman and Marcum Engineering family of companies are committed to providing multi-disciplined, full-service engineering excellence through planning, design, and construction observation phase services for Civil, Structural, Transportation, Mechanical and Electrical projects of diverse complexities.

EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer


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