HNTB Department Manager - Construction Services (Milwaukee) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
What We're Looking For
Now is the time to join HNTB and build a brighter future for yourself and the community!
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.
We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate that desires to manage our construction services department in our Milwaukee office. The successful candidate will join and manage a portion of a growing group that provides construction inspection services of roadways, highway, freeways, and transit projects. They will collaborate with the Construction Services director (Practice Builder) in Milwaukee and the Department Manager - Construction Services from our Madison office on Construction Services initiatives and priorities.
The HNTB Construction Services group works with clients such as Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District (MMSD) and the City of Milwaukee.
This opportunity entails:
•Responsibility for the management, recruitment, hiring, and retention of department staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession. There may be up to 20 employees directly reporting to this position.
•Coordinating department activities, establishing priorities, and assigning staff to projects. Actively performs or directs project leader activities on construction projects. Ensures staff development, mentoring, and training needs are being met. Collaborates with other departments or groups within the office on work-sharing needs and opportunities.
•Supporting the Construction Services Director (Practice Builder) in client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, win-to-work activities, and assisting in sales and marketing efforts for department's growth.
What You'll Do:
Responsible for the development, monitoring, and management of the department's operating budget in support of the group or office operating budget and forecast updates.
Responsible for the management, growth, and professional development of discipline-specific engineering department. Coordinates department activities, establishes priorities, and assign staff to projects. Ensures staff development, mentoring, and training needs are being met. Collaborates with other departments or groups within the office on work-sharing needs and opportunities.
Supports the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits in the department and office, including development of department-level strategic planning strategies.
Supports the implementation of the firm's contracting HNTB's Sophisticated Contracting Approach (SCA) process through project delivery and contracting activities including scope, work plan, and fee reviews for all contracting activities impacting the department.
Supports the implementation of the firm's project delivery HNTB's Sophisticated Delivery Approach (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.
Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, development, and retention of department staff, including development of plan for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession.
Project Delivery - Actively 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 Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or relevant degree and 10 years relevant experience, or
In lieu of education, 14 years of relevant experience.
What We Prefer:
12 years of practical experience.
4 years supervisory experience.
4 years of experience with WisDOT inspection procedures, practices and specifications
Professional Civil Engineering license for State of Wisconsin
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES:
HNTB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies. Any staffing/employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of HNTB. HNTB will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting staffing/employment agency, person or entity. Staffing/employment agencies who have fee agreements with HNTB must submit applicants to the designated HNTB recruiter to be eligible for placement fees.
Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Construction Services Group