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Senior Geotech Engineering Consultant

Company: Terracon
Location: Concord
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 belowJob Description General Responsibilities:
Provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients. This may include performing and/or leading field investigations, engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided. Review drawings and construction to assure compliance with plans and specifications. Prepare proposals and cost estimates, track and evaluate project progress, budgets, and recommend changes. Research and resolve design and construction problems. Assign, review, and evaluate laboratory or field data for inclusion in reports. Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the public works, transportation, commercial, communications, energy, and/or industrial sectors.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Communicates safety initiatives, rules and guidelines for Office or Region. Holds Managers and Employees accountable for following safety rules and guidelines.
  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Ensure best practices are being followed and hold Managers accountable for quality control standards.
  • Manage risk related to projects. Ensure contracts are signed and fully executed prior to commencing work. Monitor adherence to corporate risk policies and practices. Hold Managers accountable for mitigating or eliminating risk.
  • Senior Consulting level engineering professional who acts as a resource and specialist in the application of advanced theories, concepts and principles for a major engineering discipline.
  • Provide leadership, direction and promote a state-of-the art approach for a major engineering discipline of the firm.
  • Capable of analyzing all technical aspects of subject area, defining scope and selecting problems for investigation, developing novel concepts and approaches, and recommending major design changes.
  • Full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating engineering assignments involving unique or controversial problems which significantly affect projects.
  • Plan, organize and supervise design engineering activities for major projects of large scale and complexity.
  • Provides consultation on quality issues.
  • Identifies potential clients in need of consulting expertise and sells the services of the company to those clients.
  • Participates in the development of marketing strategies and formal presentations of qualifications to clients on various projects in area of expertise.
  • Publish technical articles, present technical papers and training seminars to technical groups to promote the professional image and reputation of the company.
  • Known in the industry as an expert in a major engineering discipline.
  • Maintain leadership level influence with appropriate technical committees and societies. Actively participate in professional organizations. .Act as expert witness on behalf of company to clients or representing company in litigation or court proceedings. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
    • Minimum 20 years' experience which may include advanced study and research in field.
    • Master's degree or PhD in Engineering preferred.
    • Professional Engineer (PE) registration.
    • Service Line Director Committee approval required.
    • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history
    • Obtain Authorized Project Reviewer status by Terracon within one year.Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19 Committed to Our Employee Safety!

      Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

      Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
      • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
      • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
      • Empowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditions
      • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
      • Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
      • Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
      • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
      • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
      • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
      • Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages
        If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today! About TerraconTerracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

        Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.EEO StatementTerracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status. Apply "I work with a really great team. I enjoy the work that I do and being able to assist others as our office succeeds and grows. Terracon is a solid company with a great foundation that will afford you opportunity to grow." "Terracon believes in being the best at people. Because of this I have had the opportunity to grow as a professional but also as a person by getting involved in some amazing community outreach programs our office has organized." Smriti , Geotechnical Staff Engineer, Charlotte, NC "The most satisfying aspect of my work at Terracon is the amazing people that I get to work with every day. What sets Terracon apart from other organizations is its focus on our people and helping them deliver the very best experience to their clients." "It is like working for a family company. Everyone - from our materials department to the employees working in the office - is like family." Shamar , Engineering Technician, Charleston, SC "We have the best of both worlds. We work in a place where we are surrounded by great people, in a family environment where we really care about each other. Plus, we have the support and resources of a large company." Lori , Office Manager, Charleston, SC "The safety mindset is in every aspect of the workday, focused around making sure our employees go home safe to their loved ones, each and every night." "Working at Terracon has allowed me to gain a wide range of experience on a variety of projects that will be enormously beneficial for my career." Chelsea , Field Environmental Engineer, Denver, CO "If you want a career and workplace where you look forward to waking up every day and going to work, and you want to surround yourself with people who are fun and energetic in an atmosphere that builds self-confidence, Terracon is the company for you." "I work with a really great team. I enjoy the work that I do and being able to assist others as our office succeeds and grows. Terracon is a solid company with a great foundation that will afford you opportunity to grow." "Terracon believes in being the best at people. Because of this I have had the opportunity to grow as a professional but also as a person by getting involved in some amazing community outreach programs our office has organized." Smriti , Geotechnical Staff Engineer, Charlotte, NC Join Our Talent Network Sign up for job alerts and hear about job openings first. Receive career-related communications and updates from us. Applicants with a disability who are in need of an accommodation in the application process should contact Human Resources at (800) 593-7777 or email employment@terracon.com .

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