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Do you want to be part of one of the leading geotechnical contractors in the industry?

Join Malcolm Drilling Company, Inc. – one of the largest Specialty Contractors in the world and in business for over 60 years!

Company offers competitive salary, 100% paid health benefits (PPO) for the employee and minimal contribution for ALL dependents, company contributes up to 10% of your salary into retirement plan (no employee contribution required) and opportunity for career advancement.

We are hiring for the following position:

Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer

City, State: San Francisco, CA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and engineering support to across full company portfolio of projects and technologies, including deep foundations, earth retention systems and ground improvement.
  • Review documents including plans, specifications and geotechnical reports, provide technical recommendations for bid stage, and awarded projects.
  • Provide and/or review Design-Build proposals, including client presentations.
  • Perform site visits to evaluate site conditions.
  • Work with estimating teams to develop bidding strategy.
  • Prepare and review project submittals including construction means and methods.
  • Review and provide recommendations on technical aspects of changes and construction contract disputes.
  • Establish quality control protocols. Oversee training and implementation.
  • Develop and lead in-house training programs.


  • Masters’ degree in geotechnical engineering.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in construction engineering, management of complex foundation projects and contract management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel nationwide.
  • Meet deadlines for multiple tasks.
  • Professional Engineer license preferred.
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Geotechnical Design software.

Malcolm Drilling Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Francisco, CA 94105: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Master’s (Preferred)


  • Contract management: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Construction management: 10 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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