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Job Description

Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.


Provides overall management for multiple base business projects or runs one large complex project at a time.

Essential Functions:

Ensure that all Nicholson and OSHA safety regulations are met and enforced; bottom line responsibility for safety

Assist in business development, risk assessment, bid preparation, selling and closing new work

Assist in contract negotiation and oversees subcontractor


Oversee all aspects of a project in accordance with the Nicholson Project Management Manual

Responsible for designs, submittals, material ordering, pre-

job planning and scheduling

Create and review job budgets, cost reports, forecasts and cash flows

Primary contact for clients and subcontractors

Manage A/R collections

Coordinate, review and submit project change orders, extra work orders, and back charge documentation

Analyze, develop and submit claims

Coordinate with the Regional Manager and Risk Manager for support and overall strategy

Ensure that all Nicholson policies are followed (safety, quality, travel, drug testing, HR, etc.)

Education & Training:

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering preferred


Minimum 7 years of experience construction equipment, techniques, drawings, specifications, building materials, surveying, design, and/or consulting geotechnical work

Knowledge and Abilities:

Proficient with bidding and job costing procedures

Ability to make recommendations for project related decisions such as bidding, estimating and risk assessment

Ability to meet with clients; create and deliver presentations; and negotiate contracts

Ability to manage in-house and subcontracted engineering services

Proven experience with managing client meetings; screening and evaluating of project opportunities; and creation of presentations concerning project work

Physical Requirements:

Lift, carry, pull and push at least 40 pounds

Travel per the company travel policy, often overnight and away from home

Mental Requirements:

Converse effectively using both verbal and written communication.

Make decisions and assume accountability

Concentrate on tasks

Demonstrate ability to manage stress and emotions as related to the workplace

Attention to detail

Identify and resolve conflict

Assess safety and risk





Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Life Insurance

401(k) matching

Safe Harbor Retirement Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Vacation

Personal days

Sick days

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.