Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.
Nicholson's incoming Project Engineers will be part of the Engineering Development Program (EDP), a three year, rotational mentoring program based in Pittsburgh. The primary goal of the EDP is to create valuable contributors in our organization through early career development that emphasizes execution. Opportunities will be provided so hat successful candidates:
Receive broad experience in the design and build world of construction;
Balance office experience with critical job‐site experience;
Work in different parts of the country and in a variety of geologic environments;
Learn to read and understand exploration reports, construction drawings and specifications;
Learn the many techniques and applications in geotechnical construction;
Feel the sense of accomplishment from a well‐constructed project; and
Get to know the great people at Nicholson.
Participants are coordinated and mentored by the Program Director. Engineers participate in the program for a period of 3 years.
During this time, participants are given assignments that will allow them to learn the many facets of geotechnical construction, including on-site quality control, management, and supervisory roles. Office roles to include: design, estimating, and business development.
These positions will involve travel but will be based out of our corporate offices in Pittsburgh, PA. Participants in the program will be required to establish a residence in the Pittsburgh area.
When working on construction sites, participants will be provided a hotel or apartment with the project team and will receive per diem payments to cover meals and incidental expenses.
The training program will challenge participants with broad experience and a deep understanding of Nicholson and the projects we undertake. It is a springboard for future growth. The program director will work with other senior leaders to place successful candidates upon completion of the program into corporate or field positions with Nicholson Construction.
Applicants should be graduates in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and authorized to work in the US. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in geotechnical, structural, or construction areas as well as those with a Masters degree.
Expectations for success in the program include:
A willingness to travel to gain experience on various jobsites with different techniques, different
people and different geologic environments.
A strong work ethic and dedication to your own professional growth.
Conscientious work habits that include attention to detail, clear documentation, and
progressively improving communication skills.
Being a respectful team player who demonstrates a commitment to aiding the development of
people around you.
The ability to think critically about problems, provide solutions and decide a course of action.
A willingness to accept and implement constructive feedback from the Program Director and
other managers within the company.
Ethical behavior at all times.
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) matching
- Safe Harbor Retirement Plan
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Vacation
- Personal days
- Sick days
Nicholson Construction participates in E-Verify.
In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.