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Natural Cultural Resources Group Manager

at Terracon

Posted: 6/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3788871
Keywords: operations

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This is a great time to be a part of the very exciting and busy environment department in DFW Metro!  Our DFW Metro Organization includes offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and Frisco and the this position can be filled in either location.

In the role as Group Manager for the Environmental Planning team, you will oversee various natural and cultural resources projects including Wetlands Delineation and Permitting, Categorical Exclusions (CE), Environmental Assessments (EA), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Threatened and Endangered Species (T&E) Assessments, Archeological studies and other related environmental consulting services.  You will be the primary point of contact for our clients, working with them to grow the business and oversee projects.  In this role, you will not be alone. Our Texas division is highly collaborative, and you will be able to work with other professionals in Houston, Austin and San Antonio.
General Responsibilities:
In addition to leading a great team of professionals, you will also supervise or monitor all projects in progress in the department to ensure that work is executed on time and in accordance with the client’s requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards.  Supervise the preparation of proposals and cost estimates for clients to ensure proper scoping of services, staffing capacity and pricing to achieve desired profitability.  Supervise the daily operations of a department including staff training, development, and performance review, utilization of equipment and facilities, safety oversight, quality of services and work product, timely delivery of services and deliverables, and adherence to policies and procedures. Plan for and participate in business development activities to identify, develop, win, and execute project opportunities and build and maintain client relationships.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review proposals and cost estimates.
  • Engage in business and client development activities.
  • Develop and manage employee staffing plans, recruitment, selection and on-boarding.
  • Prepare and execute annual business plan for the specialty service group.
  • Oversee and manage the success of the key group metrics of revenue growth, staff chargeability, project billing and collections, and project profitability.
  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risks. Employ best practices for risk management and loss prevention.  Be familiar with company risk policies. 
  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. 
  • Promote continuous quality review and improvement on projects. 
  • Collaborate with Environmental Planning managers and staff in other Terracon offices to team on large project efforts and promote best practices.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Engineering or Geology and 5 years or more experience in the practice. 
  • Proficiency in GIS
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist


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Natural Cultural Resources Group Manager

Employment Type
Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location)
Dallas, TX

About Terracon
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, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement
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.

Job Category
Operations Management