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Take Your Delivery Management Career to the Next LevelDo you have a passion for project delivery? Our Delivery Management professionals are involved in project delivery from initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closeout. Each phase requires a strong attention to detail while communicating to internal and external stakeholders. Do you have a proven track record in managing goals and objectives? Consider joining our team and work with peers who have vast industry knowledge and experience solving complex problems.  Step into Your New RoleKleinfelder is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Program Manager with 12+ years of experience to join our dynamic team in the Southern California area. This is your chance to not only shape the future of infrastructure but also to shape the success of Kleinfelder itself. This role will focus on large transportation projects in Southern California.  We are seeking individuals who possess not just excellent technical, organizational, communication, computer, and writing skills, but also a desire to shape the future of transportation infrastructure. Team management and technical leadership experience will be essential, as this role will oversee a talented team of professionals that are leading the way in innovative design and analyses solutions for major freeways, interchanges, bridges, and parkways. In addition to championing technical excellence on projects, you’ll be a driving force behind our business development initiatives, cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, clients, and industry teaming partners.    The selected candidate will work in our team-oriented environment, leading the geotechnical engineering team and working with directly with clients. If selected, the candidate will work with technical teams and be expected to deliver a diverse range of geotechnical engineering services. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and technical review boards
  • Oversight of field investigations
  • Geotechnical design, slope stability, design of shallow, mat, and deep foundations, design of retaining walls, and large earthmoving projects.
  • Leading teams of geotechnical engineers and professionally develop staff at all levels
  • Planning, implementing, and managing geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing
  • Being externally focused to grow client relationships and develop business through the work
  • Capturing business development opportunities and preparing proposals
  • Effectively uses Kleinfelder workflows and processes to secure project resources, complete proposals, develop contracts, maintain project records, monitor project, bill clients, collect receivables, and close out.
  • Will assist team members in resource sharing efforts, provide LPS stewardship, facilitate collaboration with markets 

 Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required, Master’s preferred. Experience:  15+ years of related experience in consulting engineering firm or related service businessand knowledge of applicable laws and regulations required; or11 years related experience with aMaster's; or 9 years related experience with a PhD. Certification/Registration: PE /GE or CEG Licensure in California. Other Knowledge and Skills: Superior communication skills and in-depth knowledge of companyproducts and operations. High level of technical expertise and knowledge of current scientificinformation in specialty area. Reputation as subject matter expert based on publications and presentations desired. Proficiency in software including Lpile, Apile, Shaft, GeoStudio Suite, Settle3D, Slope stability analyses or similar is necessary for this role  Move Forward with KleinfelderKleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver. Progress with an Employer that Values YouKleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following: Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law.  Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Salary range: 125,000-208,000 Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program. Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.