ECS Limited

  • Geotechnical Principal Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Bridgeview
  • What You'll Do

    As a Geotechnical Principal Engineer, you strive to lead both your team and your profits. You have a dynamic and extensive background in the geotechnical consulting field and are capable of completing an array of different tasks. The consulting side of our business is what you thrive on; geotechnical engineering, project management, and investigations and reviews have made up a large portion of your career. The junior and senior engineering staff look to you for mentoring both technically and in building client relationships. Your positive interactions with clients as well as business development skills contribute tremendously to the success of ECS. You get the “big” picture and want to contribute accordingly – and that’s why you’ll have all the opportunity for career growth within our company you’ll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here.


    You will be part of a dynamic, growing and energized team – and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you proficient in:


    • Managing and mentoring of geotechnical engineering staff
    • Working with both geotechnical and construction materials testing (CMT) staff and projects
    • Senior level review and preparation of geotechnical reports
    • Client and business development, as well as assisting other staff in marketing our services
    • Geotechnical engineering in a consulting setting
    • Taking the lead in marketing and business development

    What We're Looking For

    • BS or MS degree in Civil Engineering – other similar engineering degrees considered if program is ABET accredited
    • 10+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license
    • ECS Principal designation will occur after management approval

    Who We Are

    Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 72 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, 2019) and is honored as ENR Mid-Atlantic’s Design Firm of the Year (2018). To learn more about us, click here


    We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people. 



    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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