Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Regional Design Center Manager who will be responsible for managing a diverse group of engineers and designers to deliver mine infrastructure, municipal and industrial water and waste water design projects to both internal and external clients in all sectors. Wood desires a professional with a proven track record of growing a design business in a fast-paced client-oriented environment. This is an operations position; however, the Design Center Manager should also have design sales experience with a wide variety of clients. The ideal candidate should have recruiting and mentoring skills that will foster growth within the Design Center. The Design Center also partners with small and large businesses to deliver design/build projects to clients and the candidate should have experience with design build project delivery.
Location : Depending on candidate preference, the Regional Design Manager could be based in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; or Salt Lake City, Utah.
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We offer a varied and interesting diversity of clients and projects. We'd love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and is committed to quality.
Key Responsibilities :
Serves as Operations Manager with full responsibilities over all financial and staff performance metrics, including management of Design Center backlog, revenue, profit, staff workload and utilization across multiple offices.
Assumes full management responsibility and accountability for managing very large, technically complex critical tasks or projects; develops project strategy and scope; develops realistic budgets and is accountable for them; provides review of project deliverables
Performs analyses for highly complex engineering projects; Demonstrates competency in a combination of areas including staff supervision, technical knowledge, and project management
Responsible for making correct interpretations of findings and recognizes and identifies inconsistent or inappropriate results; knows how and when to apply standard practices and techniques to unusual situations
Motivates, trains and mentors subordinate staff assigned to his/her tasks or projects; facilitates teamwork to achieve maximum results
Manages and communicates results, budget and schedule information to the client, project manager and appropriate operations management
Responsible for the identification of new clients and/or developing additional work within an existing project or with an existing client
Represents Wood and interacts in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
Responsible for ensuring Wood's administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his/her specific discipline are followed
Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements in the field
May serve as a seller-doer with revenue generation responsibility of $5M or more annually.
Expected to join at least one professional association
Encouraged to develop the ability to prepare technical papers for external publications, and to make presentations to professional or client groups
Has direct staff management responsibilities, including performance management, career development and mentoring
May travel frequently to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team. Approximately 25% overnight travel.
Overtime may be required
Other duties as assigned
Skills / Qualifications
15+ years of related work experience
Professional Engineering Registration in one or multiple states
Knowledge of and experience with industry specific software (e.g., MS Office, AutoCAD and MS Project) required
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
Demonstrated task and project management skills
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple projects and personnel
Demonstrated maturity in judgment, initiative and client relations
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients
Thorough understanding of the company's resources, capabilities, business practices and financial model
Recognized for technical excellence in the professional community
Must follow all applicable health and safety procedures associated with work environment
Ability and willingness to travel to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team. Approximately 25% overnight travel.
Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.