Geotechnical Engineering Practice Leader

Job Locations US-WV-Bridgeport
Geotechnical Engineering


Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is growing, and we have an excellent opportunity to hire a Geotechnical Practice Lead in our Bridgeport, WV office. We have a great, high energy, multidisciplined office that is conveniently located just off Interstate 79 within walking distance of multiple restaurants. In addition, we offer a couple of options for flexible hybrid work schedule. Other benefits include performance and spot-bonuses, as well as our stock ownership program which is available to all employees, internal project manager and sales training, mid-year and end-of-year performance reviews and goal setting. 


In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the geotechnical practice in West Virginia and leading the geotechnical and construction quality control (CQC) staff. You will conduct and manage geotechnical investigations, perform preliminary geological site reconnaissance, review testing results, and develop design recommendations. You will review and/or prepare geotechnical reports, drawings, and specifications, and develop and maintain client relationships, ensuring customer satisfaction. It is anticipated that you will collaborate with other engineering disciplines on multidisciplinary projects, provide technical guidance during construction, and address field-related issues. You will ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations and act as a mentor for junior staff, facilitating their technical and professional development. You will interact with clients, contractors, and local government officials.


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related field(M.S. preferred);
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience in planning for and completing geotechnical investigations, analyses, and report preparation;
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) License in West Virginia required;
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and growing geotechnical staff as well as supervising and mentoring field technician staff;
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating on projects with other technical disciplines including civil site, ecological, structural, wastewater, and survey;
  • 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.

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


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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