Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Austin, TX or Remote
Reports to: Principal Geotechnical Engineer

About FTC Solar Inc

FTC Solar is a fast growing, global provider of solar tracker systems, technology, software, and engineering services. We are as passionate about renewable energy as we are about our culture and values. We want to attract likeminded individuals who live and breathe Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Excellence. We’re humble enough to know that we don’t know everything, so we love bold ideas that disrupt the status quo. Basically, we don’t want you to just fall in line!

FTC Solar is committed to creating a culture of inclusion and diversity. For us, this is not just a set of words or metrics. It drives our culture, creativity, and future success. We support our employees and foster an environment where new ideas and perspectives are celebrated and encouraged. When our employees thrive, FTC Solar thrives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


As part of the Sales Engineering team, you will be responsible for technical support, due diligence and design of the Voyager SAT system’s foundations. Your responsibilities will include review of geotechnical and load testing reports, interpretation of results and design of foundation solutions for Voyager SAT projects. You will report to the Principal Geotechnical Engineer and will be expected to work closely with other FTC teams including Software, Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and others.


  • Coordination and project management of testing service providers (Geotechnical and load testing providers primarily)
  • Design optimization of piles using All-Pile and Risa software platforms
  • Creation, assembly and final delivery of project calculation packages
  • Coordination of all project engineering stakeholders to ensure final products meet schedule and quality requirements
  • Engineering tasks, including generation and updating FTC standards and processes, which regularly require the application of fundamental engineering concepts and mathematical formulas


  • 4 year college degree in civil or structural engineering or equivalent technical discipline
  • 1+ years of Risa, All Piles and AutoCAD experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs, specifically Word and Excel

Preferred Qualitifications

  • Strong desire to work in the renewable energy industry
  • Knowledge of Sketchup, Civil3D or other drafting/modeling software a plus
  • Computer programing skills are a benefit
  • Experience with International projects and metric units
  • Familiarity and experience with single axis trackers


FTC Solar offers competitive wages, growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Unlimited vacation
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401(k) with a company match and much more
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