Burns & McDonnell Section Manager - Water Systems (St Louis) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Section Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the section and resources within the Municipal/Industrial Group in Upper Midwest Water. 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.
Provide leadership to the team; direct and coordinate work assignments and review performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Assist with profitable growth of the section; ensuring staff levels, staff loading, and staff assignments meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.
Implement, apply and support the company, Upper Midwest Water initiatives; successfully navigating and managing change within the section.
Achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
Assist with managing department budget and expenditure of funds.
Assist with workload and monthly financial reports to global practice or regional management and applicable project managers.
Assist with recruitment, development, training, and retention of staff.
Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for section group.
Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the section group.
Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to staff.
Responsible for collaborating with department managers and project managers to assist in securing work for the staff.
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, construction, or related degree from accredited program.
Minimum 5 years related professional experience in design and/or project management.
Previous leadership and/or management experience is preferable.
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.
Must possess strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.
Must be expert in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis
Other Locations US-MO-Kansas City, US-MI-Detroit, US-IL-Chicago, US-OH-Columbus
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 221472