Professional Geotechnical Engineer
Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing, Inc.
Paducah, KY

About $74,000 - $96,000 a year


Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing, Inc., a regional engineering firm, is currently seeking a Professional Geotechnical Engineer for our Paducah KY location. This candidate should be skilled in environmental work.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering
  • 5 to 7 years of engineering, design or construction experience

Job Duties:

  • Planning, implementing and managing geotechnical projects including preparing geotechnical proposals and directing drilling staff
  • Logging geotechnical explorations and developing laboratory analysis plans for in-house soil lab
  • Conducting evaluation and design-related tasks including slope stability analysis, settlement and bearing capacity evaluations for shallow and deep foundations, surcharges and retaining wall design and knowledge of rock slope design
  • Being familiar with KYTC, IDOT and TDOT geotechnical requirements
  • Being familiar with geotechnical software including gINT, Slope Stability Analysis software (e.g. GSTABL), deep foundation software, Arc GIS and LRFD design
  • Having knowledge of industry standard computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ArcGIS and proficiency in Bentley In-Roads preferred
  • Preparing geotechnical reports, drawing and specifications
  • Being responsible for budget management, client updates and general project management tasks

Job Type: Full-time


  • engineering, design or construction: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off