Forensic Engineering, Building Science & Rehabilitation-Department Manager

Location: Dallas, Texas

Forensic Engineering, Building Science & Rehabilitation-Department Manager

If you have the necessary experience, have shown stability with past employers, have a strong industry background and are looking for new opportunities, let EJS Group guide you through a highly competitive marketplace. EJS Group will provide you with insight into our clients culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities. Apply today and allow us to present you to our client for maximum exposure.

Company Profile:
My client is a leading global provider of building and forensic science experts who provide a comprehensive and diverse range of engineering, rehabilitative design, consulting, enclosure commissioning (BECx), construction management, and field performance testing services. They have a reputation as a trusted advisor and industry leader that has contributed to their unprecedented growth and expansion over the past 3 years.

Position Summary:

The Department Manager (DM) is responsible for overseeing and developing technical staff, providing technical expertise in the Building Science and Rehabilitation services. Additionally the DM fosters relationships with new and existing clients and may serve as Project Manager on select projects. This role manages departmental revenue tracking/forecasts, contracts and invoicing, assures quality control and optimized use of resources. This is a strategic role that manages alignment and achievement of company goals and standardization of practices across the department and company.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Lead and manage a team of highly cohesive and engaged Team Leaders / PMs who drive continuous improvement in the services they and their team members provide. This includes regular performance feedback via coaching, 1:1 meetings, goal setting and annual reviews.
  2. Manage contracts and change orders from project award notification through execution, minimizing exposure to performing non-reimbursed services.
  3. Manage scheduling and resources via look ahead tools and project meetings and weekly huddle meetings; perform tech reviews, facilitate equipment needs
  4. Forecast near and midterm billings, inspiring Team Leaders/PMs to schedule and execute services that meet or exceed monthly goals as identified in billings. Maintain reporting and sales tracking, communicate status of goals
  5. Ensure client relationship building at all levels of the organization, resulting in superior service, repeat clients and referrals.
  6. Ensures standardization of service offering and practices across the department and supports standardization efforts across all Company office locations
  7. Identifies strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities, and develop appropriate plans for the future
  8. Act as a member of the Company leadership team, model Company Core Values, provide input to strategic planning and critical business analysis
Job and Industry Experience Required:
  • 10 years’ experience in Engineering, Architecture or construction management
  • Experience in a Building Science / Building Enclosure / Forensic Consultancy role
  • PE or AIA license
  • Bachelors’ Degree in an Engineering/Architecture related discipline
Skills Required:
  • Technically competent and able to effectively communicate and build rapport with and respect of team, clients, co-workers and sub-contractors
  • Ability to effectively coach, develop and mentor team
  • Ability to effectively accept coaching and mentoring.
  • Must have practical understanding of building structures
  • Anticipates and plans for changes in client needs, new technology and industry conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound discretion and judgment in all situations
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Flexible, responsive and confident multi-tasker able to work independently, handle large amounts of information, multiple deadlines and accommodate shifting priorities.
  • High level of financial acumen
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to quality, organization, meticulous attention to detail and consistency in work product
  • Successful completion of:
    • Background check
    • Drug test
Client offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including monthly variable bonus program, year-end bonus program, medical, dental, life insurance, long and short term disability insurance, flexible spending account and matching 401(k). Generous time off benefits, including paid time off to perform charitable work in the community.
Darcy LaBeau
EJS Group

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