RH2 is currently seeking an experienced, collaborative Geotechnical Engineer for our Medford location. If you are a detail-oriented professional with 10+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering or civil engineering with a strong geologic background and experience and thrive on thinking critically to solve complex problems, working in a collaborative team environment, providing exceptional client service, managing a diverse workload while creating technically accurate deliverables, we encourage you to apply and join our talented team.

About RH2

RH2 Engineering, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Bothell, Washington with offices throughout Washington and Oregon. We provide high-quality engineering and scientific services primarily to municipal clients. Services include project conceptualization, planning, design, permitting, construction management, services during construction and administration. RH2 is primarily focused on the water, wastewater and transportation fields.

RH2 is looking for individuals who are excited about building something great alongside other passionate people. We live and work within the communities we serve, and with that comes pride in the quality of services we provide. Many of our staff have worked at RH2 for most of their careers. We attribute the longevity of our employees to RH2’s commitment to engage staff, cultivate an environment that fosters innovation, and collaboration between offices, specialties, and experiences. RH2 staff consists of civil, mechanical, electrical, control, chemical and process engineers, and specialists.

About the Job

The Geotechnical Engineer will be working and collaborating with other RH2 team members in the planning, designing and construction of water, wastewater, irrigation, stormwater, and transportation projects. This work matters and impacts the quality of life for local communities, so we have big responsibilities and strict qualifications.


  • Characterization of soil, geology, and groundwater to identify geotechnical properties and geological hazards for infrastructure design and development
  • Soil boring and groundwater monitoring
  • Construction observation to conform pre-construction site characterization
  • Geological hazard assessment and mitigation
  • Shallow and deep foundation design
  • Retaining wall and embankment design
  • Shoring and dewatering system design and analysis
  • Slope stability analysis and mitigation design
  • Geological and geotechnical analysis, design, and reporting
  • Client Relation Management
  • Project Management

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering required
  • Preference given to Master of Science in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering, or with additional coursework in Engineering Geology or Applied Geologic Sciences
  • 10+ years of experience as a multi-disciplined geotechnical engineer or civil engineer with geotechnical experience in the Pacific Northwest
  • Experience managing and directing soil, geology, and groundwater drilling, testing and monitoring programs
  • Experience with analysis and reporting of geotechnical properties
  • Experience with analysis and design of foundations, retaining walls, engineered slopes and embankments
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in GIS, spreadsheets, modeling, remote sensing, or other technical supporting discipline
  • Professional Engineer in Washington or Oregon State or equivalent licensing in another state with the ability to pass and obtain a Washington or Oregon license through reciprocity within 6 months

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • GIS and limited CAD experience preferred
  • Use of slope stability software preferred

Additional Information

We offer a highly competitive pay rate with paid overtime and a comprehensive benefit package which includes 4 weeks paid time off, health insurance, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, bi-annual bonuses and a company stock option program.

All applications must be submitted online through our career site. We are looking to fill this role quickly and look forward to receiving your application!

RH2 is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. RH2 will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.