Geotechnical Engineers

Geotechnical/Engineering Department Manager

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Geotechnical Department Manager with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and 5 years’ practice experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 9 years’ related experience.

·        Master’s degree or PhD preferred.

·        Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

·        Certification or licensure in field of expertise.

·        Excellent communication and people skills

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

·        Responsible for preparation of proposals and cost estimates.

·        With support from the Office Manager perform business and client development activities.

·        With support from the Office Manager develop and manage employee staffing plans, recruitment, selection and on-boarding.

·        With support from the Office Manager prepare and execute annual business plan for the department.

·        With support from the Office Manager oversee and manage the success of the key department metrics of revenue growth, staff chargeability, project billing and collections, and project profitability.

·        Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.

·        Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.

·        Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices. Engage APRs on projects at their onset.

Additional Details

·        Relocation available

General Responsibilities

o  Supervise or monitor all projects in progress in the department to ensure that work is executed on time and in accordance with the client’s requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards.

o  Supervise the preparation of proposals and cost estimates to clients to ensure proper scoping of services, availability of manpower and pricing to achieve desired profitability.

o  Supervise the daily operations of a department including staff training, development, and performance review, utilization of equipment and facilities, safety oversight, quality of services and work product, timely delivery of services and deliverables, and adherence to policies and procedure.

o  Plan for and participate in business development activities to identify, develop, win, and execute project opportunities and build and maintain client relationships.

Geotechnical Manager (PE or PG)

Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Geotechnical Manager with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Geology and a minimum of 8+ years’ related experience.

·        Have or be able to acquire certifications in state of South Carolina that includes:

·        Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Civil Engineering or Geologist (P.G.)

·        Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

·        Manage and lead a department of geotechnical engineers and continue to make the department profitable and inspire growth.

·        Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams.

·        May be responsible for resource management, project scheduling, budgets and forecasts, and working with external vendors, subcontractors or contractors.

·        Conducting client development activities and work for the Columbia marketplace.

·        Provide excellent level of customer service.

·        Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing the project.

·        Ability to develop written proposals to clients for both small and large projects.

·        Experienced in evaluating, and synthesizing complex laboratory and field data, and assembly in written reports.

·        Demonstrate a commitment to follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects for incident and injury free operations.

·        Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

·        Lead technical training and make informed decisions based upon state-of-the-art technology issues.

·        Provide leadership for marketing, sales and business development efforts.

·        Supervise less experienced engineers or technical support personnel on projects.

Additional Details

·        Relocation available

·        Projects: bridges and highways, airports, and deep foundation slope stability geotechnical work.

·        The successful candidate will be experienced in all phases of geotechnical and construction management efforts in addition to previous leadership experience.

·        This position requires numerous business development efforts including client development meetings, proposals, reports to support existing clients and project portfolios that serve to expand the teams service offerings.