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Burns & McDonnell Engineering Manager - Onsite Energy & Power (Fort Worth) in Dallas, Texas


The Engineering Manager is responsible for the managerial direction and leadership of the engineering departments (Civil, Development, Mechanical, Process, Electrical, I&C and Structural) in the Global Practice.

  • Manage development and execution of the overall Global Practice engineering strategic business initiatives to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Provide direction and oversight of Global Practice engineering efforts in identification and vetting of prospective clients and projects. Responsible for business development activities aligning with business goals.

  • Provide leadership to the Engineering teams; direct and coordinate efforts to ensure efficient and cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Recommend changes in the department’s structure and organization to achieve the objectives assigned to them.

  • Oversee the development of department tools and work flows to increase efficiency in designs, specification development, and project execution.

  • Establish and review budgets and schedules for engineering portions of proposals.

  • Direct oversight and management of the engineering budget and expenditure of funds.

  • Achieve stated targets and standards for Global Practice engineering financial performance.

  • Provide industry expertise with respect to the competition.

  • Present monthly financial information to leadership including schedules and budget forecasts.

  • Approve strategies for cross-selling engineering services across the organization.

  • Provide guidance to relative to set-up and structure of staffing and execution approach on projects and the associated interface with other disciplines.

  • Support department managers to establish, monitor, and recording historical metrics for earned value measurements and for project budget developments.

  • Responsible for ensuring alignment and support of Regional Office staff development, quality control and resource coordination.

  • Recruits, hires, develops, and retains outstanding employee-owners.

  • Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for selected department or direct reports.

  • Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes and goals of the organization to Department Managers.

  • Adheres and responsible for Burns & McDonnell Quality Control program.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Responsible for diversity initiatives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering required. Advanced business or engineering management degree preferred. Professional Engineer license preferred.

  • Minimum 12 years professional engineering experience in specific industry; previous consulting engineering department management experience required.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.

  • Demonstrated ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Demonstrated ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.

  • Strong project management skills and a strategic perspective.

  • Superior technical writing abilities.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and adhere to schedules and meet key deadlines.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Other Locations US-TX-Dallas

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Req ID: 225602