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Burns & McDonnell Structural Section Manager - Aviation & Federal (Multiple Locations) in Roanoke, Virginia

Description

This position is responsible for the direction and leadership of the Aviation & Federal (A&F) Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) Structural Section within the A&F MAR Global Practice (GP). Areas of responsibility include general roles supporting the overall A&F MAR GP and specific roles relative to the A&F Structural Section including the following, with other duties as assigned by senior management:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support or lead portions of department meetings; organize and lead section meetings.

  • Coordinate with the A&F MAR Engineering or GP Manager; other MAR Department / Section managers; and outside-A&F MAR Department / Section Managers.

  • Interpret and establish policies, procedures, and strategic goals of the section.

  • Support and assist in the development of a Department and A&F MAR business plan.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Determine section objectives and requirements, organize projects and develop standards and guidelines.

  • Recommend changes in the A&F MAR Structural Section and organization to achieve the objectives assigned to them.

  • Market global practice, Section capabilities with higher focus on technical development functions and efficiency improvement projects to serve our clients, increase staff skills, and maintain billable goals.

  • Attend project meetings when requested by leadership.

  • Advance and develop Section tools and workflows to increase efficiency of designs, specification development, and project execution.

  • Areas of direct responsibility / focus for the A&F MAR Structural Section Manager include:

  • Provide administrative, supervisory and technical direction for A&F MAR Structural Section personnel.

  • Set quality review assignments and perform quality reviews for A&F MAR Structural related projects.

  • Assist with and lead proposal efforts.

  • Establish or review budgets and schedules for A&F MAR Structural related proposals.

  • Provide guidance to lead A&F MAR Structural engineers relative to set-up and structure of staffing and execution approach on projects including interface with other disciplines.

  • Monitor progress on A&F MAR Structural related projects and provide input into areas of concern and direction or redirection to enhance achievement of project schedules, productivity goals, budgets, and quality.

  • Serve as the technical advisor and provide senior-level input and evaluation of project development activities and design-build bid activities.

  • Support selection and definition of creative strategies (performance, technical, and commercial) to enhance design-build proposals.

  • Assign work and review A&F MAR Structural Section staff performance to ensure quality and efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Monitor and maintain development staffing levels, staffing loading, and staffing assignments to meet project requirements while maintaining billable goals.

  • Recruitment, development, training and retention of A&F MAR Structural Section personnel.

  • Supervise workflow development and preparation and maintenance of tools and standards for execution of technical development on projects.

  • Supervise workflow development and preparation and maintenance of tools and standards for detailed design.

  • Act as a coordinator / liaison with other A&F locations / offices on activities related to A&F MAR Structural project technical development.

  • Act as a coordinator / liaison with other A&F locations / offices and provide guidance regarding project approach, contacts and consultants, availability of personnel for quality reviews, and other similar activities related to A&F MAR Structural project technical development.

  • Provide administrative, supervisory and technical direction for Summer Interns assigned to the A&F MAR Structural Section including assignment of work, coordinating site trips, and other associated functions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering from an ABET/ETAC accredited program.

  • Minimum 5 years related professional experience in engineering design (conceptual or detailed) and/or project management with a minimum of 7 years of experience in the Structural industry highly preferred.

  • Experience must include experience in designing and analyzing various structures in the aviation and/or federal industries.

  • Must have a strong understanding of structural principles related to the industry.

  • Previous management experience is preferable.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Position requires the ability to influence, lead, and manage change thoughtfully and positively.

  • Must possess understanding of key project management skills/concepts and a strategic perspective.

  • Must be proficient in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • A professional engineer license is required.

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Primary Location US-VA-Roanoke

Other Locations US-VA-Norfolk, US-VA-Arlington

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 211580

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