Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer Surveying in the Water


Geotechnical Engineer



5-10 years


Slope stability and seepage analyses
Geotechnical subsurface explorations
Experience w/ earthen dams, levees, dikes, and/or dam safety

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Do you enjoy challenging work and project variety? Are you interested in applying your talents to formulate innovative solutions for the water resource and energy sectors?


If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. We have a growing regional practice in the Northeast and a national reputation for excellence in engineering and environmental science relative to dams and hydropower projects. We are seeking motivated individuals committed to continuing this tradition.


Gomez and Sullivan is a growing, employee-owned engineering and environmental science company working at the intersection of renewable energy and environmental restoration. We plan to continue our sustainable growth for current and future generations of our employees. We are a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, and structural engineers as well as environmental scientists, regulatory specialists, ecologists, biologists, geologists, GIS specialists, and support staff that promotes close coordination and team building. Our company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning, exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities, and frequent interaction with the firm’s principals. We firmly believe in treating our team members as well as we treat our clients, and we maintain a personable, positive work environment.


Our company has an opening for a Geotechnical Engineer with experience in subsurface soil and rock investigations, slope stability and seepage analyses, and developing associated geotechnical solutions at our Utica, NY office. Candidates that can work from the Albany, NY office will also be considered. The ideal candidate will have experience with earthen dams, levees, dikes, geotechnical subsurface explorations, and dam safety. We are seeking a committed, detail-oriented individual who will be able to utilize their knowledge and experience for our clients’ immediate and future projects.


  • Geotechnical investigation and oversight of instrumentation installation
  • Interpret and evaluate instrumentation and laboratory test data
  • Investigation and evaluation of earthen dams
  • Slope stability analyses
  • Earthquake, liquefaction, and deformation studies
  • Seepage and piping evaluations
  • Concrete dam foundation evaluations
  • Erosion studies and erosion protection design
  • Develop and/or review construction sequencing, design plans and specifications, and permit applications
  • Design of earth retaining structures
  • Foundation design and evaluation
  • Technical writing for project documents, industry journals/conferences, as well as review of technical writing performed by junior engineers
  • Participate in marketing professional services including proposal writing, cost estimates, and project schedules.


  • BS in Civil Engineering or Geology (MS with Geotechnical Engineering emphasis preferred)
  • Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training with the ability to obtain a PE
  • 5 to 10 years of experience
  • Strong technical background and experience with:
    • Geotechnical issues for civil/water resources projects
    • Earthen dams, levees, and dikes
    • GeoSlope Studio (Slope/W, Seep/W, etc.) or similar analysis software
  • Additional experience with any of the following is a plus: dam safety, hydropower, flood control, sedimentation, natural channel design, geomorphology, survey and bathymetry, shoreline and coastal erosion control, AutoCAD, GID, hydraulic modeling, and natural sciences.


Gomez and Sullivan offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation benefits
  • Paid sick leave for all employees, including ability to establish an extended medical leave account
  • Education assistance programs
  • 401K and profit sharing
  • Long-term disability

Our offices are currently following a hybrid schedule to evaluate the beneficial aspects of both in-office and remote work.


Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Buffalo, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) provides core services including dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries and fish passage, stream and habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Leah Belanger to: