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Rail/Transit Group Director - Engineering

Company: HNTB Corporation
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Position or Keyword (Leave blank to see all) Job Category: Engineering Group Full/Part Time: Full time Job Type: RegularWhat We're Looking ForJoin our growing Southern California Rail/Transit Team! We are growing our offices in Orange County (Santa Ana) and in the Inland Empire (Ontario). We are supporting high profile transportation projects in the Inland Empire and Orange County! Why not grow your career in civil engineering while supporting these important projects that support the infrastructure in your communities?At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.This opportunity entails being responsible for leading a professional or technical multi-discipline group in the design, development and delivery of project tasks while managing scope, budget, and quality control. Oversees departments and sections financial metrics to ensure adherence with the group's goals and in align with office expectations. The Group Director collaborates with leadership across the office and division to apply the firm's strategic sales and planning approaches while assisting with project pursuits and proposals. 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. The number of employees directly and indirectly supervised by the Group Director - Engineering is at least 25 but typically 35 - 40 or more.What You'll Do:Directs and supervises the development and management of the operating budgets for the departments within the Group and coordination with the office's budget.Responsible for the oversight of the group (multiple departments) activities, establish priorities and assign staff to projects. Collaborate with other groups, offices and divisions on work-sharing needs and opportunities.Drives the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits and markets with the Group and office, including development of strategic planning strategies.Drives 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 group.Drives 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 activitiesMaintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction. Leads and assists in sales and marketing efforts for department's growth.Assists in the development and execution of the office strategic plan. May participate of the Office Leadership Team (OLT)Recruits, hires, develops and retains department staff within the group, including supporting Department Managers with the development of plans for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession planning.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.What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with 12 years of practical experience including 4 years of supervisory experienceWhat We Prefer:15 years practical experience6 years supervisory experienceProfessional Engineer (PE) certificationAmerican Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification What We're Looking ForJoin our growing Southern California Rail/Transit Team! We are growing our offices in Orange County (Santa Ana) and in the Inland Empire (Ontario). We are supporting high profile transportation projects in the Inland Empire and Orange County! Why not grow your career in civil engineering while supporting these important projects that support the infrastructure in your communities?At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.This opportunity entails being responsible for leading a professional or technical multi-discipline group in the design, development and delivery of project tasks while managing scope, budget, and quality control. Oversees departments and sections financial metrics to ensure adherence with the group's goals and in align with office expectations. The Group Director collaborates with leadership across the office and division to apply the firm's strategic sales and planning approaches while assisting with project pursuits and proposals. 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. The number of employees directly and indirectly supervised by the Group Director - Engineering is at least 25 but typically 35 - 40 or more.What You'll Do:
    • Directs and supervises the development and management of the operating budgets for the departments within the Group and coordination with the office's budget.
    • Responsible for the oversight of the group (multiple departments) activities, establish priorities and assign staff to projects. Collaborate with other groups, offices and divisions on work-sharing needs and opportunities.
    • Drives the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits and markets with the Group and office, including development of strategic planning strategies.
    • Drives 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 group.
    • Drives 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.
    • Assists in the development and execution of the office strategic plan. May participate of the Office Leadership Team (OLT)
    • Recruits, hires, develops and retains department staff within the group, including supporting Department Managers with the development of plans for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession planning.
    • 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.What You'll Need:
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering with 12 years of practical experience including 4 years of supervisory experienceWhat We Prefer:
        • Master's degree
        • 15 years practical experience
        • 6 years supervisory experience
        • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
        • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
        • Project Management Professional (PMP)Additional InformationClick here for benefits information: HNTB Total Rewards Click here to learn more about EOE including disability and vet Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.#AR #TransitAndRailLocations:Ontario, CA, Santa Ana, CA (Irvine)The approximate pay range for California is $189,084.16 - $343,231.29. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state. At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don't have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB's spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.
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