Terracon Consultants

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in:

  • Environmental
  • Facilities
  • Geotechnical
  • Materials

Over its history, Terracon has achieved significant expansion through both internal growth and acquisitions. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 150 offices and 42 states nationwide. Additionally, we partner with our U.S. clients to serve their international needs. The firm’s success is further evidenced by a current ranking of 35 in Engineering News-Record’s 2015 list of the Top 500 Design Firms, as compared to a ranking of 58 a decade ago. Terracon’s growth is due to dedicated employees who are responsive to clients, provide quality services, and take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon provides services on thousands of environmental site assessment & geotechnical evaluation projects each year. Our culture, systems, and structure enable us to excel at both small and large projects. By combining our national resources with specific local area expertise, we consistently overcome obstacles and deliver the results our clients expect.

Terracon serves a diverse portfolio of private and public clients. By being responsive, resourceful, and reliable, we strive to exceed our clients expectations for service, solutions, quality, and speed of delivery. Based on a deep understanding of our clients needs, Terracon’s commitment is centered around these key objectives.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Terracon Consultants League City, TX, United States
Feb 05, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of an environmental engineering/consulting project to ensure that it is safely completed on time and within scope and budget.  Responsible for completing the project as per its contracted scope; monitor progress and performance against the project plan.  Troubleshoot and recommend or resolve operational problems and minimize delays.  May be responsible for resource management, project scheduling, budgets and forecasts, and working with external vendors, subcontractors or contractors.  Conducts meetings and prepares reports to communicate the status of the project to project team and client.  Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones.  May have responsibilities to communicate with the client and deliver work products to satisfaction of client.  Coordinates effort with APR to make sure that APR has opportunity to engage throughout the project, particularly at critical junctures.  Is involved with approving invoices, preparing change orders, and collections.   Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Manage all aspects of a small to medium sized project. Works with client or NAM to define project scope, schedule and budget. Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing the project. Leads safety efforts including preparation and compliance with approved safety plan. Take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project. This may include preparing calculations, designs, reports and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors. Partner with other departments or offices to secure specialized resources for the project. Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project. Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinates project staff to meet project targets and milestones. Coordinates with APR to ensure appropriate oversight is in place and sufficient time allowed for reviews of all critical junctures. Coordinates with accounting for financial management of business intelligence, invoicing and collections Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk.  Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.  Be familiar with company risk policies.  Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines.  Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices.  Promote pre-task planning for all projects. Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects.  Monitor quality standards and practices.  Engage APRs on projects at their onset.  Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practices by the Firm including Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience.  Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 9 years’ related experience. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.   Preferred:   Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Geologist (PG) or similar professional registration/certification relevant to the type of services and projects being managed Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Rochester, NY, United States
Feb 04, 2018
Full time
Job Description General Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of an environmental engineering/consulting project to ensure that it is safely completed on time and within scope and budget.  Responsible for completing the project as per its contracted scope; monitor progress and performance against the project plan.  Troubleshoot and recommend or resolve operational problems and minimize delays.  May be responsible for resource management, project scheduling, budgets and forecasts, and working with external vendors, subcontractors or contractors.  Conducts meetings and prepares reports to communicate the status of the project to project team and client.  Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones.  May have responsibilities to communicate with the client and deliver work products to satisfaction of client.  Coordinates effort with APR to make sure that APR has opportunity to engage throughout the project, particularly at critical junctures.  Is involved with approving invoices, preparing change orders, and collections.   Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Manage all aspects of a small to medium sized project. Works with client or NAM to define project scope, schedule and budget. Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing the project. Leads safety efforts including preparation and compliance with approved safety plan. Take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project. This may include preparing calculations, designs, reports and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors. Partner with other departments or offices to secure specialized resources for the project. Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project. Set priorities, assign tasks, and coordinates project staff to meet project targets and milestones. Coordinates with APR to ensure appropriate oversight is in place and sufficient time allowed for reviews of all critical junctures. Coordinates with accounting for financial management of business intelligence, invoicing and collections Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk.  Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.  Be familiar with company risk policies.  Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines.  Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices.  Promote pre-task planning for all projects. Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects.  Monitor quality standards and practices.  Engage APRs on projects at their onset.  Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline practices by the Firm including Engineering, Environmental Science or Geology and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience.  Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 9 years’ related experience. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.  Preferred:   Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Geologist (PG) or similar professional registration/certification relevant to the type of services and projects being managed Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Fort Collins, CO, United States
Feb 04, 2018
Full time
Job Description   General Responsibilities: Provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of environmental projects and clients.  This may include performing and/or leading environmental site investigations, engineering analysis, calculations and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided.  Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and remediation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Prepare applicable permit applications, risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.  Design systems and environmental protection plans.  Apply sound engineering principles and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and project teams.  Services may include Phase I/II environmental site assessments, ecological and natural resource field surveys, tank closure assessments, asbestos abatement, storm water management, and site planning and permitting.    Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects. Developing environmental engineering professional; assignments are designed to develop knowledge and abilities. Assist in the collection and analysis of data from sampling, reports, maps, drawings, tests and aerial photographs to evaluate, plan and permit projects. Conducts water, soil and other sampling. Responsible for conducting analyses of component portions of projects. May lead and assist in performing site visits, field observations and field data collection or assignments. Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities. Outline required investigative program(s) by selecting the proper alternative techniques to conduct site studies in field of expertise. Consult with other technical people and supervisor on routine and less complex projects. May have some direct interaction with client and project team in communicating services and findings. Perform basic calculations and engineering analysis. Drafts routine proposals and assists in the preparation of more complex proposals. Works under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.   Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or related degree. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.   Preferred:   Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Engineering Intern (EI) designation Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com