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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Environmental Department Manager

  • Miami Lakes, Florida
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 21775BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Are you passionate about the environment? At Terracon, we are experiencing significant growth, and we are searching for a dynamic environmental department leader for our Miami, FL Office! We are looking for an accomplished, Environmental Professional to lead, and ultimately, grow our environmental business line in the Miami office. Our Miami office is uniquely located and works on exciting projects including environmental site assessment, remediation, redevelopment, and site renovation work for City and County agencies, school districts, commercial real property developers and managers, law firms, financial institutions, architect/engineer and construction (A/E/C) clients.

This position is for a career-level environmental management professional who will be responsible for overseeing a department of 15 employees with annual revenues over $2.0 million.The chosen candidate will be responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting, or coordinating site testing, developing analytical testing plans, and making recommendations for design on projects varying in size and complexity. In this position, the successful candidate must have strong management/leadership skills as well as be able to identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Our selected candidate will lead the department by utilizing a formal growth plan, promoting training, and assigning and coordinating staff workload.

If your passion lies in working on projects that help your community, and if you're interested in belonging to an employee-owned organization that allows us to set our course together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success, then Terracon is your kind of company! We share your passion.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:
  • Conducting client development activities and work with our team to develop a book of business in traditional environmental services for the South Florida metro area.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Provide environmental support to multiple services lines including industrial hygiene, geotechnical services, construction and building materials, and facilities.
  • Work as a team member and participate with business development pursuits.
  • Possess strong understanding of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Understand and implement technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.
  • Ability to make recommendations for conceptual designs based on technical data.
  • 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.
  • Serve as an inter-disciplinary team member in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks.
  • Perform site visits, field observations and field data collection with ability to collect detailed site observations and notes.
  • Mentor, supervise, and oversee staff environmental scientists and technicians.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects for incident and injury free operations.
  • Lead and participate in Pre-Task planning.
  • Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related science field and a minimum of 8+ years’ related experience;or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 14 years’ related experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience required, and previous managerial experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Flexible work schedule, to ensure project timelines are completed.
  • Possess strong writing skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills using the Microsoft Office Suite.
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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.
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