Geotechnical Department Manager

Greenville, SC 29615

Posted: 10/16/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 173061 Pay Rate: DOE

Our Client is currently seeking a dynamic leader to join their team as the Geotechnical Department Manager.

The Geotechnical Department Manager will 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.

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.

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.

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

Perform business and client development activities.

Develop and manage employee staffing plans, recruitment, selection and on-boarding.

Prepare and execute annual business plan for the department.

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.

Responsible for preparation of proposals and cost estimates.

Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field and 5 years’ practice experience.

Master’s degree strongly preferred.

Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

Certification or licensure in field of expertise preferred.


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