Geotechnical Project Engineer / Geologist - Fort Collins, CO

Posted: 02/25/2024

CTL|Thompson, Inc. seeks a Geotechnical Project Engineer/Geologist for its Fort Collins, CO office.  The successful applicant will work on geotechnical engineering design projects primarily involved with soil and foundation investigations for residential and commercial projects in the Fort Collins area.  Studying slope stability, earth retention, pavement designs, and geologic hazards are also likely.  Time in the field and office will be required for this position.  

Work will be primarily geared toward projects; however, some client service and business development will also be required.

Duties will include:

  • Engineering analysis for foundations, slope stability, earth retention, and pavement thickness
  • Writing and reviewing proposals, reports, and letters
  • Attending project meetings
  • Managing projects
  • Communicating with our team and clients
  • Marketing
  • Billing

The ideal applicant must have a valid, Colorado professional engineer (PE) license, a B.S. in engineering, geology or engineering geology (MS preferred), and five to ten years of experience with geotechnical studies 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. 

Project Engineers are paid an annual salary between $65,000.00 and $85,000.00 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.