Geotechnical Engineer/Principal

Job Locations US-MO-St. Charles
Geotechnical Engineering


As a CEC Principal-Geotechnical Engineer you will be tasked to help grow the geotechnical practice.  You will manage projects and project teams to navigate today’s complex regulatory landscape, help our clients to secure permits and complete projects in a timely manner while achieving compliance with regulatory criteria.  Your work will influence the entire project – from assessment and investigation, to conceptual design plans, through completion of permitting, bidding, and construction.  You will also serve as a mentor to junior staff, region, field data collection, or engineering and environmental design parameters, as well as the regulatory criteria.


  • B.S. in Civil, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering with P.E. registration (M.S. preferred) or B.S. in Geology with R.G. registration (M.S. preferred);
  • Minimum 15+ years of experience in managing operations-related infrastructure design, permitting and/or environmental compliance activities;
  • Strong working knowledge of federal environmental laws and regulations;
  • Experience working with all levels of regulatory agency personnel;
  • Demonstrated experience building a staff well as supervising technical and administrative personnel
  • Demonstrated success in the development and execution of business development strategies including creation of market/client intelligence, win themes, visitation schedules, client relationship management, and revenue generation;
  • Ability to prepare and review engineering drawings and plans; and,
  • Ability to speak and write professionally, including experience with preparation of regulatory submittals, as well as preparation and delivery of technical presentations to trade association groups.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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