Company Overview: My client is a dynamic and rapidly growing engineering consultancy at the forefront of innovative solutions. With a commitment to excellence and a diverse range of challenging projects, they are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Chief Geotechnical Engineer to lead their geotechnical engineering department in Houston.
Position Overview: As the Chief Geotechnical Engineer, you will be a key strategic leader, responsible for providing technical guidance, overseeing departmental operations, and ensuring the successful execution of geotechnical projects. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience, a strong leadership presence, and a proven track record of managing and delivering complex geotechnical initiatives.
- Provide leadership and direction to the geotechnical engineering department.
- Oversee the planning, design, and execution of geotechnical projects from inception to completion.
- Collaborate with executive management to develop and implement departmental strategies.
- Mentor and guide a team of geotechnical engineers, ensuring professional development and growth.
- Lead the development of innovative and sustainable geotechnical solutions.
- Interface with clients, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders to build and maintain strong relationships.
- Ensure compliance with industry standards, codes, and safety protocols.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering or a related field.
- Professional Engineer (PE) license in the state of Texas.
- Minimum of 12 years of progressive experience in geotechnical engineering.
- Proven leadership experience, including managing and mentoring a team of engineers.
- Strong business acumen with the ability to contribute to the overall strategic goals of the organization.
- Expertise in geotechnical analysis, design, and project management.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Competitive salary and quarterly-based bonuses.
- Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
- Retirement savings plan with employer contribution.
- Opportunities for professional development and continuing education.
- Collaborative and inclusive work environment.