Universal Engineering Sciences

Major Projects Director Virginia- *Virginia P.E. Required *

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/8/2018 8:51 AM)
ID
2018-1356
# of Openings
1
Category
Geotechnical

Overview

Universal Engineering Sciences is the largest family owned business of it's kind in the nation! Building Inspection Services is just one of the many Engineering Services we offer. We also provide materials testing, threshold inspection, environmental and geotechnical services, drilling services and more! We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401k match, company vehicle, and much more. Come join the UES family!

Responsibilities

SUMMARY

The Director is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Geotechnical, Environmental, Building Inspection, and Construction Services Department within a branch office.   The manager maximizes long and short term profits for an entire branch office including the Environmental Services, Geotechnical, Testing Lab & Construction Services Departments. The person needs to be reliable (responsibilities, tardiness, etc.) and have a good work ethic. They need to be able to cooperate with co-workers and clients and they also should be able to listen, understand and follow instructions. They must show respect for company property.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

Maximizes long and short term profits for Environmental Services, Geotechnical, Testing Lab &

Construction Services Department.

 

Performs marketing and coordinates marketing department; meets with and solicits business from clients

 

Supervises, hires, fires and evaluates employees.

 

Quotes costs and fees to clients; prepares proposals and reports

 

Coordinates personnel and equipment within the branch

 

Follows and enforces safety procedures

 

Ensures progress in personnel development

 

Other duties may be assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages 5-50(depending on size of branch office) employees, such as the Department Managers, Supervisors, Field Technicians, Lab Technicians, Drillers, Inspectors, and Administrative Personnel. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. 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

 

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.

Required Qualifications:

 

  • SEISMIC Experience
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Transportation Related Geotechnical
  • Design/Build experience
  • Design/Build Highway experience
  • Geotechnical/Design Build Project Engineer 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) or Master’s Degree (preferred) in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from four-year college or university. At least five years related professional experience.

Geotechnical/Design Build Highway work experience required.

 V/M/D DOT Geotechnical/Design-Build/Highway work experience in Virginia required.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Registered Professional Engineer - State of Virginia

Valid Drivers License with acceptable driving record

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.   Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

 

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 define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

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 is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO STATEMENT

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.

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