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Construction Materials Department Manager in Las Vegas, NV at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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Job Description

We are growing and hiring a Construction Materials Department Manager in our Las Vegas, NV office! Our Las Vegas office works on exciting projects including bridges and highways, airport, and slope stability geotechnical work. This position is for a professional engineer who will be responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating construction materials specific work, as well as managing a team of project managers for projects varying in size and complexity. The successful candidate will be experienced in all phases of construction materials testing and previous leadership and management experience. This position requires numerous business development efforts including client development meetings, proposals, reports to support existing clients and project portfolios that serve to expand our service offerings.

We a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, we have evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. We currently has close to 4,000 employees in 145 offices with services available in all 50 states. Our growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace. We are currently ranked at #30 on the list of the Top 200 engineering firms in the U.S.

•Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams.
•Directs the short-range business development activities of all department personnel to ensure that adequate fees are available to support the manpower on the payroll.
•Plan for and execute the recruitment, selection, training, mentoring, and development of all employees in the department.
•Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones.
•May be responsible for resource management, project scheduling, budgets and forecasts, and working with external vendors, subcontractors or contractors.
•Conducting client development activities and work with our team to develop a book of business in traditional geotechnical services for Las Vegas.
•Provide excellent level of customer service.
•Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing the project.
•Ability to develop written proposals to clients for both small and large projects.
•Experienced in evaluating, and synthesizing complex laboratory and field data, and assembly in written reports.
•Demonstrate a commitment to follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects for incident and injury free operations.
•Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
•Lead technical training and make informed decisions based upon state of the art technology issues.
•Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.
•Engage APRs on projects at their onset.

  Job Requirements  

�Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geology or other related science field and a minimum of 10 years•related experience;
•Have or be able to acquire certifications in state of Nevada that may include:
oNevada Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Civil Engineering (preferred)
•Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.
•Ability to travel out of town between 10% of the normal work week.
•Possess strong writing & MS Office suite skills.
•Ability to work on a team and build networks across Las Vegas.