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TERRACON INC Materials Testing and Special Inspection Field Supervisor in DES MOINES, Iowa

See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 belowJob DescriptionGeneral Responsibilities:Supervise the day-to-day activities of a team of technical field employees such as Engineering Technicians in the performance of Materials Testing and Special Inspection services provided by an engineering consulting project office. Services may include construction material testing and sampling. Services may take place in the field on client sites or in the engineering project office laboratory. Provide direct oversight and supervision; guidance and instruction on the assessment of site conditions and issues that may arise. May coordinate testing, scheduling and training of the field staff.Essential Roles and Responsibilities:Provide oversight to technical field staff in the performance of testing services.Provide daily monitoring and progress of current and upcoming projects.Maintain project schedule status and communicate with Department Managers, Project Managers and Office Managers on resource requirements and project updates.May plan, schedule and dispatch staff to project sites based on skill set, certifications, location, project and priority.Regularly communicate with clients to provide up to date information in regard to the company's ability to meet expected project timelines, client needs for projects and project status.Monitor testing to ensure it is completed based on project plans and specifications; provide technical guidance and work direction.Pushing work/pulling work inBillingProvide training and development to technical field staff.Participate in the preparation of proposals and cost estimates to clients.Participate in the recruitment and selection of technical field staff.Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies.Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices. Engage and consult with project managers and reviewers at the project kick-off stage.May provide assistance with testing services, as needed.Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent.Bachelor's degree in technical discipline practiced by the Firm including Engineering or Geology preferred.Minimum 4-6 years' relevant experience in the Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspection field.Minimum 3 years' supervisory experience.Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.Preferred Certification:Certification or licensure in field of expertise (ACI, AWS, ICC, DOT, NICET).Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19Committed to Our Employee Safety!Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you! Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as wellRequiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projectsEmpowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditionsProviding an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone im