Geotechnical & Construction Services Group Manager

Nashville, TN

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast.

GMC is seeking a full-time, experienced Geotechnical Engineer / Manager to join our Geotechnical & Construction Services Division in our Nashville Tennessee office.  In this position, the candidate will be managing an existing geotechnical/construction materials testing department in the Nashville office and will have the opportunity to grow the department.  The candidate will be working alongside other civil engineers and architects in the Nashville office.

Essential Job Functions Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Client and business development
  • Manage field technicians and accredited laboratory
  • Perform field sampling of engineering materials as needed
  • Supervise drilling subcontractors
  • Perform site evaluations
  • Perform and supervise laboratory testing
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Manage project activities and budgets
  • Work with project managers on other assigned tasks
  • Invoicing and budget tracking
  • Effective communication skills
  • Travel as needed for projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • 6+ years’ experience
  • 6+ years’ experience performing geotechnical and CMT projects
  • PE licensure in Tennessee required within 6 months of hire date

Technical Requirements

  • Microsoft PC applications; GINT, LPILE, AutoCad experience a plus
  • Need good technical report writing skills
  • Knowledge of ASTM guidelines

Other Qualities

  • Client management and nosiness development experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Multitask and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Supervise staff
  • Travel as needed for projects
  • Group management experience a plus

This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. Successful candidate must meet requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy and Reference check program. Submit resume and cover letter for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About GMC

We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.