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    Materials Engineer - San Diego, United States - Kleinfelder

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    Job Description:

    Take Your Construction Career to the Next Level

    Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Construction Materials Engineering and Testing team is looking for you From construction management and observation/inspection services to laboratory testing and materials and forensic engineering, our Construction Materials Engineering and Testing market helps to develop and maintain America's infrastructure and supply chain and is a recognized industry leader with more than 25 accredited laboratories.



    Step into Your New Role

    Kleinfelder, a long-standing industry leader in southern California, seeks a Materials Engineer experienced with Construction Materials, Engineering, and Testing (CoMET) to join our San Diego office.


    Kleinfelder offers:



    - SIGNING BONUSES

    - Competitive wages.

    - Benefits, including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance; HSA & FSA; 401K; paid holidays; and paid time off (PTO).

    - Training and professional development assistance.

    - Employee referral bonuses.

    - Career advancement opportunities with one of the largest and most respected firms in the industry.

    We're looking for a
    Materials Engineer with a client service focus and technical leadership abilities to join us in meeting the needs of our diverse client base on projects throughout southern California and the surrounding areas.

    The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented individual with a background in construction materials testing, special inspection, construction management, and/or construction related engineering services.

    This role's primary function is to ensure Kleinfelder exceeds client expectations through frequent client communication and leading Kleinfelder's service delivery team, planning and execution of technical work, and monitoring and controlling project budgets to deliver services while working to expand our client base.

    This role offers a dynamic work environment, the opportunity to work on multiple high-profile projects, and to be part of an industry leading company.


    Position responsibilities include:

    Lead project and service delivery teams.

    • Supervise operational staff (field and laboratory personnel).
    • Communicate with clients, staff, and supervisors to successfully and profitably deliver construction services on a consistent basis.
    • Prepare cost estimates, quantity takeoffs, and technical proposals.
    • Lead pursuit teams and prepare Statements of Qualifications.
    • Maintain a client base.
    • Coordinate work to assure projects/contracts are properly managed thereby assuring budgets and schedules are met and work product meets both client's needs and Kleinfelder's standards.
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance for staff.

    Consideration for this position requires the following minimum competencies or experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a construction related field.
    • Professional Engineering (PE) license in the State of California.
    • 5 years of experience in materials testing, special inspection, construction management, and/or other constructionrelated engineering services.
    • At least 2 years of project management experience, including responsibility for direct client interaction, as well as the ability to plan, organize, execute, and direct various size projects.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member, maintaining composure and working effectively in a highpressure environment with changing priorities.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record and ability to pass a drug test.
    • Able to use a company provided laptop or tablet computer and a working knowledge of MS Office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
    • A good work ethic, attention to detail, and high level of personal integrity.
    • Authorization to work in the United States.

    In addition to the above required competencies and experience, hiring preference will be given to those candidates with the following:

    Applicable construction inspection and testing experience and certifications from the American Concrete Institute (ACI), International Code Council (ICC), National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), the American Welding Society (AWS), and/or local inspection credentials from governing jurisdictions.



    Move Forward with Kleinfelder
    Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961.

    We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure.

    As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia.

    Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.


    Progress with an Employer that Values You
    Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination.

    We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity.


    We are proud to offer the following:

    Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Pay Scale Disclosure Law. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.


    Salary range:
    $98,000 - $165,000 annually.


    Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.


    Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES

    Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

    In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

    Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.


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