Assistant Engineer

Wood Rodgers, Inc.
Reno, NV
Added: May 10, 2024
Wood Rodgers is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Assistant Geotechnical Engineer to join our engineering team. The successful candidate will support our geotechnical projects and work under the guidance of our Senior Geotechnical Engineer.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Assist in the development of project proposals and bids.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of geotechnical investigations and soil testing.
  • Analyze soil samples and prepare geotechnical reports.
  • Work with computer-aided design (Microsoft Office, CAD) software to create project schematics.
  • Collaborate with project teams to design foundations, retaining structures, civil improvements, and provide earthwork recommendations.
  • Review development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, geological engineering, or a related field.
  • 0-5 years of experience in geotechnical engineering or related field.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel etc.).
  • Familiarity with geotechnical software such as gINT and Slide.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

How We Elevate Your Game

Joining Wood Rodgers comes with perks to support you in your personal and professional journey.

  • A Unique Culture:An engineering firm that doesn’t feel like one. We are inventors that ask, “why not?” with leadership that empowers employees to grow, challenge convention, and develop creative solutions. We throw big parties, get random days off, and constantly are shown how the company reinvests in our employees rather than corporate bottom-lines. These all help build a great culture, but at the core are great people; people who want to learn, teach, help, and collaborate.
  • Teamwork: experience what being a part of the Wood Rodgers family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged and cheered on by your teammates to live a big life, and be supported in your whole life working while you work with us. Visit our website to get a feel or check us out on social media @woodrodgersinc!
  • Learning + Development: take on leadership development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grow to your

Things we’d like to see

  • EIT certification or progress toward obtaining it.
  • Experience with fieldwork and soil testing procedures.
  • Knowledge of construction practices and principles.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.

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It is our expectation that the salary will be somewhere in the middle of this range.

This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential and can fluctuate above or below the posted range. If there is an offer, the salary presented will consider several factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, and training. Base pay is just one piece of the compensation package offered by Wood Rodgers.

Pay Range

$31.75 — $39.75 USD