Geotechnical Project Manager

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Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Geotechnical Project Manager

Benesch is offering a career opportunity for a Geotechnical Project Manager to join our Railroad Division to support railroad clients located across the United States. The successful candidate will oversee a wide range of geotechnical projects, managing all aspects from inception to completion. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead and contribute to impactful projects while collaborating with a talented team of professionals.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced consultant with 12+ years of project management experience and strong client development and relationship skills. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a “seller/doer” approach, have strong technical and project management skills, and an ability to manage a team and develop staff.


This position is entirely remote, offering flexibility while fostering collaboration with our dynamic teams through various engagement opportunities within Benesch and the Railroad Division. The following Benesch locations have a geotechnical team and or focus on geotechnical business development: Baltimore, MD; Jacksonville, FL; Nashville, TN; Richmond, VA; 2 Locations in GA (Atlanta, Augusta); 3 Locations in NC (Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington). 

Benesch’s Railroad Division is made up of highly skilled rail professionals, many of whom are former employees of operating railroads. This firsthand experience working on designing and maintaining active rail systems uniquely equips our team to develop innovative solutions to a wide variety of rail projects. 

The Impact You Will Have

•    Collaborate closely with clients to grasp project requirements and guarantee client satisfaction.

  • Lead geotechnical projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
    •    Organize and supervise field personnel, including technicians and drillers, to ensure smooth project execution and compliance with safety measures.
    •    Monitor project advancement, identify potential risks, and implement effective mitigation strategies.
    •    Maintain accurate project records, including testing, analysis, and correspondence.

What We Are Looking For

•    Proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
•    Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging effectively with clients, team members, and stakeholders.
•    Minimum 12 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, with expertise in project management.
•    Strong proficiency in geotechnical analysis software.
•    Experience in mentoring junior staff members.
•    Willingness to travel to project sites as required. #LI-MM1

Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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