Employment Opportunities

Geotechnical Engineer
Employment type: full-time
Dees & Associates, Inc. is located in beautiful Santa Cruz, California. Santa Cruz is located 30 miles south of San Jose and 35 miles north of Monterey. Santa Cruz has a moderate mediterranean climate, natural environment, miles of coastline, redwood forests, rivers and lakes. Santa Cruz is well known for biking, hiking, sailing and beaches; and is regarded as one of the best spots in the world for surfing. Santa Cruz has a number of cultural institutions and other attractions, including museums, art galleries, arboretum, Shakespeare Santa Cruz and the Beach Boardwalk. An abundant nightlife with numerous clubs, event centers, street performers, musical venues and fantastic restaurants. And you will find a flourishing beer and wine scene with over 70 wineries and tasting rooms and at least 15 breweries.

Dees & Associates, Inc. provides geotechnical engineering for a wide range of clients and projects. Our projects include retail centers, residential subdivisions, multi-story hotels, mixed-use retail/residential developments, single family residences, apartment buildings, bridges and river crossings, roadway development, slope evaluations, landslide stabilization, drainage and erosion control improvements, forensic engineering, coastal development, commercial developments and development feasibility studies.

We are seeking a full-time Geotechnical Engineer who is able to work independently in the field and office, and utilize and supervise supporting staff members as necessary.

We offer compensation and benefits that include health and dental insurance, employer matching retirement benefits, flexible scheduling, company vehicle, paid vacations, bonuses and continuing education.

Develop proposals, project scopes and budgets
Client interaction and project management
Perform field investigations
Determine laboratory testing requirements
Engineering analysis and evaluation
Prepare reports
Manage observation and testing services during construction operations

3 Years + of Work Experience in Geotechnical Engineering
BS or MS Degree in Geotechnical or related discipline
Licensed California PE required
Licensed GE desired

Be flexible, able to work independently, detailed-oriented, well organized, self-motivated, able to communicate well verbally and in writing and have the physical ability to move about a construction site and mountainous terrain in various weather conditions.  

How to Apply

Please send your resume and work samples to:

Dees & Associates, Inc.

501 Mission St, Suite 8A
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

or via email: with the words “Civil Engineer Position" – "Your Name” in the subject line.