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Geotechnical Project Manager
Elmwood Park, NJ

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You will be responsible for planning, scheduling and execute common to complex projects establishing techniques and standards for analysis and design, coordinating with senior level management, performing mathematical calculations, and training subordinates. The candidate will be managing within an integrated multidiscipline environment and be further responsible for reviewing and certifying the work of staff, performance, managing billings, and maintain strong billability.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform and oversee engineering calculations and design drawings related to geotechnical work.
  • Focus on public/private development with regulatory permitting expertise in NJ and PA.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and review others work.
  • Prepare proposals for professional services.
  • Perform and direct others with geotechnical inspections, site reconnaissance, soil borings, and field investigations.
  • Review proposed contracts to determine significant parameters, time schedules and mileposts and define the major task areas.
  • Resolve problems and coordinate the final turnover of the project to the client, as the primary contact with the client throughout the entire project.
  • Direct the planning and development of the project scope, procedures, and budget.
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met and the work is being performed according to the client’s instructions.
  • Maintain effective relationships with members of all divisions and departments responsible for performing services in connection with the project.
  • Control and/or review all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and reports. Responsible for quality control over the complete project; maintain project files.
  • Monitor fees and budgets; report problems to the appropriate department and division managers.
  • Review and address health & safety concerns on projects assigned.
  • Work with the accounting department to keep billings and receipts current and accurate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and M.S. degree with geotechnical specialty (preferred).
  • Registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey and/or New York.
  • Possess 10+ years of geotechnical related regional experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop diverse clients and grow a business.
  • Proven ability to identify, develop and mentor talent.
  • Effectively manage projects from concept through completion.
  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing, and project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of computers and related geotechnical design software.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Client offers employees competitive compensation packages, medical/dental/vision, life insurance, short, and long-term disability, paid holidays, paid time off,  and 401k retirement plan with company match.

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