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Job DescriptionAs the Senior Geodesign Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting the geodesign leadership in growing the geodesign business. You will participate in multidisciplinary project teams, often involving multiple offices across Texas. Your ability to work with a high-performing team, and commitment to exceptional client service and technical excellence, proper balancing of project risks and business needs, along with demonstrated success in business development will make you the perfect fit for our team.

Typical geodesign projects include analyses and detailed design of support of excavation systems, underpinning of existing structures, stabilization of slopes and other earth structures, steel and concrete design, soil improvement, shallow and deep foundation systems, earth retaining structures, grouting programs, design and oversight of positive cutoff walls, and numerical analysis. You are expected to apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the public works, transportation, commercial, communications, energy, and/or industrial sectors.

In this role you will also be responsible for the Underwater Inspection Team. As the Underwater Inspection Team Lead for the Texas Division, you will be responsible for assisting the Terracon Dive Team representatives with building a team in the Texas division and ultimately leading the commercial diving inspections in this region with the assistance from national resources within the company. You will participate in multidisciplinary project teams, often involving multiple offices. Your ability to work with a high- performing team, and commitment to exceptional client service and technical excellence, proper balancing of project risks and business needs, along with demonstrated success in business development will make you the perfect fit for our team.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrating safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.
  • Preparation and review of proposals
  • Preparation and review of detailed design calculations, drawings and construction specifications
  • Oversight of the work of junior staff
  • Senior project management including contract negotiation and risk management
  • Business development in a predominantly seller-doer role
  • Coordinating GeDesign services with internal and external clients
  • Construction administration
  • Traveling as needed for project and client development
  • Team management and administrative duties
  • Other tasks as required to support projects and business goals
  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Minimum 8-11 years’ experience.
  • PE certification in Texas (or ability to acquire within 6 months)
  • Prefer 5 years of diving/underwater inspection experience
  • ADCI or DCBC Commercial Diver Certification, preferred
  • Ability to work and excel in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated business development success
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of AutoCAD drafting software

About TerraconTerracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.EEO StatementTerracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.