Burns & McDonnell Section Manager - Civil/Structural (Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia
This position will be responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the section and resources within ATL T&D Civil / Structural Department. This includes supporting and executing business strategy, developing high performance teams, and promoting the Burns & McDonnell culture, values, and mission. The Section Manager will lead the section in a dynamic and profitable manner based on Burns & McDonnell’s core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety, and overall outstanding service. Along with the duties below, this position will continue to include Civil / Structural engineering assignments. Duties/responsibilities include the following:
Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the department; direct and coordinate work assignments and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Responsible for fostering a healthy, vibrant, and inclusive employee-owner culture within the team through the leverage of sound team building practices, the promotion and administration of effective conflict resolutions, the promotion of ownership mentality, a healthy work-life balance and community engagement.
Advocate for staff by meeting regularly, listening to their short- and long-term goals and providing guidance, direction, and facilitation of opportunities to meet those goals.
Recruitment, development, training, and retention of staff. Including supporting the early careers recruiting teams to drive efforts at colleges and universities in the Southeast and managing the ATL T&D Civil / Structural internship program.
Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for department staff (90-day appraisals, mid-year reviews, annual performance appraisals, coaching sessions, etc.)
Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to staff.
Work with Human Resources and staff to identify, prepare, communicate, and monitor performance plans for employees with areas of needed improvements.
Provide expert level technical, design guidance and support.
Identify training needs for the department and support/develop training programs. Collaborate with other departments on shared training.
Responsible for profitable growth of the section; ensuring staff levels, staff loading, and staff assignments meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.
Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance
Manage department budget and expenditure of funds.
Prepare and present workload and monthly financial reports to global practice or regional management and applicable project managers.
Implement, apply, and support company, global practice and/or regional office programs and initiatives; successfully navigating and managing change within the section.
Responsible for collaborating with business development managers, business line leads, project managers and proposal production staff on proposals to secure work for staff.
Build strong partnerships with Kansas City and other regional office teams, including the Burns & McDonnell India Team.
Responsible for overall QA/QC process adherence
Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.
Responsible for diversity initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or related field from an ABET accredited program.
Minimum 5 years related professional experience.
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management and clients.
Position requires the ability to influence, lead and manage change thoughtfully and positively.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Professional Engineering licensure preferred.
Previous leadership and/or management experience preferred.
Previous consulting experience preferred.
Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 221687