Geotechnical Engineer / Geologist

March 3, 2023
Application ends: March 19, 2025

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$45,000 – $85,000 a year
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Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Opportunities for advancement
Paid sick time
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Profit sharing
Referral program
Relocation assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Full Job Description

CTL|Thompson, Inc. seeks a Geotechnical Engineer or Geologist for its Breckenridge, CO office. The successful applicant will work on residential, commercial and municipal projects in the Rocky Mountain region. Time in the field and office will be required for this position. Management of projects will be required. Projects will mainly include geotechnical investigations, design of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems and geohazard analysis.
Work will be primarily geared toward projects; however, some client service and business development will also be required.

Duties will include:

  • Engineering analysis including foundations and pavement thickness
  • Writing and reviewing proposals, reports, and letters
  • Designing Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, primarily for residences
  • Logging borings for geotechnical studies
  • Logging test pits for geotechnical and OWTS design
  • Attending project meetings
  • Managing projects
  • Communicating with our team and clients
  • Marketing
  • Billing

Any of the following skills are useful for this position:

  • Wetlands delineation
  • Preparation of geohazard studies
  • Preparation of Phase I Environmental Assessment
  • Knowledge of local geology

The offered position will likely be Staff or Project level. A minimum of 5 years experience is required. Pay and title will be based on past experience and assigned duties. The ideal applicant will have a valid, Colorado professional license or the ability to obtain one within 12 months, a B.S. in engineering, geology or engineering geology (MS preferred), and about seven to ten+ years of experience with geotechnical studies, OWTS design, wetlands delineation and geohazard analysis. In addition to strong engineering skills, this individual must possess an understanding of construction methods. The drive and ability to provide client-focused service is required. Geotechnical design experience with expansive soils, foundations, slope stability and/or earth retention structures is desirable, especially local experience. Good writing and communication skills are essential. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

The salary for this position is between $45,000.00 and $85,000.00 annually plus discretionary bonuses. Our offer will be based upon individuals experience and qualifications. Our full time employees enjoy paid vacation and paid sick time as well as a generous benefits package which includes medical, life and long term disability insurances. Voluntary benefits options include dental, vision, critical illness, accident, supplemental life, short term disability, a flexible spending account and a health savings account. Retirement benefits include a 401K and profit sharing plan.

As leaders in the industry, CTL|Thompson, Inc. employs only those with technical excellence and professionalism. Individuals exhibiting these qualities are attracted to CTL|Thompson, Inc. by the potential for professional growth and advancement within our organization, and the opportunity to work alongside industry leaders.

CTL|Thompson, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/veterans/disabled.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon:

1. Verification of your right to work in the United States, as demonstrated by your completion of the I-9 form upon hire and your submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the I-9 form) verifying your identity and work authorization within three days of starting employment.

2. Satisfactory completion of a drug test from a laboratory certified by Colorado and chosen (and paid for) by CTL|Thompson, Inc. The laboratory will collect and test the drug test samples, for which the required notice will be included with any employment offer and for which the required consent forms will be provided by the laboratory.

3. A valid driver s license and acceptable driving record in accordance with the company automobile insurance policy guidelines.

Please note that CTL|Thompson, Inc. will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee in the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement. In the event that a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CTL|Thompson, Inc. explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of CTL|Thompson, Inc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance