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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Environmental Department Manager

  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 21593BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Are you an Environmental professional who’s ready to explore your professional growth? Have you been looking for more leadership opportunity within the Environmental Consulting realm?

Terracon is looking for an Environmental Department Manager to lead our well-established Environmental Team in Northern Colorado.

We are seeking a motivated leader to help continue the growth and development of our Environmental Services. The successful candidate will be a leader with demonstrated supervisory or management experience leading and developing a team of Environmental professionals. These activities including supervising and monitoring projects in progress in the department to ensure that work is executed on time and in accordance with the client’s requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards. The preparation of proposals and cost estimates to clients to ensure proper scoping of services, availability of manpower and pricing to achieve desired profitability. Supervise the daily operations of a 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.

The Environmental Department Manager will work with our northern Colorado Regional Manager to lead our team of Environmental Professionals located in Fort Collins and Longmont and will perform the following duties:
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of complex proposals and cost estimates.
  • Prepare and participate in client and proposal related presentations.
  • Direct 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.
  • Prepare the department annual business plan.
  • Oversee and manage the success of the key department metrics of revenue growth, staff chargeability, project billing and collections, and project profitability.
  • 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 management policies.
  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines.
  • Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment. 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.
  • Work with office leadership team to promote cross-selling of Terracon services to better serve our client’s needs and provide a great client experience.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practiced by the Firm including Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and 8 years’ practice experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 12 years’ related experience.
  • Master’s degree or PhD preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience required, and previous managerial experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Preferred Certification:
  • Certification or licensure in field of expertise.
Salary Range: $90,000 to $120,000 per year.
The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

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About Terracon
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 the marketplace.

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.
EEO Statement
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.
COVID-19 Safety Response
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 unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • 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

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!
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