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Geoscience Branch Manager

Geoscience Branch Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-MO-St. Louis
Department / Discipline 
General Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Senior Professional to lead and manage our Geoscience/Environmental Branch in St. Louis, Mo. The St Louis office has over 85 professionals, is a dynamic work environment, and has averaged over 30% top line growth over the past 4 years. The successful candidate will be a proven industry leader in the environmental and geosciences industry and possess a balanced portfolio of industry knowledge and skills to manage and grow a multi-disciplined operation.


Key Skills and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in technical, business development, financial and administrative aspects of the consulting business to sustain and expand a successful multi-discipline operation
  • Manage a variety of professional consulting assignments in one or more specialized areas of environmental and facilities projects, including site investigation, remedial investigation, remedial design, remedial construction, and decommissioning and demolition services
  • Coordination with other operations across the global organization
  • Develop strategic plans and financial budgets
  • Proven experience and results as a catalyst for business development and growth of similar the operations
  • Superior communication skills effective with clients, staff and other Amec Foster Wheeler senior/executive leadership
  • Proven ability to recruit, develop and retain new prospects for future growth
  • Assure on time delivery of quality products
  • Proven risk management including senior risk/tender reviews as well as providing direction on technical projects
  • Serve as senior project manager and/or project expert on specific tasks or projects from time to time

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS degree in Civil/Chemical/Environmental Engineering; Advanced degrees and PG or PE a plus
  • 15+ years of role related experience Previous Profit & Loss (P&L) ownership with proven results
  • Strong personal commitment to safety
  • Experience in successfully advocating and/or negotiating with clients, regulatory agencies and third parties in favor of client positions
  • Experience in successfully supporting public meetings, including presenting technical material to non-technically education audiences
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

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.


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