Business Leader – Geotechnical Engineering
As a Business Leader, you will provide operational management, senior technical support, supervision, training and mentorship to the existing team as well as lead strategy and business development initiatives.  Your focus on business development functions will be instrumental in the continued growth of Geotechnical Services within the region.   You will be a Key Team member within the upper management in the GTA and will be a go-to for client geotechnical needs.
Financial and Administrative Responsibilities

  • Demonstrating good business knowledge and awareness of the financial implications of project decisions
  • Ensuring that division budgets are prepared on time and that profit and utilization targets are met
  • Tracking monthly division performance (client satisfaction; revenue/profit; accounts receivable; work in progress; billings; etc.)
  • Overseeing the preparation of contract documents  according to standards

Business Development

  • Engaging in business development; building and maintaining client relationships and monitoring industry trends
  • Attending trade shows, and professional associations/events and providing presentations and/or seminars as required to promote the company’s profile 
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, contractors, and industry representatives
  • Maintaining relationships with various contractors and other vendors

Leadership and Staff Supervision

  • Hiring and developing the team
  • Ensuring the well-being and safety of employees at work sites
  • Supervising employees and monitoring their job proficiency and quality
  • Mentoring and supervising senior, intermediate, and junior level staff 
  • Reviewing technical reports
  • Coordinating group resources, including employee allocation, equipment control, and maintenance, weekend resources, vacation scheduling, etc.
  • Providing technical assistance to employees 
  • Liaising between Clients and employees
  • Ensuring employees are trained in and maintain, company procedures and programs
  • Working with employees to develop and set annual goals for professional growth
  • Continuing the ongoing development of our geotechnical team through supporting and encouraging technical upgrading and providing direction and mentorship on complex issues and field investigations     

Maintaining Quality Control and Technical Engineering Duties

  • Reviewing the work of employees and colleagues to ensure it meets the established standards 
  • Making suggestions to continually improve work quality, for both self and team
  • Reviewing projects from the proposal stage through to completion, including allocation of budgets, personnel and resources, billing, and client relationships
  • Maintaining technical proficiency, including participation in professional practice groups and organizations
  • Participating in the preparation and presentation of training programs
  • Providing clients with advice on appropriate regulations and guidelines


  • University degree in Geotechnical, Civil, or Geological Engineering or related degree and experience 
  • 10 + years of experience in a geotechnical engineering role 
  • A Professional Engineering Designation in the Province of Ontario or be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario 
  • Experience managing a CCIL Certified Lab considered an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook), as well as geotechnical engineering software (slope stability, seepage, finite element programs, etc.) 
  • Able to work closely with our project teams across the company where geotechnical support may be of assistance, such as Environmental Due Diligence and Remediation and Building Sciences 
  • Excellent technical writing skills for preparing geotechnical engineering reports and letters for clientele 
  • Strong communication skills, professional presentation, and technical expertise
  • Familiarity with invoicing, budgeting, and other areas of project-related financial management
  • Experience with business development initiatives and client interaction
  • Proven group management experience
  • Valid driver’s license insurance & personal vehicle is required (work-related travel expenses will be compensated)

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