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Job Description

Melick-Tully & Associates, a Division of GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., has an opening for an office Geotechnical Engineering Assistant Project Manager to successfully execute all aspects of geotechnical engineering projects in our South Bound Brook, New Jersey Office. The successful candidate will represent the Company with the client throughout proposal and project performance phases, will be responsible for day to day execution of technical and financial aspects of each project, will be involved with marketing activities and networking events, and will be involved with the development and mentoring of field staff. Long term ownership opportunities with the potential for advancement to principal levels.

Primary Responsibilities:

Internal and client communications

Managing the project office and field staff and day to day activities of projects

Monitoring projects for compliance with contractual agreements

Providing business development support

Preparing proposals and reviewing/writing geotechnical reports with Principal guidance and review

Staff training and staff review

Managing project execution and budgeting (including changes in scope, billing, etc.)

Typical Duties May Include:

Manage and mentor GZA field engineers and geologists

Supervision of field personnel, and monitoring and documenting geotechnical aspects of construction projects

Conducting/reviewing technical analyses/calculations

Participating in meetings and client consultation

Preparation of geotechnical investigation design and construction compliance reports

Developing design and construction plans and specifications

Preparation of proposals and networking to identify work opportunities and develop new clients

Performing and overseeing geotechnical computer modeling. Experience with geotechnical engineering programs including SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, L-pile and Plaxis is desired.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering required (Master’s degree desirable)

5+ years of relevant experience since college graduation

Experienced computer skills using MS Office and engineering software such as slope stability and shallow and deep foundations

Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills

Experience with financial project management

Demonstrated leadership and team building skills

Experience in execution and management of office and field tasks

P.E. required

Occasional out of town assignments may be expected. Candidate must have consistent means of transportation to/from project sites and client meetings.

About GZA:

Professional development and enrichment

Exciting and friendly work environment

Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan

Technical training

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital or veteran status, age or other protected status.

Department: Geotechnical

This is a management position

This is a full time position