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Giles Engineering is always looking to add more talent to its experienced team.

To apply for any current positions available, please e-mail your resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

Current Job Openings

Los Angeles, CA

Giles Engineering Associates, Inc. is a national engineering firm with over 40 years of experience. Giles’ Environmental Division is responsible for guiding our clients through the complex environmental aspects of property transactions and site development. Giles specializes in Brownfield redevelopment projects that transform blighted and environmentally contaminated properties into vital community resources. Giles works in partnership with developers and regulatory agencies to ensure responsible redevelopment that is protective of both human health and the environment.

Giles is excited to be currently offering a variety of opportunities for immediate employment in our Orange, California office. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic and well-organized individuals with a passion for the environment and responsible redevelopment.

 

Environmental Project Manager / Geologist

Level I or II

Orange, California

Giles Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a background in geology, hydrogeology, geosciences, and/or environmental engineering. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of environmental projects from the initial project scoping stage through project completion. Projects will be both long-term and short-term in duration and be of varying complexity. The Project Manager will also be responsible for overseeing a team of Staff Scientists in the completion of field activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Proposal preparation, developing project strategy, and cost estimating
  • Oversee complex long-term and short-term projects
  • Maintain a budget and monitor project performance
  • Communicate and build relationships with new and long-term clients
  • Act as a liaison between the client and applicable regulatory agencies
  • Coordinate field activities
  • Management of junior-level staff
  • Prepare technical reports and complete necessary regulatory reporting
  • Work in collaboration with Giles’ offices nationwide
  • Occasional travel for meetings or project oversight

Qualifications:

Level I

  • Registered PG in California or ability to obtain within one year
  • 3 -5 years of project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, geosciences, or environmental engineering (required)

Level II

  • Registered PG in California (required)
  • 6+ years project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, geosciences, or environmental engineering (required)
  • Master’s degree in geoscience-related subject (preferred)
  • Experience managing and training junior-level staff

Additional Qualifications

  • Current HAZWOPER Certification and OSHA 40-Hour Health and Safety Waste Site Worker Training and Annual Refresher
  • Licensed for Asbestos Identification Surveys (preferred) or ability to obtain
  • Licensed for Lead Based Paint Identification Surveys (preferred) or ability to obtain
  • Work in collaboration with Giles’ offices nationwide
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, and time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record (required)

If interested, please submit your resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com.

 

Environmental Staff Scientist

Orange, California

Giles Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking a Staff Scientist with a background in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, geosciences, or environmental engineering for an immediate opportunity in our Orange, California office. This position will be responsible for coordinating and performing field activities for Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and preparing technical reports. The Staff Scientist will work directly under Project Managers to complete projects on time and within budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect environmental samples, including soil, groundwater, and soil gas, in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
  • Coordinate field activities for Phase I and Phase II ESAs, including attaining site access and managing subcontractors
  • Conduct Phase I ESA and Phase II site visits
  • Prepare technical reports of varying complexity
  • Complete required regulatory paperwork and documentation
  • Maintain field equipment and supply inventory
  • Frequent travel throughout California and Western states

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, geosciences, environmental engineering, or related field (required)
  • 1-3 years related experience
  • Experience logging soils and collecting environmental samples
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Current HAZWOPER Certification and OSHA 40-Hour Health and Safety Waste Site Worker Training and Annual Refresher (preferred) or ability to obtain
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, and time management skills
  • Willingness to learn and work independently and as a member of a team
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record (required)

If interested, please submit your resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com.

 

Soils Engineering Technician

Giles Engineering is currently seeking entry level and experienced Soils Engineering Technicians in our Orange (Los Angeles), CA office.   As a soils technician you will be working side by side with professionals in a wide variety of fields in the construction industry. The civil and geotechnical engineering field encompasses many aspects; this position is an integral part of the building process. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in starting and/or furthering their career in engineering field.

Individuals should have strong initiative, be able to perform routine to complex inspections and testing procedures in the field and laboratory for verification of conformance to plans and specifications. This is an opportunity to become a member of a successful team working on vital projects in the California area.  Salary is commensurate with experience and certifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing and observations on commercial construction projects
  • Prepare daily reports on observed activities, providing clear documentation of findings
  • Perform soil sampling, borehole logging, and site observations
  • Work with project personnel and clients to ensure that specifications are followed
  • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects
  • Maintain assigned equipment

Required skills:

  • Above average attention to detail
  • Understanding of construction
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Requirements:

  • One year of experience with soils but will train an individual with a related background or education.  Recent engineering graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Some out-of-town and overnight travel
  • Nuclear density gauge certification preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s license with good record
  • Want to succeed and advance in life

    To apply, please send your resume to: humanresources@gilesengr.com

     

     

    Mid Level And Senior Level Geotechnical Engineer

    Giles Engineering Associates, Inc., a leading provider of Geotechnical, Environmental, Subsurface Exploration and Construction Materials Testing services, is looking to expand our Geotechnical engineering department and is actively seeking Mid and Senior Level Geotechnical engineers to join our Orange (Los Angeles), CA team. All candidates should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong organizational capabilities and be able to multi-task.

    Mid level candidates should have a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical emphasis and 3-6 years of experience. Licensed at least as an EIT, but California P.E., G.E. preferred. Responsibilities would include coordination and communication with field and laboratory personnel through report completion; client interaction throughout the duration of the project including time and expense management. Additional responsibilities would also include more in-depth project management and client contact; report writing and review, oversee field and laboratory services and analyze data and findings, and participation in the business development process with involvement in proposal preparation.

    Senior Level candidates should have a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical emphasis, although M.S. is preferred with 6+ years of related experience. In addition to the above responsibilities, our Senior Level engineer will also have more mentoring and oversight with less experienced engineers; report writing and review; extensive client involvement with respect to maintaining project requirements and expectations; involvement and participation in the business development process with proposal preparation, client follow-through and possible networking events.

    Email your resume to: humanresoures@gilesengr.com

     

    Dallas, TX

    Construction Materials Testing – Department Manager

    Welcome to the world of Quality in Construction!

    The Dallas office of Giles Engineering is currently seeking a Department Manager for the Construction Materials Testing Department. The candidate must have the ability to provide services to existing clients and develop new clients while maintaining strong billability. The candidate will be responsible for field technicians in the soils and concrete laboratory, as well as field operations. The candidate must have experience estimating CMT projects, writing proposals, billing, and with client relations. Must have had comprehensive field experience within the realm of Construction and Materials Testing and Inspections.

    This is an opportunity to become a member of a successful team working on vital projects in the Dallas area.

    Responsibilities:

    • Dispatch and scheduling of projects
    • Communicate with clients
    • Review daily reports on observed activities, providing clear documentation of findings
    • Work with project personnel and clients to ensure that specifications are followed
    • Ability to train field and laboratory staff
    • Maintain a safe and professional practices Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects
    • Maintain records and calibrations of laboratory and field equipment
    • Billability of staff and department

    Requirements:

    • Good organization and response skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Understanding of construction
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and with others
    • B.S. or higher
    • Valid Driver’s license with good record

    Competitive Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Health Insurance
    • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
    • Educational opportunities
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Pleasant working environment

    Email resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

     

    Geotechnical Engineer

    Our Dallas, Texas office has current openings for a geotechnical engineer. 3 to 5 years of applicable experience required. P.E. preferred or ability to obtain within 1 year. The candidate must have the ability to provide services to existing clients, and the potential to develop new clients while maintaining strong billability. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of proposals, technical reports, specifications and construction plans, development of appropriate foundation and site-related geotechnical recommendations, and must have had previous comprehensive field experience associated with subsurface investigations and foundation construction. A professional demeanor is required and client management experience is preferred. Good oral and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and with others is required. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

     

    Environmental Position (Entry and Staff level) for Environmental Engineer, Scientist or hydrogeologist.

    Staff Level Qualifications and Responsibilities: Must have a B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in hydrogeology, geology, or civil/environmental engineering or other related environmental discipline. A Minimum of 2 -3 to years’ experience in conducting and managing environmental investigations and performing Phase I Site Assessment, less experience would be acceptable for the right applicant. This position requires good organizational and communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong desire to learn. Should have experience on a wide range of Phase II ESA projects such as installation of monitoring wells, sampling various media (groundwater, soil, surface water, etc.), logging soil borings, compiling field records and documenting site activities, and directing subcontractors (drillers, sub-consultants). Office tasks experience would include: data analysis, data interpretation and manipulation, report writing, and coordination of logistics for field efforts. Knowledge of permitting, groundwater modeling, SPCC, SWPPP is a plus. Should have organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, while ensuring delivery within specific deadlines and budgets.

    Entry Level Qualifications and Responsibilities: Must have a B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in hydrogeology, geology, or civil/environmental engineering or other related environmental discipline. Good communication skills and should exhibit strong technical and administrative skills. This position requires a positive attitude, and a strong desire to learn. The set of challenges will include learning and performing Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, learning and performing various tasks associated with Phase II Site Assessments such as installation of monitoring wells, sampling various media (groundwater, soil, surface water, etc.), logging soil borings, compiling field records and documenting site activities, and directing subcontractors (drillers, sub-consultants). Office tasks would include: data analysis, data interpretation and manipulation, report writing, and coordination of logistics for field efforts. Should have organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time, while ensuring delivery within specific deadlines and budgets. Email resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

     

    Construction Materials Technician

    Giles Engineering is currently seeking entry level and experienced Construction Materials/Engineering Technicians. As a materials technician you will be working side by side with professionals in a wide variety of fields in the construction industry. The civil engineering field encompasses many aspects, from soils to concrete to structural steel to fireproofing; this position is an integral part of the building process. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in starting and/or furthering their career in Inspection and Materials Testing.

    Individuals should have strong initiative, be able to perform routine to complex inspections and test procedures in the field for verification of conformance to plans and specifications. This is an opportunity to become a member of a successful team working on vital projects in the Dallas area.

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform testing and observations on commercial construction projects
    • Prepare daily reports on observed activities, providing clear documentation of findings
    • Work with project personnel and clients to ensure that specifications are followed
    • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments
    • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects
    • Maintain assigned equipment

    Required skills:

    • Above average attention to detail
    • Understanding of construction
    • Above average written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or higher education
    • Valid Driver’s license with good record
    • Want to succeed and advance in life

    Competitive Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Health Insurance
    • 401 (k)
    • Educational opportunities
    • Advancement opportunities

    To apply, please send resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

    Manassas, VA

    Currently hiring a Branch Manager-2023

    Giles Engineering Associates, Inc. – A leading national provider of Geotechnical, Environmental, Subsurface Exploration and Construction Materials Testing services, is looking for a Branch Manager to head up and expand our East Coast operations from our Manassas, Virginia office. Giles has established a strong presence on the East Coast since opening their first office in Maryland in 1992, expanding with a Virginia in 2011.

    The position offers a wide variety of responsibilities within all of the divisions of the company. In addition to engineering, the manager is also involved with administration (business plans, budgets, billing, personnel); marketing and business development for the purposes of both enhancing and maintaining existing clients but also developing new relationships and growing the office; project management (including timelines, budgets, QA/QC, and project coordination). All candidates should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be able to multi-task and also have strong organizational abilities.

    Interested candidates should have a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical emphasis preferred), hold a Virginia P.E. and have a minimum of 10 years of applicable management level experience.

    Giles offers competitive benefits which include:

    · Competitive Salary

    · Health Insurance

    · 401(k) and Profit Sharing

    · Advancement Opportunities

    · Educational Opportunities

    · Pleasant Work Environment

     

    Geotechnical Engineer Staff Level

    Our Manassas, VA office has an immediate position available for an Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer. EIT and minimum experience level of 2+ years required. Opportunity for advancement exists both locally and nationwide. To apply, please send resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

    Geotechnical Engineer Project Level

    Our Manassas, VA office has an immediate position available for a Project Level Geotechnical Engineers. Virginia PE with 4+ years of experience is required. Opportunity for advancement exists both locally and nationwide. To apply, please send resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

    Soils Engineering Technician

    Our Manassas, VA office has immediate openings for soil/concrete field technicians. One year of experience with soils, concrete and other construction materials testing is preferred, but will train an individual with a related background or education. Nuclear density gauge certified preferred. Salary commensurate with experience and certifications. Recent engineering graduates are welcome to apply. To apply, please send resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com

    Waukesha, WI

    Environmental project Manager / Geologist

    Giles Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a background in geology, hydrogeology, geosciences, and/or environmental engineering. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of environmental projects from the initial project scoping stage through project completion. Projects will be both long-term and short-term in duration and be of varying complexity. The Project Manager will also be responsible for overseeing a team of Staff Scientists in the completion of field activities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Proposal preparation, developing project strategy, and cost estimating
    • Oversee complex long-term and short-term projects
    • Maintain a budget and monitor project performance
    • Communicate and build relationships with new and long-term clients
    • Act as a liaison between the client and applicable regulatory agencies
    • Coordinate field activities
    • Prepare technical reports and complete necessary regulatory reporting
    • Work in collaboration with Giles’ offices nationwide
    • Occasional travel for meetings or project oversight
    • 5 – 7 years project management experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, geosciences, or environmental engineering (required)
    • Registered PG in Wisconsin (preferred)
    • Master’s degree in geoscience-related subject (preferred)
    • Experience managing and training junior-level staff

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Current HAZWOPER Certification and OSHA 40-Hour Health and Safety Waste Site Worker Training and Annual Refresher
    • Licensed for Asbestos Identification Surveys (preferred) or ability to obtain
    • Licensed for Lead Based Paint Identification Surveys (preferred) or ability to obtain
    • Work in collaboration with Giles’ offices nationwide
    • Excellent problem solving, communication, and time management skills

    Email your interest to:  Pgiles@gilesengr.com

     

    Construction Materials Technician-Field Representative

    The Waukesha office of Giles Engineering is currently seeking entry-level and experienced Construction Materials/Engineering Field Representative. As a materials technician, you will be working side by side with professionals in a wide variety of fields in the construction industry. The civil engineering field encompasses many aspects, from soils to concrete to structural steel to fireproofing; this position is an integral part of the building process. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in starting and/or furthering their career in Inspection and Materials Testing.

    Individuals should have strong initiative, be able to perform routine to complex inspections and test procedures in the field for verification of conformance to plans and specifications. This is an opportunity to become a member of a successful team working on vital projects in the Wisconsin area.

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform testing and observations on commercial construction projects
    • Prepare daily reports on observed activities, providing clear documentation of findings
    • Work with project personnel and clients to ensure that specifications are followed
    • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments
    • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects
    • Maintain assigned equipment
    • Required skills:
    • Above average attention to detail
    • Understanding of construction
    • Above average written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or higher education
    • Valid Driver’s license with a good record
    • Want to succeed and advance in life

      If interested, please submit your resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com.

           

          Welder / Mechanic

          Part-time position available for a welder / mechanic who is hard working, self-motivated and mechanically inclined.  Approximately 20-25 hours/week.  Excellent job for a retiree, flexible hours, work at our shop in Waukesha.  General welding, tool build-up and hard facing in addition to routine fleet maintenance.   Email your interest to:  Pgiles@gilesengr.com

           

          Driller

          Our corporate office in Waukesha, WI has immediate openings for a hard working, self-motivated and mechanically inclined individuals to assist in the operation of test boring equipment. Will train. Some travel required and CDL within three months. Must meet DOT physical requirements. If interested, please submit your resume to: pgiles@gilesengr.com.

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