Why Work at Aspect?

Aspect Consulting is the home of regionally-focused earth+water specialists in hydrogeology, geology, environmental remediation, and engineering. A diverse blend of public and private projects, ranging in technical complexity, provides you a balance between applied problem solving, technical analysis, and design. For ambitious entry-level and seasoned practice builders alike, Aspect offers a supportive, collaborative workplace designed to help you thrive and grow professionally.

Active, engaged, and growing

Our steady growth creates opportunities for skilled professionals. We encourage entry level and experienced candidates with advanced degrees, strong communication skills, and relevant background to contact us. We recruit nationally and provide relocation assistance when appropriate. Aspect offers a competitive benefits package and incentive compensation system to reward the collective team and recognize individual contributors.

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Aspect Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity. It is our policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, veteran and military status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.


Current Openings

Project Geologist

Level: Mid-Level
Job Location: Seattle or Bainbridge Island, WA
Date: 10/25/2018

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Geologist to join our growing Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice. Aspect’s geotechnical engineering staff collaborate on a wide variety of public and private infrastructure projects including; transportation, water and wastewater conveyance and treatment, urban infill and redevelopment, residential developments, steep slope sensitive areas, and floodplain and natural habitat restoration. Our Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice is supported by a diverse and talented group of geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, remediation engineers, water resource engineers, CAD/GIS professionals, and technical editors. Conversely, the staff within our Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice also support dynamic projects within Aspect’s environmental and water resource practices. See our typical Aspect geotechnical projects for a sampling of typical project types.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in geology

  • 5+ years of local (Puget Sound) professional experience, preferably in consulting

  • Licensed Geologist (LG) or Licensed Engineering Geologist (LEG), or the ability to obtain licensure within 12 months of employment

  • Construction phase field experience

  • Analytical and design experience with landslides

  • Proactive, self-motivated, continuously-learning, can-do mentality

  • High quality standards and an eye for detail

  • Good organizational skills and focused task manager

  • Client-focused thinker

  • Clear writing and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to travel for project work and collaboration across Washington and Oregon

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the field lead in technical roles for engineering geologic conditions and hazards for landslides, rock falls, earthquakes, soft foundation soils, weak rocks, steep slopes, wave and stream erosion, tsunamis and debris flows and other challenging conditions

  • Interpret and develop conclusions on engineering geologic hazard mitigation

  • Identify and evaluate geologic hazards

  • Establish work priorities, plan and coordinate investigations, and manage subcontractors

  • Assist in planning and developing project goals and objectives, budgets and definition for the scope of each project


Staff Geologist

Level: Entry
Location: Seattle or Bainbridge Island, WA
Date: 10/24/18

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC, an earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking an entry-level Staff Geologist to join our team of strategic advisors supporting our environmental practice on assessments of contaminated properties. This is a full-time, career-track position, with the initial professional development focus on field data collection, growing over time into either geologic and hydrogeologic analyses, and eventually project and client management. We are looking for a motivated self-starter with attention to detail that can work on the following primary responsibilities:

  • Conducting field activities at closed landfills and contaminated sites, including drilling and soil logging and sampling; well installation and development; groundwater sampling; air monitoring and sampling; landfill gas monitoring; excavation monitoring and construction oversight;

  • Operations and maintenance of soil and groundwater remediation systems;

  • Compiling and analyzing data, including preparation of graphical representations of subsurface conditions and geologic/hydrogeologic conceptual site models;

  • Performing simple quantitative analysis of groundwater systems; and

  • Field report preparation and technical report writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in geology, or closely related field; Masters degree is a plus;

  • Eligible for Geologist-in-Training (GIT) professional registration;

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience conducting field work on environmental assessment and remediation projects.

  • Experience working on construction or industrial sites and around hazardous materials;

  • Experience drilling and soil logging; soil sampling; well installation and development; groundwater sampling; air monitoring and sampling; landfill gas monitoring; excavation monitoring and construction oversight;

  • OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training;

  • Experience with and/or coursework focused on Pacific Northwest geology including glacial deposits and Columbia Basin basalts;

  • Ability to collect quality field data with high attention to detail and thorough documentation;

  • Practical knowledge of data entry and management using Excel and environmental data collection and analysis methods;

  • Knowledge of soil classification standards,

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; and

  • Clear writing and communication skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license;

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and in rugged and sometimes remote field locations for extended periods of time;

  • Must be able to travel long distances and accommodate overnight travel; and

  • Must be able to operate cars, vans and pickup trucks in various weather conditions and after dark.


Geotechnical Engineer

Level: Entry
Job Location: Seattle or Bainbridge Island, WA
Date: 9/12/18

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice. Aspect’s geotechnical engineering staff collaborate on a wide variety of public and private infrastructure projects including; transportation, water and wastewater conveyance and treatment, urban infill and redevelopment, steep slope sensitive areas floodplain and natural habitat restoration. Our geotechnical engineers are supported by a diverse and talented group of engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, water resource engineers, CAD/GIS professionals, and technical editors and conversely, our geotechnical engineers also support dynamic projects within Aspect’s environmental and water resource practices. See our Case Studies for a sampling of project types.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in geotechnical or geological engineering

  • 0 to 5 years of local professional experience, preferably in consulting

  • EIT or PE registration

  • Field exploration and instrumentation experience

  • Experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions

  • Experience operating commonly utilized geotechnical analysis software for field data reduction, slope stability, foundation and shoring design, seismic analysis, etc.

  • Geotechnical design experience (AutoCad capabilities are a plus)

  • Construction phase field experience

  • Proactive, self-motivated, continuously-learning, can-do mentality

  • High quality standards and an eye for detail

  • Good organizational skills and focused task manager

  • Client-focused thinker

  • Clear writing and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to travel for project work and collaboration across Washington and Oregon

Workplace Setting:

  • 65+ person office in Seattle’s Pioneer Square (or 17-person office in downtown Bainbridge Island)

  • Interactive team of 105+ professionals across seven offices in Washington and Oregon

  • Casual, collaborative, and professional office environment


Mid-Level Geotechnical Engineer – Urban Redevelopment

Level: Mid-Level
Location: Seattle or Bainbridge Island, WA
Date: 4/25/18

Description:

Aspect Consulting, LLC (Aspect), a specialty earth science and engineering consulting firm, is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geotechnical and Infrastructure Practice. This position particularly seeks an individual with geotechnical experience on Seattle area urban redevelopment projects. Aspect’s geotechnical engineering staff collaborate on a wide variety of public and private infrastructure projects including; transportation, water and wastewater conveyance and treatment, urban infill and redevelopment, steep slope sensitive areas floodplain and natural habitat restoration. Our geotechnical engineers are supported by a diverse and talented group of engineering geologists, hydrogeologists, water resource engineers, CAD/GIS professionals, and technical editors and conversely, our geotechnical engineers also support the Aspect’s environmental and water resource practices. See our Case Studies for a sampling of project types.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS or Ph.D.) in geotechnical engineering

  • 5 to 15 years of local professional geotechnical consulting experience

  • PE registration

  • Seattle area urban redevelopment experience

  • Field exploration, geotechnical analysis, reporting, and construction phase experience

  • Experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions

  • Experience operating commonly utilized geotechnical analysis software for field data reduction, slope stability, foundation and shoring design, seismic analysis, etc.

  • Geotechnical design experience (AutoCAD capabilities is a plus)

  • Proactive, self-motivated, continuous-learning, can-do mentality

  • High-quality standards and an eye for detail

  • Good organizational skills and focused task or project manager

  • Client-focused thinker

  • Clear writing and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to travel for project work and collaboration across Washington and Oregon