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Staff Geologist/Engineer/Soils Technician

Associated Earth Sciences, Inc. (AESI) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology, geology, and geophysics. AESI has provided these services in the Puget Sound region to municipal, commercial, and residential clients since 1981. We consider our interdisciplinary approach critical to the success of our engineering philosophy, approaching our projects with a big picture perspective that incorporates the geologic and hydrogeologic context of our sites into our understanding of our projects.


We are seeking upcoming engineers, geologists, or construction technicians to join our Team. You will gain experience by providing construction monitoring services in support of schools, public service buildings, municipal, and commercial projects in your local community. You will see projects through the construction phase.



  • Perform soil density testing on construction sites

  • Site specific observations

  • Produce daily field reports based on site observations



  • Full time with potential for overtime

  • Primary field work in variable weather conditions on construction sites

  • Ability to safely lift 30 pounds

  • Driver’s license and current vehicle insurance

  • Personal vehicle to travel between offices and job sites (project travel mileage reimbursable)

  • Voluntary nights and weekends

  • Reside in the Puget Sound region

  • Background check required



  • Have or be actively pursuing your GIT, EIT, PE, LG or other specialty license.

  • BA in Geology, Engineering, Chemistry or Environmental Sciences

  • Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training (encouraged but will train)



  • BA in Geology, Engineering, Chemistry or Environmental Sciences

  • Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training (encouraged)

  • Driver's License (Required)



Salary Range: $28-$32+ per hour


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision – Paid by AESI 

  • Performance Bonus 

  • 401K with matching 

  • HSA and Café Plan 

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick time 

  • Continuing Education Opportunities 


  • We provide competitive compensation and generous benefits, including health coverage, a substantial 401K match, and paid holidays and vacation time. Our best estimate for the salary for this role is $28 to $32+ and will depend on the qualified candidate’s experience and internal equity.

  • At AESI, we offer a supportive and inclusive work culture that emphasizes continuous professional growth. As part of our team, you'll have access to a range of opportunities for development, from monthly technical and safety roundtables to reimbursements for local professional events and online training.

  • Engage with our highly collaborative, interdisciplinary team of geotechnical engineers, geologists, scientists, and geophysicists, learning from their collective expertise (and sharing yours!).

  • We practice a flexible work environment, encouraging in-office work to foster team camaraderie and development of early career staff while supporting hybrid working arrangements as appropriate for the role requirements. Our organizational structure and an open-door policy foster collaboration and accessibility to senior leadership.

  • Join us in celebrating work-life balance through various activities like office barbecues, happy hours, holiday parties, and other social events, making AESI a fulfilling place to grow both professionally and personally.



  • We welcome all qualified applicants, regardless of background. Reasonable accommodation is available during the application process; please contact HR at for assistance.

  • At AESI, we believe that inclusivity is essential to creating a better world.  We define inclusivity as creating an environment where everyone is treated with respect, dignity, and fairness, and where everyone has equal access to information, services, and opportunities.  

  • Our company provides an all-inclusive work environment that is accepting, welcoming, and affirming. 

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