Burns & McDonnell Transmission Line Department Manager in Saint Louis, Missouri
This position is responsible for the managerial direction of the Transmission Department in the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Global Practice in the St. Louis office. This position will provide leadership and direction to grow the Department in a profitable manner based upon Burns & McDonnell's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety, and overall outstanding service.
Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties assigned by senior management as needed:
Fostering Culture, Collaboration & Growth
Lead a dynamic Department that promotes ownership, engagement, and retainment of Department staff with a focus on creating an atmosphere/environment for all.
Drive a culture focused on safety and compliance with company and site safety policies.
Develop and foster an innovation culture that challenges the norm and utilizes tools, technology, and processes to drive continuous improvement and efficiency.
Facilitate profitable and sound growth of the Department by coordinating with T&D SLO Management and other Department Managers to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. This includes coordination of resources across all St. Louis offices (St. Louis, Columbus, and Akron).
Coordinate work for the Department including making assignments and reviewing performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Interpret policies, procedures, and goals of the organization to the Department.
Prepare and monitor Department staff growth, billability, and expenditure of funds for staffing hours, supplies, training, and equipment.
Assist in the development and execution of the T&D SLO Strategic initiatives.
Support overall Office development and resource coordination between GPs.
Support Human Resources on educational partnerships and internship programs.
Support diversity and other office/GP initiatives.
Work with the HR Recruiting Team Recruiting to proactively recruit the best candidates to meet Department and organization goals.
Responsible for the onboarding process for those transitioning into Transmission. This includes but is not limited to interns, new graduates, experienced hires, transfers and converted contract employees.
Continuously educate the Department about the various career paths offered within T&D, and work with employee owners to help them develop the knowledge, skills, abilities, and opportunities to pursue their desired career path.
Serve as a mentor and coach to all the employee owners you directly manage.
Identify training needs and support training programs in collaboration with management.
Organize, lead, and conduct the annual performance appraisal process for Department staff.
Work with Human Resources and staff to identify, prepare, communicate, and monitor performance plans for employees with areas of needed improvement.
Serve as the technical advisor, providing senior-level input and evaluation on Transmission related items.
Monitor progress on Department related initiatives and provide input into areas of concern and direction/redirection to enhance achievement of quality, productivity, and budgets.
Advance and develop Department tools and workflows to increase Department efficiencies and quality. Proactively work through corrective actions where deficiencies are identified.
Responsible for QA/QC on Transmission projects as needed to support Department staff
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Minimum 7 years related professional experience. Other qualifications include:
Registration as a professional engineer preferred.
Proven leadership in developing and implementing vision that have brought positive impact
Demonstrated excellent written & verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to influence, lead, and manage change thoughtfully and positively.
Ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, poise, and discernment.
Proven planning, collaboration, and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated technical ability in Overhead Transmission Line engineering design
Proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 213430