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Burns & McDonnell T&D Global Practice Manager (Calgary, Alberta) in Calgary, Alberta


The T&D Global Practice Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Global Practice working directly with local, regional and corporate office(s). This includes supporting and executing business strategy, delivering winning solutions, developing high performance teams, and promoting the Burns & McDonnell culture, values, and mission.

  • Manage the development and execution of local T&D operations strategies and goals.

  • Responsible for promoting, maintaining and advancing internal relationships.

  • Manage initiatives for sales, revenue and income goals for the local offices.

  • Support offices to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Provide leadership, development and guidance to the local offices.

  • Review, implement and attain T&D business plans across the local offices.

  • Liaise between T&D local, regional offices and applicable corporate initiatives.

  • Facilitate and manage in the distribution of tools and resources across all regional offices.

  • Promote and manage internal relationships to establish guidelines and executable plans for conducting business.

  • Plan, organize and present financial information, including sales and revenue forecasts to the entire T&D RO leadership group on a monthly basis.

  • Make regular periodic office visits to engage with T&D RO teams.

  • Prepare and implement market development plans to identified strategies, including plans for events, presentations, and relationship building for new clients.

  • Recruiting, hire, develop, and retain outstanding employee-owners.

  • Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes and goals of the organization to regional offices.

  • Adheres and responsible for Burns & McDonnell Quality Control program.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Support diversity initiatives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related degree from an accredited program. A minimum of 10 years relevant consulting experience, preferably in the transmission & distribution industry.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer required.

  • Expert experience in client and business development.

  • Expert experience in managing projects, which includes proposal development, contract negotiations, project planning, design team coordination & communication, budgeting, schedule management, and client coordination.

  • Expert facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated success as to budget, savings and/or profit margins in completed projects.

  • Ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead and manage.

  • Excellent planning and analytical skills.

  • 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.

  • Expert knowledge of project management methodologies and tools including the use of Microsoft Project or equivalent.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location CA-AB-Calgary

Other Locations CA-ON-Toronto

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 221217