Geotechnical Department Manager – 002


Job Description:

GeoMaterials firm is seeking a senior-level geotechnical engineer to oversee and grow our geotechnical engineering practice in our Houston, Texas office.

#### Position Overview:

This is a full-time, salaried position based out of our Houston, Texas office. Compensation is based on experience and the ability to lead and grow a successful geotechnical engineering practice within the Texas Region. Employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug screening and background check. Localized travel throughout Texas will be required to support projects and clients. Occasional travel to other offices or projects may be necessary.

The Houston Geotechnical Department Manager is a dynamic leadership role within our Houston operation and is expected to be a positive and motivating influence to staff by actively promoting and living our core values. This role is primarily responsible for building and leading a team of technical and administrative staff to achieve objectives and performance metrics related to safety, growth, client satisfaction, risk management, and profitability.

Reporting and Collaboration:

– Reports to the Texas Regional Manager.

– Directly supervises a team of four engineering, technical, and administrative professionals.

– Collaborates with and receives technical support from Corporate Service Line Leaders.


– Build and lead a team to achieve safety, growth, client satisfaction, risk management, and profitability goals.

– Oversee and provide technical oversight, client management, and sales to the department.

– Manage financial performance, client relationships, and risk control.

– Develop and lead groups of technical, administrative, business development, and management professionals.

– Inspire, grow, recruit, and mentor employees to success.

– Proficiently write and review technical data and reports.

– Utilize Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).


– Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas (or ability to secure Texas PE within 60 days of hire).

– 10 years of geotechnical engineering experience with 5 years of supervisory experience.

– BS degree in an engineering-related field; MS or higher preferred.

– Strong background in business development with a diverse client base including transportation, municipalities, healthcare, education, and commercial clients.

– High competency in project management, including financial performance, client relationships, and risk control.

– Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

– Authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Skills:

– Ability to lead, inspire, and mentor a diverse team.

– Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

– High level of personal integrity and a good work ethic.

If you meet the above qualifications and are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding leadership role, we encourage you to apply.


Reach out to Joana Todd for more information 

P: 541-787-4005


LinkedIn: Joana Todd

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