Kleinschmidt Group
  • 05-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Compliance Engineering
  • Falmouth, ME, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive salary, Bonus Program – annual and quarterly, Comprehensive medical/dental/vision package, 401(k) with 4% match employer match and 100% immediate vesting, 10 Floating Holidays, Paid Time Off , Short-Term Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Tuition Assistance, Employee Ownership

Kleinschmidt has a full-time opening for a Geotechnical Engineer to work on design projects, perform site investigations, and provide construction support in the dams and hydroelectric industry. The position is available in our Falmouth, Maine or Pittsfield, Maine offices. Our flexibility and core value of relationships allows us to offer employees the opportunity to work in an office, or remotely, based on their personal needs. We understand the concerns with COVID-19 and have policies in place to help keep our employees safe.

Who You Are

A licensed Professional Engineer with a minimum of 6 years of experience and a BS in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (concentration in Geotechnical or Geological Engineering).

Experienced: Basic knowledge of standards applicable to geotechnical and civil/structural engineering disciplines, preferably with experience related to dams and dam safety.

Technically-focused: Experience with design and construction of embankments, deep and shallow foundation design, temporary excavation support, and embankment condition assessments. Experience with slope stability and seepage modeling software, preferably Slope/W and Seep/W. Experience performing geotechnical investigations, including drilling, field testing/sampling, instrumentation, and test pitting as well as experience performing dam safety and foundation or construction inspections.

Relationship-focused: Enjoys collaborating with clients and co-workers and has the ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team while applying geotechnical engineering skills from analysis and design through to construction. In addition to excellent technical skills, the candidate will possess strong communication and writing skills, be self-motivated and growth-oriented with demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills.

Additional Requirements

  • Must possess permanent authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to travel and possess a valid driver's license

About the Position

The position includes a combination of project, people, and client relationship management for challenging engineering projects. Projects will range from conceptual to final designs, condition assessments of embankment dams or canals, performing field investigations, and construction monitoring and oversite. The position will require some travel time to complete geotechnical field investigations and perform on-site construction monitoring or inspections. The successful candidate will be part of a team of technical professionals working on various hydroelectric and other renewable energy projects in Canada and the United States.

Who We Are

Kleinschmidt is one of the few employee-owned consulting firms in North America specializing in hydropower and we have been doing it for more than 50 years. We focus on developing relationships with our clients and providing engineering, regulatory, and environmental solutions that help them manage their assets.

Our people are passionate, engaged, and enjoy learning from one another while working on unique and creative projects. Technical excellence is at the heart of our continued success, and we strongly encourage learning and continuous improvement to create professional growth and new opportunities for our employees.


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Program - Annual and quarterly
  • Extended Health care/dental/vision
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan with employer match
  • 10 Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Weekly Indemnity
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Ownership

Kleinschmidt is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our company policy and culture to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, disability status, national origin, veteran status, and all other dimensions of diversity.

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As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Kleinschmidt is committed to a diverse workforce.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation.

If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application or need other accommodations, you may request an accommodation by contacting our recruitment coordinator at 207.416.1262.


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