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Professional Geologist / Project Manager (PG)

Wilmington, NC · Construction/Facilities
Our client is a reputable Environmental, Geotechnical, and Civil Engineering firm serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.  Due to continued growth, they are seeking a Project Manager / Professional Geologist to support DOT project work in North Carolina.  

The Project Manager / Geologist will operate as a subject matter expert for all project related geotechnical topics and will interface with a multi-disciplinary engineering and construction team consisting of various civil, structural, construction management, and construction personnel. The position will also coordinate with outside consultants identified for support to both project and large program initiatives. This position will be responsible for executing the following on major DOT projects throughout North Carolina and the Southeast:

  • development, execution, and/or management of large scale geotechnical exploration programs;
  • geo-hazard risk analyses on long, linear corridor-type projects;
  • landslide and slope instability mitigation and design;
  • foundation analyses and design package development considering multiple foundation support solutions;
  • and interfacing closely with project-level and senior leadership personnel within the company and with various internal company Operating Units.


  • Maintain visibility with project stakeholders through regular contact with internal- and external-company stakeholders, participation in sector focused professional organizations, and attendance and presentations at industry events.
  • Manage projects and staff, including technical leadership and oversight, risk management, and mentoring of staff.
  • Assist in recruiting and training staff.
  • Review available project geotechnical data and search for publicly available data related to project.
  • Oversight of professional staff responsible for performing geotechnical evaluation and analysis of soil and rock mechanics data, engineering analyses associated with design of foundation, slopes, and earth retention and shoring systems. Responsibilities will include acting as the Engineer or Geologist of Record for a variety of specialty foundation types including, but not limited to, the following: helical piles, drilled shafts, micropiles, rock and soil anchors, and driven piles.
  • Develop, execute, and document finding of geotechnical characterization programs throughout North America.
  • Prepare and be responsible for complete project deliverables including construction drawings, calculations, and specifications.
  • Plan and coordinate detailed aspects of engineering work and assign tasks to engineering and geologically trained staff.
  • Formulate design options for major foundation projects and coordinate implementation of designs with contractors.

If you meet the requirements above, please apply directly to this post.   

Fusion HCR is a leading executive recruiting firm specializing in Environmental and Civil Engineering and Construction.  You can learn more about Fusion by visiting our website www.fusionhcr.com. 

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