1+ months

Engineering Branch Manager

Williams Engineering
Greenville, SC 29617

Description<\/h2>

At Williams Engineering Canada, we brighten the lives of people in our community.<\/p>

 <\/p>

We believe in the value of shared knowledge to better consult, create, and encourage diverse perspectives, to provide innovative solutions across the busiest cities and the most remote regions of Western and Northern Canada. We recognize that our people do much more than engineer solutions and solve our clients greatest challenges; they have the opportunity to impact the communities in which they live, work, and build relationships in. In order to make a positive impact on our communities, we must start by positively impacting our own people. To us, this means providing fair compensation, training, advancement opportunities, and an open-door team environment. This also means maintaining a healthy work-life balance, which is why we offer a flexible work environment to support the unique and busy lives that our people lead.<\/p>

 <\/p>

Reports to:<\/strong>  Director, Engineering Services<\/p>

 <\/p>

Based at:<\/strong>  Whitehorse Office<\/p>

 <\/p>

Position Purpose:<\/strong>  Responsible for providing strategic direction to the branch, cross-discipline marketing and business development, and developing a strong team of engineers and technologists to support the ongoing growth of the organization.<\/p>

 <\/p>

This role provides both inter-disciplinary coordination and client leadership at the branch level.<\/p>

 <\/p>

Regional Responsibilities Include:<\/strong><\/p>

 <\/strong><\/p>

  • Lead the preparation of proposals for major projects.<\/li>
  • Working with the Director, Engineering Services to support the development of lasting relationships with clients. <\/li>
  • Prepare and maintain business plans for the branch that are in alignment with the company and service line business and strategic plan.<\/li>
  • Coordinate branch workload with other branches as necessary to optimize performance of each service line.<\/li>
  • Contribute to, and coordinate with, marketing and business development initiatives that cross regional and geographic boundaries.<\/li>
  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions.<\/li>
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.<\/li>
  • Manage, motivate, train, mentor, and discipline direct reports according to company policies and guidelines.<\/li>
  • Develop direct reports Career Paths and provide performance appraisals, with input from the Regional Director.<\/li>
  • Team mates are required to adhere to the company policies and guidelines as well as the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.<\/li>
  • Perpetuate, clarify, and embody WEC Purpose and Core Values.<\/li><\/ul>

     <\/p>

    Service Line Responsibilities:<\/strong><\/p>

     <\/strong><\/p>

    • With advice from Team Leads /Engineering Managers, forecast workload for staffing targets and participate in recruitment and termination of staff.<\/li>
    • Manage cost and time components of each Service Line to ensure profitability.<\/li>
    • Overseeing the design process provide effective options and solutions to design problems, and ensuring quality engineering. <\/li>
    • In collaboration with the Branch Administrator, Team Leads, and other WEC managers develop standards and procedures for, quality, efficiency, safety, cost reduction, client service and ensure they are followed by your branch.<\/li><\/ul>

      Education<\/h2>
      • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or diploma in Engineering Technology.<\/li>
      • 12+ years experience in Consulting Engineering or related field.<\/li>
      • Experience in a management, supervisory or mentorship role.<\/li>
      • Valid class 5 drivers license. <\/li><\/ul>

        Qualifications<\/h2>
        • Excellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.<\/li>
        • Strong presentation and project management skills.<\/li>
        • The ability to recognize and accurately define problems and solutions by collecting data and establishing facts to draw valid conclusions.<\/li>
        • A results oriented and decisive individual with the ability to delegate effectively.<\/li>
        • A people-oriented manager with a reputation for successfully attracting, mentoring and motivating a team.<\/li>
        • Understand the principles of sustainable infrastructure and apply them when involved with projects, as well as business development.<\/li>
        • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple priorities, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.<\/li>
        • Strong contacts in the engineering community and a persuasive presentation and communication style.<\/li>
        • Experience and good judgement to plan and accomplish ambitious but achievable goals.<\/li>
        • Ability to represent the company to WEC team mates, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented.<\/li>
        • Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly. <\/li>
        • Understands our pricing model and billing procedures. <\/li>
        • Ability to facilitate team and client meetings effectively. <\/li>
        • Possesses strong understanding in the area of at least one engineering discipline. <\/li>
        • Application knowledge of WEC systems and programs (including MS Office 365, Deltek Vision, Newforma, Planifi, Octiv, Microsoft Dynamics, and discipline specific drafting/design software.)<\/li><\/ul>

Categories

Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-07-18

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Engineering Branch Manager

Williams Engineering
Greenville, SC 29617

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast