Universal Engineering Sciences

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

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/8/2018 8:51 AM)
    # of Openings
  • 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!



    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.




    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



    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 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 



    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.



    Registered Professional Engineer - State of Virginia

    Valid Drivers License with acceptable driving record



    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.



    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.



    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/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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