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Higher Job Growth

Over 10-Year Period


Larger Retirement



Sarasota, FL


Full Time


Mid Level

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Geotechnical Engineer (Midlevel)

Sarasota, FL - M-Mining

Job Description: RESPEC, an internationally recognized engineering consulting and services company with domestic and international projects, seeks a midlevel geological engineer in our Sarasota, Florida, office. RESPEC’s current mining projects focus on phosphate, limestone, and other industrial minerals. Domestic and international travel may be required for client development, visits to client mine sites, and client and corporate meetings.

Duties will include the following:

  • Perform geologic logging and sampling for soils and rock to support geotechnical testing plans
  • Identify, map, and evaluate geotechnical conditions or hazards
  • Develop, design, and manage exploration drilling programs for various commodities of interest
  • Develop and implement site safety plans, geotechnical monitoring plans, and environmental sampling plans
  • Perform slope-stability analyses and other geotechnical calculations
  • Use industry-standard software applications to analyze, map, and interpret geotechnical data
  • Install various instrumentation to monitor at-surface and underground mining and civil infrastructure projects
  • Travel domestically for projects and business development.


  • Bachelor of science degree in civil-geotechnical engineering, geological engineering or a related field; or master of science degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in surface tailings and rock mechanics, performing geologic analysis in exploration and mine development and/or production
  • Professional licensure or ability to obtain
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental insurance; holidays; paid leave; 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); continuing education; and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.