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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Facilities Market Leader

  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 20319BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Terracon is growing, and we are hiring!

Looking to grow your career in the facilities practice with a company that supports personal and professional development? Want to join a company that consistently ranks as a top 25 design firm by Engineering News-Record? Then join our team as Facilities Market Leader in the Richmond, Virginia area and help lead a growing facilities engineering practice while expanding our market presence in the region. This role will benefit from the existing Terracon services (in Eastern Virginia and the DC markets, and presence in the regional market, thereby providing immediate connectivity and support. Interested? Come explore with us!

In this role you will utilize your market awareness and technical knowledge to respond to existing and new client needs, pursue new opportunities, and build a local team of professionals delivering the responsive service that Terracon provides.

A background in buildings/systems through a degree and/or practice (engineering, architecture,
facilities management, system specialization or construction) is required, and professional/industry registration/certification is desired, but not required. Additional background in staff development and people leadership is a plus.


The Richmond, Virginia office currently has three local Facilities staff, with most work currently performed in owner representation and on site contract administration and expanding our growth, and deepening relationships with the regional offices. Candidate should be versed in the following or show the ability to successfully manage and grow teams that work in the following practices:
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • Building Enclosure Evaluation (water intrusion and air leakage, roofing failures, structural evaluation, and facades)
  • Facility Condition Assessments
  • Construction Consulting Services including construction loan monitoring
  • Remedial design (roofing, façade and fenestration replacement)
  • Building Envelope Performance Verification Testing (including ASTM D4541. E779, E783, E1105, E1186, and other standards as required)
  • Other types of building performance investigations
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the Facilities Building Performance practice for the Richmond and northern Virginia geographic regions.
  • Work with traditional service line managers in Environmental, Geotechnical and Materials Testing to grow and expand those service lines in connection with Division and Regional Management.
  • 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.
  • Responsible to execute the region's Facilities Building Performance 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 the 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.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practiced by the firm including Engineering, Architecture, Facilities or Construction related, Business Administration and 8 years’ practice experience.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ related experience in lieu of a degree
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Preferred Certification:
  • Certification or licensure in the field of expertise.
  • Master’s degree preferred (not required).

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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