The right candidate for this position will possess a current GE license in the State of California and have an entrepreneurial desire to oversee the expansion of an existing geotechnical engineering division throughout the Northern California service area. Must have a proven track-record of performance in upper management, a strong work-ethic, and desire to participate as a team player.
Duties include preparing geotechnical recommendations related to building foundations, pavement designs, bridges, landfills, soil liners, retention ponds, communication towers and other elements requiring the involvement of a geotechnical engineer. Responsible for establishment of initial site reconnaissance plan, subconsultant coordination and management, field explorations and sampling, data evaluation, laboratory soil characteristic and strength testing program, regulatory research, and preparation of final geotechnical reports. Candidate should have experience with deep foundation systems including drilled pier, caissons, auger cast piles, pipe piles, prestressed concrete piles, etc. Must have good technical report writing skills, the ability to manage multiple project assignments, and be responsible for project profitability.
The successful candidate must have proposal estimating experience, change order management experience, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced office environment. Prior project experience should include public works, commercial, transportation, high-rise, hospitals and schools with project values ranging from $1 million to $1 billion. Northern California project experience preferred.
Experience with OSHPD, DSA Code Requirements
Experience Managing Quality Systems associated with AMRL, CCRL, DSA Laboratory Acceptance Programs a plus
Minimum 10 years of related geotechnical experience
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Computer experience including CAD, gINT, Geosystems, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Experience with budget management, change orders and contract administration procedures
Ability to prepare and present at proposal presentation, project start up and management meetings
Self-motivated and results driven capable of working without oversight through self-direction
Consistently able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
California-licensed Geotechnical Engineer
Master of Science degree in soil mechanics engineering or a closely related field is desired but a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering will be considered