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Regional Exploration Manager

Job Description As a Regional Exploration Manager with Terracon, you will manage a region with teams of employees responsible for exploration services.  This position could be located in Denver, Colorado or somewhere in the Western Operating Group. Job Level Description:   Execute the initiatives of regional exploration services including development of drilling safety practices/initiatives, drill rig inspection programs and compliance. Oversee and ensure consistent operations and practices of regional teams by providing training, drill rig safety inspections, and monitoring/balancing workload employees, rigs and projects . Monitor the performance of regional teams through site visits, safety incident and near miss investigations, quality audits and metrics. Provide leadership and direction on drilling practices and rig utilization/fleet management to local offices. Partner with other Regional Exploration Managers to develop and deliver coordinated and consistent exploration services across all regions. Monitor safety, quality, and production of regional teams and provide recommendations for improvement to Division/Service Line Management. Assist local offices with marketing activities related to exploration services including pricing, planning and drill methods. Participate and provide input in the recruitment, interview and selection process for drillers. 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. Communicates safety initiatives, rules and guidelines for Office or Region. Holds Managers and Employees accountable for following safety rules and guidelines. Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Ensure best practices are being followed and hold Managers accountable for quality control standards. Knowledge & Skills:   Bachelor's degree in technical discipline practiced by the Firm including Engineering or Geology and/or combination equivalent education and experience totaling a minimum of 9 years. Experience as a drill operator and/or drilling manager may be substituted for education Minimum 5 years' site exploration experience. 3-5 year's management experience preferred. Proficient knowledge of multiple drilling methods including mud rotary, auger and coring techniques. Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history. Required Certification:   OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour course; must attend within 90 days of hire. Preferred Certification:   Certification or licensure in field of expertise. Work Environment & Physical Requirements     This job family requires individuals to occasionally work outside in varying weather conditions as well as being able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds (i.e., drill bits, augers, soil samples, well supplies, etc). Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. Position requires the employee to regularly stand, walk, stoop, or kneel; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. Frequent travel up to 50-75%. Location is negotiable.   About Terracon Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace. 9476BR
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Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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