Sr. Geotechnical Engineer

ARM Group was founded in 1998 and has grown to be a premier science and engineering consulting firm headquartered in the sweetest place on earth (Hershey, PA). ARM has been recognized by the Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a Top 200 Environmental Firm and a Top 500 Design Firm in the US, selected by the Central Penn Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work”, and viewed by clients, the legal community, and regulators as an industry leader in innovation, quality, and service. ARM has over 200 employees across 11 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region, including some of the most highly-regarded experts in a multitude of disciplines. At ARM, the entrepreneurial spirit thrives and applying science and engineering to leave the world a better place is our purpose!

ARM has an immediate need in its Hershey, PA office for a senior geotechnical engineer. Qualified candidates must demonstrate proficient verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, strong work ethic, adaptability, and teamwork skills. The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, an “ownership mentality”, establish client relationships, define client needs, develop winning strategies, prepare proposals and generate sales in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as promote other ARM services.   Potential to work from our Lehigh Valley Office will also be considered.

Position will support a wide range of projects requiring broad knowledge and experience in geotechnical engineering, including: shallow foundations; deep foundations; retaining structures; karst hazards; mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) berms/walls; slope stability; ground improvement techniques; geotechnical support of shale gas projects and solid waste projects; and others. Experience with dam inspections, monitoring, rehab, and permitting is also desired.


  • Manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Maintain schedules, develop project timelines, coordinate with subcontractors, and manage people and materials to complete jobs on schedule and within budget guidelines.
  • Act as the direct point of contact in communication with clients and stakeholders.
  • Assess and mitigate project risks in advance of detailed engineering efforts.
  • Assist the ARM business development team, including the preparation of technical proposals.
  • Perform and/or check technical calculations and prepare project reports and specifications.
  • Prepare client communications, proposals, contract documents, etc. and consults with other internal partners as needed.
  • Monitor project work progress, adhere to the scope of work and communicate with key stakeholders including the project manager, client, and subcontractors.
  • Pro-actively recognize conditions and problems of non-routine nature and develop effective solutions.

Base Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is a minimum. Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.
  • P.E. registration required.
  • 5+ years of geotechnical experience.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills: articulate, assertive, and confident.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to manage multiple, complex projects.
  • Creative thinker with effective teamwork skills.
  • Ambitious and eager to grow.
  • Detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated mentality.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with key stakeholders.
  • Must have strong technical competency and analytical ability.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaborate with peers when appropriate.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Experience managing vendor and client payment terms to achieve positive cash flow.
  • Understanding of financial models and budget management.
  • Reasonably proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office Suite, and other industry-specific software.

Our best-in-class compensation and benefits package includes competitive salaries, a competitive health care plan, dental, vision, and life and disability insurance, FSA’s, 401(k) plan with a company match, 3 weeks of PTO, internal training and professional development, tuition reimbursement, state of the art fitness center, and an unmatched opportunity to learn and grow in a variety of disciplines.

Come join our team and be a part of the elite!

Interested and qualified candidates should email credentials to Submit all documents in doc or pdf format.