McPhail Associates, LLC
2269 Massachusetts Avenue • Cambridge, MA 02140 • Directions
(617) 868-1420

Consulting Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineers

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We are currently accepting applications for an entry-level civil engineer or geologist for a field technician position. The successful candidate will work with a dedicated team of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineers, geologists and scientists on projects in the field involving subsurface explorations, foundation-related construction, and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by oil and hazardous materials.


  • Monitor subsurface explorations (i.e. borings, groundwater observation well installations, geoprobes, test pits, CPTs, etc.).
  • Document soil, rock and groundwater conditions.
  • Perform environmental sampling of soil and groundwater.
  • Monitor environmental remediation.
  • Monitor foundation-related construction activities such as earthwork and pile installation.
  • Perform laboratory geotechnical testing.
  • Perform vibration monitoring with seismographs.
  • Coordinate with contractors.
  • Prepare daily field reports.
  • Communicate activities with project team on a daily basis.


  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Geology or related discipline.
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Valid driverís license.
  • Ability to travel to project sites in Massachusetts and surrounding area.
  • Current 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Training or 40-hour HAZWOPER training is preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience monitoring subsurface explorations is a plus.
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Office.


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