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Nor-Cal Structures Department Manager

Company: HNTB
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What We're Looking ForResponsible for leading a professional or technical discipline department in the design, development and delivery of project tasks while managing scope, budget, and quality control. This position coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the proper resources at the appropriate time. Responsible for technical coaching and mentoring and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service. Department Managers are typically responsible for up to 20 direct and indirect reports.Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Promote a culture of inclusion
  • Facilitate yearlong mentoring and career development of staff
  • Proactive engagement and support of staff to ensure 4 for 4 project delivery
  • Reviews and checks engineering work completed by others ensuring consistently the highest quality designs.
  • Support department growth and sales strategies through staff development
  • Partners with Client Service Leaders and pursuit champions to assist with business development, building client relationships, and pursuit efforts for projects. Works with the project team and marketing resources to prepare appropriate proposal and presentation materials.
  • Reviews and checks engineering work completed by others ensuring consistently the highest quality designs.Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
    • Masters degree in Engineering
    • 12 years practical experience
    • 4 years supervisory experience
    • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and listening skills, with an ability to present clearly and facilitate effective meetings
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)What You'll NeedEssential Responsibilities:
      • Develops, monitors and manages the department's operating budget in support of the group or office operating budget and forecast updates.
      • Responsible for the management, growth and professional development of discipline-specific engineering department. Coordinates department activities establishes priorities and assign staff to projects. Ensures staff development, mentoring and training needs are being met. Collaborates with other departments or groups within the office on work-sharing needs and opportunities.
      • Supports the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits in the department and office, including development of department-level strategic planning strategies.
      • Supports the implementation of the firm's contracting (SCA) process through project delivery and contracting activities including scope, work plan and fee reviews for all contracting activities impacting the department.
      • Supports the implementation of the firm's project delivery (SDA) process including Work Planning, Monthly Project Reviews and other project performance methods to ensure quality work, on time, on schedule, to the client's satisfaction.
      • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, and win-to-work activities
      • Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction. Leads and assists in sales and marketing efforts for department's growth.
      • Recruits, hires, develops and retains department staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession.
      • Manages assigned project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget and quality management) and performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications and plan preparation.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
        • Bachelors degree in Engineering with 10 years of practical experience including 2 years of supervisory experience.Additional InformationClick here for benefits information: HNTB Total RewardsClick here to learn more about EOE including disability and vetVisa sponsorship is not available for this position.#NFLocations:Oakland, CA, San Jose, CA.....NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES:HNTB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies. Any staffing/employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of HNTB. HNTB will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting staffing/employment agency, person or entity. Staffing/employment agencies who have fee agreements with HNTB must submit applicants to the designated HNTB recruiter to be eligible for placement fees.Job Type: RegularFull/Part Time: Full timeJob Category: Engineering GroupReqID: R-11341

Keywords: HNTB, San Jose , Nor-Cal Structures Department Manager, Executive , San Jose, California

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