Burns & McDonnell Section Manager - Transmission (Multiple Locations) in Chattanooga, Tennessee
This position is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the Transmission Line Section working directly with the T&D Regional Manager. The ideal candidate can sit in our Atlanta, Charlotte, or Chattanooga office. Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by T&D Regional Manager and other senior management:
Advocating for safety within the group.
Advocating for quality and ensure that the corporate and T&D quality plans and initiatives are implemented, including coordinating with the appropriate teams to assign quality control reviewers.
Training, developing, mentoring, and career-development of the staff; coordinating training needs and requirements with the T&D Regional GP Manager.
Recruiting top-talent as well as the engagement and retention of staff; guide staff on career development.
Coordinating work for the Section including making assignments and reviewing performance in order to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff. Supporting overall Regional Office development and resource coordination between GPs.
Identify project opportunities early and facilitate go/no-go decisions in cooperation with Atlanta leadership and T&D practice leadership.
Collaborate with Transmission Department & Section Managers in other Regional Offices and WHQ; represent Atlanta Office in GP-wide transmission meetings.
Interpreting policies, procedures, and goals of organization to staff.
Serve as project manager for key technical projects where required, and where new business is being developed.
Serve as the technical advisor, providing senior-level input and evaluation on transmission line engineering projects.
Assisting in the development and execution of the Atlanta T&D Business Plan.
Facilitating profitable and sound growth of the Section; responsible for the attainment of sales, revenue, and net-profit goals for the Section, including meeting billability and utilization goals.
Monitor progress on projects and provide input into areas of concern and direction or redirection to enhance achievement of project schedules, productivity goals, budgets, and quality.
Preparing and monitoring the section budget and expenditure of funds for staffing hours, supplies, training, and equipment.
Supporting Human Resources on educational partnerships and internship programs.
Support or lead portions of department meetings; organize and lead section meetings.
Advancing and developing Section tools and workflows to increase efficiency of designs, specification development, and project execution.
Recommending changes in basic structure and organization of the section to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it.
Organizing, leading and conducting the annual performance appraisal process for section staff.
Supporting diversity initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an accredited program.
Minimum 5 years related professional experience.
Technical ability in transmission line engineering design is required.
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 thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.
Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.
Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer.
Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta
Other Locations US-TN-Chattanooga, US-NC-Charlotte
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 210504