Supervise the day-to-day activities of a team of technical field employees such as Engineering Technicians in the performance of services provided by an engineering consulting project office. Services may include construction material testing and sampling. Services may take place in the field on client sites or in the engineering project office laboratory. Provide direct oversight and supervision; guidance and instruction on the assessment of site conditions and issues that may arise. May coordinate testing, scheduling and training of the field staff.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide oversight to technical field staff in the performance of testing services.
Provide daily monitoring and progress of current and upcoming projects.
Maintain project schedule status and communicate with Department Managers, Project Managers and Office Managers on resource requirements and project updates.
May plan, schedule and dispatch staff to project sites based on skill set, certifications, location, project and priority.
Regularly communicate with clients to provide up to date information in regard to the company’s ability to meet expected project timelines, client needs for projects and project status.
Monitor testing to ensure it is completed based on project plans and specifications; provide technical guidance and work direction.
Pushing work/pulling work in
Provide training and development to technical field staff.
Participate in the preparation of proposals and cost estimates to clients.
Participate in the recruitment and selection of technical field staff.
Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.
Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.
Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices. Engage APRs on projects at their onset.
May provide assistance with testing services, as needed.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practiced by the Firm including Engineering or Geology preferred.
Minimum 4-6 years’ relevant experience.
Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience.
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Certification or licensure in field of expertise.
Terracon 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 4,000 employees in over 140 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.
Terracon 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.