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Actalent Civil Field Engineer in Shawnee Mission, Kansas


Established engineering firm with multiple offices across Kansas seeking to train an entry level graduate who will assist with collecting and analyzes samples of soil, rock, and other earth materials to determine variations in different landscapes and evidence of pollution or climate change. Your job duties include gathering samples from the test sites, logging samples accurately, confirming drilling locations are accurate,

coordinating with utility services, analyzing the data produced from environmental testing, and creating reports of your findings. Most of the work will be done locally in Overland Park, KS. You'll be working on a variety of project ranging from construction of small coffee shops, large commercial parking lots, logistic centers, sport fields, school additions, and highway expansions. You WILL be paid for overtime. Attention to detail is HIGHEST priority.


  • Primary role is to assist the Staff Engineer with subsurface investigations in support geotechnical design and evaluation efforts

  • Some significant time may be spent working with the drill crew logging exploratory borings and evaluating samples in field locally around Kansas City

  • Submitting utilities locates and aiding in preparation of drilling assignments

  • Perform laboratory tests needed for engineering analysis

  • Preparation of reports under Engineers’ supervision by entering boring logs into software

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Geology

  • Passed FE or EIT certificate preferred but not required

  • Comfortable working outside 100% for the summer months

  • Detail oriented

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com (%20actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com) for other accommodation options.