Staff Civil Engineer

GEI Consultants Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 weeks ago

GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #95 in the ENR top 500 (2019). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.

GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

GEI is currently seeking a Staff Professional to join our growing design practice in the Rocky Mountain Region.


GEI is seeking an entry level Civil Engineer with a background in civil, structural, water resources, and/or geotechnical engineering. The Colorado offices support water resources (dams, levees, raw water conveyance, etc), traditional geotechnical, complex geostructural, and environmental projects. Under supervision of senior staff, this individual will provide support to ongoing engineering design and field efforts.

Primary responsibilities

  • Conducting hydrology and hydraulic analysis for dam safety, water supply and flood protection, review hydrology studies, reservoir operations and riverine hydraulic studies;

  • Performing geotechnical field investigations, including soil and rock logging, in-situ testing, monitoring well installation, and soil and water sampling;

  • Performing engineering construction oversight of heavy civil, geotechnical, and other types of projects.

  • Travel may be required. Candidates should be prepared to work in inclement conditions.

  • Preparing hydrogeologic and geologic characterization drawings;

  • Conducting geotechnical analysis/design and presenting data and results;

  • Collecting geotechnical/environmental data at sites in land settings;

  • Developing AutoCAD Civil 3D models of small to major earthwork projects for use in design and quantity estimation;

  • Preparing detailed written memoranda and reports on technical assignments and presenting technical information to peers and clients;

  • Drafting, editing, and assembling technical specifications for construction projects;

  • Drafting, editing, and assembling final plan sets from multiple discipline work;

  • Supporting data management and analysis, technical report development, and assisting in preparation of technical presentations and proposals to clients and regulators;

  • Assisting with proposals and business development activities;


  • BS in Civil Engineering or associated field. MS degree in Civil, Hydraulics, or Geotechnical Engineering is a plus.

  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) designation or ability to acquire within 6 months of employment

  • 0-2 years of previous professional experience in civil engineering.

  • Excellent technical report writing and communication skills.

  • Experience with spatial analysis and visualization software such as Autodesk Civil 3D, GIS, HydroCAD (or other H&H software), and SketchUp is preferred.

  • Experience with standard geotechnical analysis programs including GeoStudio Seep/W and Slope/W, Plaxis, WALLAP and L-Pile is a plus.

  • Experience with hydraulic and hydrologic modeling software, including USGS-PRMS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-ResSim or other custom applications is a plus;

  • Willingness and ability to perform field tasks and oversight.

  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed.

  • 40 hr. HAZWOPER is a plus

  • Valid U.S. driver's license.


  • Market-Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More

  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Rewards and Recognition

  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)

  • And More

Physical Job Requirements






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(33-66% of day)


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Accurate 20/40

Very Accurate 20/20

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Not Applicable

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)


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Not Applicable

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Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

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GEI is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer

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