HNTB Department Manager - Rail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
What We're Looking For
The time is right to join HNTB! We are seeking candidates for Department Manager - Rail to take on direction and management of the Pennsylvania Rail Team. This position coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. The Department Manager - Rail is also responsible for technical coaching and mentoring, and ensuring efficient utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Identify training and professional development needs within the Department and prioritize against Office professional development budget
Develop, manage and monitor career path objectives for Department staff
Develop and manage succession plans for Department staff
Identify and implement team building activities within the Department
Develop and manage a Department Business Plan resulting in sustainable, profitable Department growth in line with the Office Strategic Plan
Assist in identifying and recruiting talented potential employees consistent with Department and Office growth goals
Develop and maintain client relationships with existing and new clients
Leading and/or supporting the pursuit of work to support and grow the Department
Identify and help develop new markets and practice areas
Helping to maintain industry recognition through prominence in local, regional and national client and professional associations
Promoting HNTB's presence and image in the marketplace consistent with the strategic communications plan and corporate objectives
Maintaining Department employee utilization consistent with Office operating budget goals
Projecting Department employee job assignments utilizing HNTB labor projection tools
Monitor and manage department performance against established Office business metrics
Participate in project work, potentially as a Project Manager
Coordinating with project managers on meeting project staffing needs
Along with project managers, evaluate performance of Department staff on project work
Perform project reviews and quality control activities on projects
Develop scopes of work and labor estimates for department staff on projects
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master’s degree in Engineering
12 years practical experience
4 years supervisory experience
Professional Engineer (PE) certification
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
Project Management Professional (PMP)
What You'll Need
Develops, monitors and manages the department'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 department. Coordinates department activities establishes priorities and assign staff to projects. Ensures staff development, mentoring and training needs are being met. Collaborates with other departments or groups 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 department and office, including development of department-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 department.
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. Leads and assists in sales and marketing efforts for department's growth.
Recruits, hires, develops and retains department 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 10 years of practical experience including 2 years of supervisory experience.
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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