Construction Materials Department Manager
Posted on: November 22, 2021
See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 below
Together, we are Best at People! At Terracon, our culture is built
on being Best at People allowing our employee-owners to explore
beyond the surface. With over 160 offices throughout the US we
pride ourselves in empowering our engineers, scientists and
construction professionals to imagine the impossible. Are you ready
to Explore with Us and be part of a 100% employee-owned company
where your ideas and hard work will contribute to the company's
success, all while being a valued owner?
The Materials service line in Terracon's Cleveland office includes
20 professionals and completes 150 different and exciting projects
Nature of Work
The Construction Materials Department Manger will supervise or
monitor all projects in progress in the Materials department to
ensure that work is executed on time, in accordance with the
client's requirements and within Terracon policies, procedures and
standards. They will supervise the preparation of proposals and
cost estimates to clients to ensure proper scoping of services,
availability of manpower and pricing to achieve desired
profitability. They will manage the daily operations of the
Materials department including staff training, development, and
performance review, utilization of equipment and facilities, safety
oversight, quality of services and work product, timely delivery of
services and deliverables, and adherence to policies and procedure.
Plan for and participate in business development activities to
identify, develop, win, and execute project opportunities and build
and maintain client relationships.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for managing the preparation of proposals and cost
- With support from the Office Manager perform business and
client development activities.
- With support from the Office Manager develop and manage
employee staffing plans, recruitment, selection and
- With support from the Office Manager prepare and execute annual
business plan for the department.
- With support from the Office Manager oversee and manage the
success of the key department metrics of revenue growth, staff
chargeability, project billing and collections, and project
- Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be
familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect
the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.
- Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety
rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe
work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task
planning for all projects.
- Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on
projects. Monitor quality standards and practices. Engage APRs on
projects at their onset. Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in technical discipline practiced by the Firm
including Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and 5
years' practice experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 9
years' related experience.
- Master's degree or PhD preferred.
- Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.
- Certification or licensure in field of expertise.
Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19
Committed to Our Employee Safety!
Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after
the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and
grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution
to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as
committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then
Terracon is the company for you!
Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has
been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners.
It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely
in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue
our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things
Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
- On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated
COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access
to resources as well
- Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols
for all tasks and projects
- Empowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in
- Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone
impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and
- Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing
extra time to care for others
- Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high
productivity and chargeability
- Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by
providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations
and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
- Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and
innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
- Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job
sites, in offices, and in our labs
- Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees
continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work
If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for
your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100%
employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly
progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering
firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon
has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in
environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services.
Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150
offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth
is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service
and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in
Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is
demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits
package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many
programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k)
plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and
various bonus programs.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority,
female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered
for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant
for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender, disability, age, or military status.
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