Universal Engineering Sciences is the largest family owned business of it's kind in the nation! Building Inspection Services is just one of the many Engineering Services we offer. We also provide materials testing, threshold inspection, environmental and geotechnical services, drilling services and more! We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401k match, company vehicle, and much more. Come join the UES family!
We are hiring for a Major Projects Director in Charleston and Greenville South Carolina. Must have :
Major Projects Director is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Geotechnical, Environmental, Building Inspection, and Construction Services Department within a branch office. The manager maximizes long and short term profits for an entire branch office including the Environmental Services, Geotechnical, Testing Lab & Construction Services Departments. The person needs to be reliable (responsibilities, tardiness, etc.) and have a good work ethic. They need to be able to cooperate with co-workers and clients and they also should be able to listen, understand and follow instructions. They must show respect for company property.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Maximizes long and short term profits for Environmental Services, Geotechnical, Testing Lab &
Construction Services Department.
Performs marketing and coordinates marketing department; meets with and solicits business from clients
Supervises, hires, fires and evaluates employees.
Quotes costs and fees to clients; prepares proposals and reports
Coordinates personnel and equipment within the branch
Follows and enforces safety procedures
Ensures progress in personnel development
Other duties may be assigned
Manages 5-50(depending on size of branch office) employees, such as the Department Managers, Supervisors, Field Technicians, Lab Technicians, Drillers, Inspectors, and Administrative Personnel. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Transportation Related Geotechnical
South Carolina experience
South Carolina P.E. required
Design/Build Highway experience
Geotechnical/Design Build Project Engineer
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) or Master’s Degree (preferred) in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from four-year college or university. At least five years related professional experience.
Geotechnical/Design Build Highway work experience required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Registered Professional Engineer - State of South Carolina
Valid Drivers License with acceptable driving record
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: medical/ dental/ Vision/ 401k plus match
About Universal Engineering Sciences
Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc. (Universal) is a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, hydrologic/geophysical, environmental sciences, construction materials testing, and threshold inspection. Universal is a growing, competitive firm with a strong position and reputation in our industry. We are a dynamic firm that is always looking for ways to provide enhanced services. With this in mind, we have added some new service areas including building/private provider inspection (PPI), plan review and geophysical engineering to our already wide range of construction-related services.From our headquarters in Orlando, Florida, we operate a large (500+ employee) engineering firm with nineteen (19) offices strategically located throughout Florida and Georgia. These offices provide services throughout the southeastern United States.Universal Engineering was established in 1964 by Seymour Israel, Chairman and CEO and continues to be one of the oldest and most prestigious professional engineering firms in Florida and Georgia. Today our president is Mark Israel, P.E.