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Senior Geotechnical Field Engineer


New York, NY, US, 10001-2727

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Field Engineer to join its collaborative team in New York City, NY. This individual will serve a key function in providing special engineering inspection on challenging sites and acting as the firm's on-site representative to provide leadership and daily observation of construction work.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of engineering professionals on a wide variety of challenging project sites.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience;
  • EIT is required; New York PE is a plus;
  • Priority would be given to candidates that are already New York L&I Special Inspectors for:
    • Deep Foundations and Helical Pile Foundations;
    • Soils – Existing Site Soil Conditions, Fill Placement and Load-bearing Capacity of Soils;
    • Test Safe Loads, In-Situ Load Tests and Preconstruction Load Tests; and
    • Underpinning.
  • Thorough understanding of construction documents, contractor submittals and contracts;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with contractors, clients and managers;
  • Good writing skills for comprehensive inspection reports, etc.;
  • Self-motivated and responsible individual;
  • Attend project construction meetings, as needed;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;
  • Possess the ability to work independently as well as in a group;
  • Must be willing to work in the field up to 100% of your time;
  • Availability to work overtime; and
  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as an on-site representative to provide leadership and daily observation of construction work for conformance to project documents and building codes;
  • Display thorough understanding of construction documents, contractor submittals and contracts;
  • Communicate effectively with contractors, clients, and managers;
  • Write comprehensive inspection reports;
  • Attend project construction meetings;
  • Maintain proper understanding of construction documents, contractor submittals, and contracts; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.