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Tolunay-Wong Engineers, Inc. Geotechnical Engineer/ Senior Geotech Engineer in Houston, Texas

Tolunay-Wong Engineers, Inc. (TWE) is one of the largest geosciences consulting firms in the Gulf Coast Region. Our offices are located in Texas and Louisiana with a staff of over 380 engineers, scientists, technicians, geologists, hydrogeologists, and associated laboratory and support personnel. As a Top 500 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Design firm and named one of Houston?s fastest-growing engineering companies by the Houston Business Journal, our success is driven by our employees who have shared sense of creativity and humility and a desire to have a positive impact on the world. Our experienced leadership team is committed to the career development their staff which starts with providing direct hands-on exposure to meaningful projects and dedicated mentorship.

We are actively seeking a Geotechnical Engineer/ Senior Geotechnical Engineer for a full time position located at our corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.

You will be working with an experienced team on high visibility projects in the Heavy Industrial Division. The projects include, but are not limited to, geotechnical aspects of design and construction of commercial buildings, industrial facilities (refineries, LNG, and chemical plants), highways, bridges, flood control structures, pipelines, power plants and water and wastewater facilities.

Duties include supporting Senior Engineering Staff in the management and execution of engineering projects. Routine activities include the following:

  • Assisting with overall development and management of engineering projects

  • Partner with key stakeholders in the coordination and supervision of field and engineering tasks

  • Performing engineering analyses and calculations, developing recommendations and preparing engineering reports for geotechnical projects

  • Preparation of project proposals and cost estimates

  • Attend project and client meetings

  • Participate in training and Professional Development opportunities

  • Training and development of TWE Staff Professionals

  • Assist other departments with geotechnical and other engineering services

  • Provide management assistance with interoffice project coordination

What you can expect from us:

  • Work closely with project managers on meaningful and complex geotechnical engineering projects

  • Exposure to senior management, several of whom have 25+ years of thought-leadership in the industry

  • Designated mentor who will guide, train, and advise you through your first year here and beyond

  • Social events and Roundtable meetings to expand your network and meet people across the firm

Skills / Qualifications

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (with geotechnical engineering emphasis)

  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant geotechnical experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility

  • Engineer-In-Training certificate or ability to obtain within six months of hire is required

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas preferred

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Familiar with standard geotechnical engineering software

  • Solid communication skills and ability to work well in multiple teams

  • Willingness to learn new concepts and ideas with an entrepreneurial mindset


  • TWE provides its full-time employees with a benefit package that is inclusive of the following:

  • Health Insurance with an option for HSA with matching contributions

  • Vision Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance (Individual $50,000 coverage is 100% paid by TWE)

  • Catastrophic Accident Insurance (Individual $50,000 coverage is 100% paid by TWE)

  • Guardian Supplemental Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Program with up to 4% employer match (eligible after 180 days).

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 120 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) annually

  • 9 company paid holidays

  • Travel reimbursement (for out of town jobs)

  • Annual boot allowance

TWE is an equal opportunity employer.