HNTB Section Manager - Geotechnical in Kansas City, Missouri

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For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

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Overview

The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Section Manager – Geotechnical in our Kansas City, Missouri office.

Job Summary

Provides both technical and administrative supervision to the section so as to ensure that technical, administrative, direct labor, and schedule targets of the section are met in accordance with applicable professional standards, design control procedures, company procedures, and technical design guides. Section revenue normally does not exceed $1.5 million per year.

Essential Responsibility

  • Coordinates activities of engineering section.

  • Assigns priorities and staff to jobs.

  • Coordinates time and budget on jobs.

  • Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Ensures quality control are maintained on project(s).

  • Typically manages up to 15 employees.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides both technical and administrative supervision to the section to ensure that technical, administrative, direct labor, and schedule targets of the section are met in accordance with applicable professional standards, design control procedures, company procedures, and technical design guides.

  • Coordinate project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs.

  • Productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.

  • Staff development and training.

  • Performance feedback of staff.

  • Lead and/or direct the pursuits of new work to support the growth of the Geotechnical Department.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

11 years relevant experience

2 years supervisory experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering

PE/SG

Experience in geotechnical analysis and construction monitoring of shallow and deep foundations for bridges, settlement and slope stability analysis.

Proficienct in geotechnical design software Driven, SHAFT, LPILE, GROUP, FB Multi Pier, gINT, Studio and GRLWEAP.

Excelled technical writing and communication.

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Job Location US-MO-Kansas City

HNTB Job Title Section Manager

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Engineering-Bridge

Job ID 0917-16985