Professional Geologist

Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing, Inc. - Paducah, KY


Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing, Inc., a regional engineering firm, is currently seeking a Professional Geologist for our Paducah KY location. This candidate should be skilled in environmental work.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts in Geology and/or engineering geology and a minimum of 5 years related experience (soil logging required).
  • Professional Geologist (PG) in Kentucky or Tennessee, or the ability to obtain license within 2 years.
  • Experience with MicroStation preferred

Job Duties:

  • Planning, implementing and managing geotechnical and environmental projects including preparing geotechnical proposals and directing drilling staff
  • Creating soil sampling plans, logging and classifying soil and rock samples and submitting laboratory testing plans to in-house soil lab
  • Developing drill locations maps and directing in-house or subcontracted drill crew to obtain necessary geotechnical subsurface information
  • Conducting Phase I/II Environment Site Assessments
  • Being familiar with KYTC, IDOT and TDOT geotechnical requirements
  • Being familiar with geotechnical software including gINT, Slope Stability Analysis software (e.g. GSTABL and ArcGIS
  • Being familiar with rock slopes is preferred
  • Assisting and collaborating with Senior Geotechnical Engineer to develop geotechnical design and/or environmental reports

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Geologist (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off