Geotechnical Engineer
Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
Richmond, VA
We’re growing.
Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881. In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

And. You’ve made it just in time!

We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.

Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
Join stability. Apply now

Who we are looking for:
F&R is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer! This position will provide engineering expertise; assisting engineering personnel in implementing geotechnical engineering projects, supporting field crews, performing and/or reviewing laboratory test results and other related engineering activities.


What you will be doing:
Including, but not limited to:
Perform geotechnical engineering analysis and calculations for commercial and industrial projects
Field reconnaissance
Field logging and managing drilling program for variety of projects
Review test results and make recommendations
Preparation of soil reports and proposals
Perform various other geotechnical engineering tasks

What you need to have:
BS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering; Master’s degree preferred
5+ years previous experience in related areas (geotechnical engineering, CMT, etc)
Must be knowledgeable of site work and earthwork construction techniques
Must be detail oriented
Strong project or task management skills, including scheduling, execution and follow-up
Excellent communication and presentation skills both oral and written
Ability to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently, and within a team environment to achieve goals
Valid driver’s license with good standing driving-record
Some travel will be required
Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record

Check out our Perks + Benefits:
In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

In-House continuous training
Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Company–observed paid holidays
Short and long-term disability coverage
401K retirement
Company Cell Phone
Usage of company vehicle when traveling to sites/labs, etc. *
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

  • Usage of company vehicle contingent upon continuous good-standing driving record.
EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace