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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.


Responsible for leadership of large foundation projects (Between $75M and $250M) projects that are multi-party Joint Ventures.

Essential Functions:

Provide leadership and clear direction for project execution

Coordinates, deploys and prioritizes resources in order to manage coordination costs and risks

Manages the project’s schedule, budget, quality, technical efforts and employees

Makes strategic and tactical decisions

Maintains the efficiency of important aspects of the project such as design, engineering, planning, project controls and budget

Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all business lines, functions and locations

Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action

Organize and prioritize a variety of complex tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines

Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and global standards

Adhere to and support NCC Health, Safety & Environmental Policies

Effectively develops and applies to NCC Core Values

Education & Experience:

Accredited 4 (four) year engineering degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study along with 15 (fifteen) years of work-related experience in the heavy civil sector

Deep foundation related technical and project knowledge a mus

Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province and federal/national statutes and guidelines

Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors and other stakeholders

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of job cost functions and procedures

Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering data

Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning company’s financials, job costs, and employee files

Ability to operate accounting, spreadsheet and Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe, Viewpoint)

Access 2010 preferred but not required

Physical Requirements:

Lift, carry, pull and push at least 40 pounds

Open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary

Operate in a professional office environment

Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Mental Requirements:

Converse effectively using both verbal and written communication.

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

Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.