Geotechnical Project Manager

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

•    Lead geotechnical projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
•    Collaborate closely with clients to grasp project requirements and guarantee client satisfaction.
•    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

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