Job Overview We are looking for an individual to provide oversight of the department’s management; including goal setting, marketing and monitoring of department finances; specifically managing revenue, expenses, backlog, procurement and profit of the department. As part of our company-wide engineering and survey team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work in a friendly, challenging, and positive work atmosphere where long-term professional relationships with clients and coworkers will be developed. Essential Functions of the Job
Active in a team leadership role with the Water/Wastewater Department Technical Lead
Motivate and recognize employees; focused on department staff
Responsible for financial health of all projects within the department.
May serve as Project Engineer or Project Manager on design projects and will be responsible for client management within the department.
Set goals and benchmarks for the department and be responsible for work required to achieve them
Define target markets and develop marketing strategies for the department to promote department growth.
Responsible for providing resources to the Project Managers to meet project deadlines and budgets. Determine priorities in the department matching resources with department project needs and deadlines.
Assist with providing mentoring and training opportunities to staff within the department.
Promote an open environment being approachable for mentoring and guidance on management and co-worker issues. First resource for management and co-worker issues.
Responsible for managing backlog in the department, balancing marketing with workload needs, growth goals and profit.
Provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to staff within the department.
Assist the Technical Lead in their role of providing technical guidance to staff, quality control for projects and deliverables.
Participate in community/business related activities; including items such as County/City boards, Civic Organizations, etc.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires technical knowledge in the department’s area of expertise.
Knowledge of management skills; including finance, marketing, and people skills
Skill and experience in staff supervision and project management.
Knowledge in the preparation of drawings, details and technical deliverables.
Ability to establish and maintain mentoring relationships with department staff.
Required Education and Experience B.S. in Civil Engineering, Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), minimum of 8 years of engineering experience.