Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. is currently seeking a Branch Manager/Senior Civil/Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager to lead our Nevada Mining, Geotechnical Engineering, and Construction Materials Testing & Inspection consulting business. He/she will manage operations, projects and lead teams in Reno and Elko, to provide civil/geotechnical engineering services for civil engineering and/or mining projects.
This individual would be located in our Elko or Reno, NV office.
Successfully manage the performance of the operation. Oversee the development and monitoring of financial plans, provide strategic direction for the business, coordinate local human resource and health and safety functions with corporate personnel, and provide leadership in business development efforts. Position will include execution of project-related work, as well as business management responsibilities. Project-related responsibilities will include project management, senior review, and quality assurance of work products developed by the technical staff. It will be essential to interact routinely and openly with other Amec Foster Wheeler Managers across the Western US as well as National Sector Leads.
Provide civil/geotechnical engineering and project management and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and geologic projects, primarily focused on Mining and Public civil works projects
Project and budget management including resource management and oversight
Technical management and direction of site investigations and preparing technical reports
Managing and coordinating project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables
Capable of functioning independently on office-specific issues and with minimal management engagement, oversight, and/or approval
Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities
Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects
Recruit employees and see that they are assigned, directed, and evaluated effectively in their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence
Review budgets, bids, and contracts
Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed by staff
Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and policies, and making decisions about the purchase of equipment, materials or services
Review and recommend or approve contracts and fee estimate proposals
Skills / Qualifications
BS or MS in Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering or related engineering discipline
20 years + experience in geotechnical investigation and design, preferably in the mining industry
Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics and local Nevada soils and geology
Demonstrated Project Management skills and the ability to lead, train and mentor junior staff
Good communication, report writing, interpersonal and presentation skills
Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients
Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration as a PE in Nevada
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.