Definitions for "Geotechnical engineer"
An expert who evaluates and stabilizes foundations for buildings, roads and other structures. Geotechnical engineering deals with geology, soil and rock mechanics, foundation engineering, ground improvement, land reclamation, deep excavation, underground construction and related work.
a civil engineer who has specialized in the design and construction aspects of earth materials
An engineer with specialized training and knowledge of structural behavior of soil and rocks, employed to do soil investigations, to do design of structure foundations, and to provide field observation of foundation investigation and foundation construction.