HNTB Pennsylvania Water Resources Section Manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania
What We're Looking For
Responsible for leading a professional or technical discipline section in the design, development and delivery of project tasks while managing scope, budget, and quality control. This position coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the proper resources at the appropriate time. Responsible for technical coaching and mentoring and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service. Section Managers are typically responsible for up to 10 direct and indirect reports.
We’re looking for a collaborative leader for the Pennsylvania Water Resources Section and deliver quality projects on time, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction. The Water Resources section manager will work closely with other sections and project managers to win and deliver projects. This person will collaborate on project priorities and staff assignments. The Water Resources section manager will also provide career development coaching to each member of their staff. We have projects with notable clients such as PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike, SEPTA, Amtrak, and DRPA. The position could be located in any of our Pennsylvania offices.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Lead the team to deliver quality within budget and on schedule.
Provides senior-level technical expertise to client within the discipline.
Manages and coaches Water Resources section staff to develop their careers
Serves as a technical resource in multiple technical areas within water resources such as: drainage, post construction stormwater management, waterway permitting, hydrologic & hydraulic analysis, and erosion and sediment control.
Coordinates with multiple disciplines including performing interdisciplinary reviews.
Collaborates with client service leaders to implement project marketing and recruitment to grow the section.
Guides team members to perform work planning, scope development and fee estimating.
Coordinates and balances workload for water resource group to meet project needs and staff utilization.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
15 years of experience
2 years of supervisory experience
Master's degree or Business Administration
Proficient software experience in: Microstation V8i, Inroads Storm and Sanitary, Pond Pack, and/or HEC-RAS
Experience with Government Agency Owners, Transportation Infrastructure Owners and/or Land Development.
What You'll Need
Develops, monitors and manages the section's operating budget in support of the group or office operating budget and forecast updates.
Responsible for the management, growth and professional development of discipline-specific engineering section. Coordinates section activities establishes priorities and staff to jobs. Ensures staff development, mentoring and training needs are being met. Collaborates with other Sections and Departments within the office on work-sharing needs and opportunities.
Supports the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits in the Section and office, including development of Section-level strategic planning strategies.
Supports the implementation of the firm's contracting (SCA) process through project delivery and contracting activities including scope, work plan and fee reviews for all contracting activities impacting the Section.
Supports the implementation of the firm's project delivery (SDA) process including Work Planning, Monthly Project Reviews and other project performance methods to ensure quality work, on time, on schedule, to the client's satisfaction.
Assists in marketing responsibilities, including client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, and win-to-work activities
Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction
Recruits, hires, develops and retains section staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession.
Manages assigned project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget and quality management) and performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications and plan preparation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 8 years of practical experience including 2 years of leadership experience.
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Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
Allentown, PA (Lehigh Valley), Harrisburg, PA, King of Prussia, PA (Norristown), Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania), Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Engineering Group