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Job Description

SUMMARY

The Geotechnical Department Manager has authority and responsibility for a service line within the branch. Is responsible for the long-and-short term profitability of the company and department, and maintains a good and safe working environment for the employees. They are also responsible for quality assurance within the department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Maximizes long and short term profits for company and department

Markets geotechnical consulting services throughout the region; performs and coordinates with the marketing department and branch manager

Manages Project Engineers including hiring, firing, evaluations, and performance management

Prepares proposals, invoices and reports

Coordinates personnel and equipment within the branch

Coordinates personnel and equipment between branch offices

Ensures progress in personnel development

Follows and enforces safety procedures

Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly employees in the Geotechnical Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; at least five years related experience and/or training.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Drivers License

Registered Professional Engineer in Florida

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.