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.


Status: Exempt

Reports toOperations Manager


Summary: Provides overall management for multiple base business geotechnical projects or runs one large complex project at a time.


Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that all Nicholson and OSHA safety regulations are met and enforced; bottom line responsibility for safety
  • Assist in business development, risk assessment, bid preparation, selling and closing new work
  • Assist in contract negotiation and oversees subcontractor procurement
  • Oversee all aspects of a project in accordance with the Nicholson Project Management Manual
  • Responsible for designs, submittals, material ordering, pre-job planning and scheduling
  • Create and review job cost reports , re-budgets, and cash flows
  • Primary contact for clients and subcontractors
  • Manage A/R collections
  • Coordinate, review and submit project change orders, extra work orders, and back charge documentation
  • Analyze, develop and submit claims
  • Coordinate with the Regional Manager and Risk Manager for support and overall strategy
  • Ensure that all Nicholson policies are followed (safety, quality, travel, drug testing, HR, etc.)


Education & Training:

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering preferred
OSHA 10-hour safety training
First Aid/CPR



Minimum 5 years of experience construction equipment, techniques, drawings, specifications, building materials,

surveying, design, and/or consulting geotechnical work


Knowledge and Abilities:

Proficient with bidding and job costing procedures
Ability to make recommendations for project related decisions such as bidding
Ability to meet with clients, create and deliver presentations, and negotiate contracts
Ability to manage in-house and subcontracted engineering services
Proven experience with managing client meetings, screening and evaluating of project opportunities, and creation of presentations concerning project work


Physical Requirements:

Lift, carry, pull and push at least 40 pounds
Travel per the company travel policy, often overnight and away from home


Mental Requirements:

Converse effectively using both verbal and written communication.
Make decisions and assume accountability
Concentrate on tasks
Demonstrate ability to manage stress and emotions as related to the workplace
Attention to detail
Identify and resolve conflict
Assess safety and risk



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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

Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.

Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.
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

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