Burns & McDonnell Section Manager in Phoenix, Arizona
This position, located in Phoenix, AZ, is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the Transmission Line Section in Phoenix working directly with the T&D Regional Manager. 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.
Training, developing, mentoring, and career-development of the staff.
Recruiting top-talent as well as the engagement and retainage of staff; mentor staff for division growth; train staff through internal and external resources, 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 PHX leadership and T&D practice leadership.
Collaborate with Transmission Department & Section Managers in other Regional Offices and WHQ; represent PHX Office in GP-wide transmission meetings.
Interpreting policies, procedures, and goals of organization to staff.
May 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.
Advocate for quality and ensure that the corporate and T&D quality initiatives are implemented, including coordinating with the appropriate teams to assign quality control reviewers.
Assisting in the development and execution of the Phoenix T&D Business Plan.
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.
Facilitating profitable and sound growth of the Section; achieving stated targets and standards for financial performance.
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.
Coordinate training needs and requirements with the T&D Regional GP Manager.
Advancing and developing Section tools and work flows 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-AZ-Phoenix
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.
We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.
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Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 192200