Principal Engineer - Geotechnical Engineering (Ph.

at Exponent in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Principal Engineer - Geotechnical Engineering (Ph.D. or M.S.)




Civil and Structural Engineering  

Position Type 

Posted Salary Range 
USD $200,000.00 - USD $250,000.00 /Yr.
About Exponent


Exponent is the only premium engineering and scientific consulting firm with the depth and breadth of expertise to solve our clients' most profoundly unique, unprecedented, and urgent challenges.
We are committed to engaging multidisciplinary teams of science, engineering, and regulatory experts to empower our clients with solutions that create a safer, healthier, more sustainable world. For over five decades, we've connected the lessons of past failures with tomorrow's solutions to advise clients as they innovate technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.
Join our team of experts with degrees from top programs at over 500 universities and extensive experience spanning a variety of industries. At Exponent, you'll contribute to the diverse pool of ideas, talents, backgrounds, and experiences that drives our collaborative teamwork and breakthrough insights. Plus, we help you grow your career through mentoring, sponsorship, and a culture of learning. Thanks for your interest in joining our team!
Key statistics:
950+ Consultants
640+ Ph.D.s
90+ Disciplines
30+ Offices globally


Our Opportunity


We are currently seeking candidates for a Principal Engineer (Geotechnical Engineering) for our Civil Engineering Practice in several of our U.S. offices. Openings are available in each of the following office locations: Atlanta, GA, Bellevue, WA, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Irvine, CA, and New York, NY. You will have a significant role in developing business and expanding the practice in this technical and geographic area.


You will be responsible for


Identifying, developing and securing new business opportunities, and promoting Exponent through industry contacts
Significantly contributing to increasing Exponent's civil and geotechnical engineering consulting efforts
Providing strategic consulting and expert witness work
Bringing advanced and insightful solutions to clients in your recognized areas of expertise
Providing project management and project budget oversight
Developing and mentoring staff in both technical and business areas 


You will have the following skills and qualifications


M.S. or Ph.D. in Civil Engineering plus 15 years of experience
Significant business development experience with a proven track record
Ability to attract projects to support full-time staff and to manage and develop a group of highly motivated individuals
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams
A record of professional papers and presentations and a proven record of dedication to quality and accuracy
Current licensed professional civil engineer in at least one state with ability to become licensed in multiple other states
Applicants are encouraged to submit a CV (Curriculum Vitae) with publications (feel free to include publications that are in review or pending) [not restricted to 1 page].


Life @ Exponent


To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:
Attracting, inspiring, developing, and rewarding exceptional people with diverse backgrounds and expertise are central to our corporate culture. Our diverse team allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.
Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.


Work Environment


At Exponent, we have found that in-person interactions deepen employee engagement and are crucial for development, for realizing the full potential of our talented and diverse teams, and for building a more inclusive workplace where all have a sense of belonging. In our offices, you can expect a supportive culture and a collaborative, dynamic, multi-disciplinary work environment. Our consultants engage in-person in the office unless they are traveling for client work or other business activities.
We value the rich lives our colleagues enjoy outside of work and understand that work/life balance is critical to our employees and... For full info follow application link.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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Job Posting: 11923497

Posted On: May 23, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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