Geotechnical Supervising Engineer


Department: Geotechnical
Location: Elmwood Park, NJ
Employee Type: Full-time
Desired Experience: 5+ years


YU & Associates, Inc., an awarding wining engineering firm located in Elmwood Park, New Jersey is seeking a Supervising Project Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will manage aspects of important projects including proposal development, budget, project execution, scheduling and client communications. Participates in conducting engineering investigations and planning work by completing well-defined tasks. These tasks may include collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of New York required;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-discipline projects and utilize technical support staff;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, must possess the desire to develop new clients and expand the services of existing clients while maintaining strong billability;
  • Record and report all work performed, including deviations from approved work plans, contract documents, poor quality of work, unforeseen conditions, unsafe conditions, etc.;
  • Interface with Senior Inspector to maintain and track various logs, reports and field records for the designated area of responsibility;
  • Monitor the contractor’s timely execution and quality of work;
  • Interact with contractor’s superintendent for on-site resolution of construction issues;
  • Review and proof contractor submittals and respond to RFIs
  • Prepare proposal cost estimates, technical approach and scope of work write-ups
  • Perform review of responses to RFPs for project subcontracts, materials and equipment;
  • Prepare thorough documentation of site activities, monitor project schedules and subcontractor performance and correct issues when needed.
  • Assist with preparing project reports, correspondence and cost tracking/status;
  • Provide technical assistance to engineering oversight staff as required;
  • Field and office assignments, as required.


If you are a highly motivated self-starter, we can offer you the challenge, responsibility and compensation you deserve. We offer employees competitive salaries; bonuses; medical, dental, life insurance, short/long-term disability insurance and 401(k) retirement plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer.



Required Qualifications:  

  • Experience in managing large field programs as a team leader is a plus;
  • Geotechnical analytical and design experience;
  • Technical report writing skills;
  • Project and safety management;
  • Field documentation skills;
  • Excellent reading, writing, and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills.


We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment and your efforts will be recognized through a competitive compensation program.

We offer employees competitive salaries, medical, dental, life insurance, short/long-term disability insurance, and after one year of service a 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Committed to the principles of Employment Equity, we thank all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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