• Civil Engineering Group Manager Morrisville, NC

    Job Description


    Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.
    Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
    The Carolinas and Georgia Area is looking to hire a Civil Engineering Group Manager. This role will provide management and leadership across a diverse design team working in multiple offices by planning and coordinating the engineering design activities of the Area, developing and maintaining client relationships, and manage projects and overseeing the portfolio of civil design project managers. The successful candidate will build, develop, and lead a high performing team of project managers and design staff to complete high quality work safely, on schedule, and profitably. The opportunity presented by this position includes a management role that is focused on the expansion of this practice area and leadership in the Carolinas and Georgia. The position will be based in the Morrisville, NC office.
    Essential Functions:
    • Mentor staff on technical design and provide review of design documents for engineering projects
    • Provide leadership to staff of more than 30 technical professionals and drive the development of individual growth plans for each team member either as direct reports or supporting team supervisors
    • Actively participate in the strategic direction of the Area
    • Support business development growth through strategic pursuits utilizing your established local and regional network
    • Lead proposal development by writing work scopes and preparing labor budgets
    • Manage multi-discipline projects to creatively solve our client's challenges in compliance with contract requirements, our company's health and safety program, and industry best practices
    • Prepare group resource schedules for projects and prepare reports to management related to progress towards group goals
    • Review and analyze project level financial statements, activity reports, and other performance data for PM portfolios to measure productivity, profitability and to determine areas in need of improvement
    • Supervise staff with respect and integrity and identify a path for their success
    • Forecast labor needs for projects in the area and support work throughout the company
    • Determine staffing requirements and develop recruiting strategies for new hires
    • Implement and oversee the execution of the Kleinfelder Quality Control Program on group work
    • Provide engaged leadership, support the vision of the company, and contribute positively to our ecosystem mindset at all levels
    Project and Market Types:
    • Industrial scale solar site development
    • Oil and gas pipeline transmission and distribution projects
    • Petroleum pipeline relocations
    • Industrial site development
    • Horizontal directional drilling
    • Land planning & conceptual layouts
    • Erosion and sedimentation control
    • Grading plans
    • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and water management planning
    • Storm water management planning and environmental permitting
    • Climate resilience planning and sustainable infrastructure design
    • Construction management and oversight
    Job Qualifications:
    • Professional Engineering license in Civil Engineering (preferred), other disciplines considered
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required
    • Master's Degree in Engineering or other relevant field preferred
    • Experience in leading, fostering a positive team culture, offering opinions, and clear direction
    • Knowledge of project controls including estimating, scheduling, risk management, and cost control
    • Experience managing or playing a lead role supporting a Profit & Loss component preferred
    • Experience with developing new business, creating qualifications and cost proposals, and contracting
    • Commitment to leading stewardship of health and safety programs
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with the following software: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MS Office
    • Thrives in a dynamic and highly entrepreneurial environment
    • Minimum 12 years' experience with 3 to5 years of experience in a manager level role
    Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
    Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
    Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.
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