Senior Geotech Engineering Consultant
Posted on: February 24, 2021
See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 belowJob Description
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
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
- Full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing,
executing, and coordinating engineering assignments involving
unique or controversial problems which significantly affect
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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
- Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone
impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and
- 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
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
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