Cincinnati — Richard Goettle, Inc. announced that it is expanding its reach and opened a new office in West Chicago, Ill. In addition, the geotechnical engineering and construction firm hired four new employees.

Bringing Goettle to Chicago will allow the firm to better serve clients and more efficiently handle upcoming job opportunities, Goettle said. In Chicago, returning employee Eric Risberg is taking the role as vice president.

“I am excited to be back at Goettle and am looking forward to providing a wide range of deep foundation services to new clients throughout the Midwest,” Risberg said.

Joining him is Kyle Carmody as Project Manager/Estimator. In addition, the Pittsburgh office has hired Rachel Halbedl and the Cincinnati office hired Cody Schappacher, both were co-op students for Goettle and are now Project Managers/Estimators.