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Geotechnical Senior Project Engineer (Special Projects Group)
ECS Ltd Chantilly, VA

Geotechnical Senior Project Engineer (Special Projects Group)

Chantilly, VA
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
What You'll Do

ECS Limited is seeking an experienced Geotechnical Senior Project Engineer to manage key client projects for our Special Projects Group based out of our Chantilly office. In this role, you will lead project execution, provide technical oversight, ensure quality control, and mentor junior staff.



  • Oversee full lifecycle of geotechnical engineering projects.
  • Develop project scopes, budgets, schedules, and plans.
  • Perform geotechnical analysis and engineering calculations.
  • Supervise field exploration programs and interpret geotechnical data from boring layouts, utility clearances, and laboratory tests.
  • Perform technical review of engineering designs, drawings, plans, and specifications.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior engineers and project managers.
  • Assist with business development efforts through community involvement and client engagement.
  • Promote company values, positive culture, and high employee engagement.

What We're Looking For

Required Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering.
  • Strong technical aptitude and knowledge of geotechnical principles.
  • Excellent project management and communication skills.
  • Experience leading and developing engineering teams.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and safety regulations.
  • Business development experience.

Required Education & Certifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, or similar.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required.

Preferred Education & Certifications:

  • MS in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, or similar.

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 2 in Zweig Group’s Hot Firms List (Zweig Group, June 2023), 61 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2023), and 131 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2023). To learn more about us, click here. 


We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits, including paid time off, health and other insurance plans, retirement and college savings plans, and more.  Click here to learn more about the great benefits at ECS.



ECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



14026 Thunderbolt Place

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA



Posted date

May 25, 2024

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ECS Ltd job posting for a Geotechnical Senior Project Engineer (Special Projects Group) in Chantilly, VA with a salary of $98,700 to $135,400 Yearly with a map of Chantilly location.