• Title
    Principal Construction Materials / Geotechnical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Geotechnical / Materials Testing
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Principal Construction Materials/Geotechnical Engineer to join our Albuquerque, NM team.  This individual will provide senior engineering expertise, quality assurance and will lead the expansion of our materials and geotechnical business lines.  Will assist with business development, project delivery and will manage projects from start to completion.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Will lead business development efforts - Provide diversification, development and growth of construction materials engineering and testing and geotechnical services through new business opportunities and expansion of business with existing clients using the seller/doer model
    • Manage technical, budgetary and schedule performance to achieve client satisfaction and repeat business
    • Manage proposal preparation including innovative technical approaches and competitive pricing; Will prepare and perform client presentations
    • Project-related responsibilities will include project management, senior review and quality assurance of work products developed by the office staff
    • Will manage multiple and/or technically difficult projects and will have the authority to commit company resources

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BS degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
    • PE is required
    • 15+ years related construction materials engineering and testing and geotechnical experience including project management and marketing experience
    • Proven supervisory skills and a leadership style that promotes participatory management technique teamwork, innovation and results
    • Experience with one or more discipline including environmental, oil and gas, transportation or water resources
    • First-hand knowledge of New Mexico clients is a plus but is not required
    • Demonstrated successful experience in project management, including: development of technical approach, budget and schedule; monitoring project performance; client stewardship; delivery of technically superior work products, on time and within budget
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be experienced in subsurface exploration, soil classification, analysis for shallow and deep foundations and report preparation
    • Must be experienced in construction processes and in-construction geotechnical recommendations
    • Knowledge in construction materials (hot mix asphalt, Portland cement concrete, aggregates, and soils)
    • Knowledge and experience in field and laboratory testing, laboratory analysis, and non-destructive testing
    • Knowledge of pavement design, pavement materials evaluation and/or pavement management is a plus but not required
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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