Discipline Manager - Plumbing / Fire Protection

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/14/2024 10:06 AM)
Job ID
13127
# of Openings
1
Job Location
US-NC-Raleigh
Category
Electrical
Relocation Assistance
No
Service Line
IES

Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you are an experienced professional or a new graduate, you will have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

 

Dewberry’s Raleigh, NC office includes over 200 design professionals, including a large Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural (MEPS) Group focused on design services for clients in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. Our experience includes all major healthcare systems, higher education, K-12 schools, central plants/infrastructure, and more. Raleigh’s MEPS group contains subject matter experts in leadership roles in all major professional organizations such as ASHE, ASHRAE, etc. Our repeat clients include most of the largest hospital systems, universities, and state, local, and federal government agencies. Our MEPS service line is ranked #30 Nationally among MEP Giants and our local Raleigh office is ranked #3 by size in engineering firms in the Triangle.

 

Because our backlog continues to grow, we are seeking a Discipline Manager - Plumbing/Fire Protection to join our Raleigh, NC office. As a Discipline Manager - Plumbing/Fire Protection, you will be responsible for knowing how to do the work committed to in proposals and assigning / leading the appropriate resources to do the work for discipline area. Assist Project/Client Managers by providing engineering resources – a design team - to help meet the client’s desires and budget. Duties would also include some involvement in direct MEP sales and assisting with sales efforts for multidiscipline projects. In short, provide the design/engineering resources and guidance to accomplish our commitments. Experience with Design/Build projects is a plus. Reports to the Plumbing/Fire Protection Principal Engineer.

 

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Responsibilities

  • Discipline Managers are expected to provide the following to others on the design team to effectively and successfully complete projects:
  • Technical and Quality oversight of all project work for discipline area.
  • Establishing/improving standards for discipline area.
  • Adherence to project design schedule.
  • Notification to Project/Client Managers if established project design schedule cannot be met. Notify in enough time to appropriately handle the situation, preferably at the latest 2 weeks prior.
  • Adherence to discipline project budget. Review and provide updates on project budgets at milestone dates. Reviewing discipline budgets weekly.
  • Attention to project scope during the design process to identify potential additional services.
  • Identify staff performing design of the project, along with a senior staff member if required.
  • Identify Engineer of Record.
  • Provide general updates of projects (status in the process, tasks to complete, percentage complete currently, etc.)
  • Identify milestone dates when each discipline should provide information, at each phase, to allow sufficient time for good design coordination.
  • Provide 'on-the-spot' advice and decisions, technical and cost estimates.
  • Coordination with all the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • Work schedule for discipline showing:
  1. Project assignments and priorities
  2. Delivery due dates for group project commitment’s
  3. Workload/Capacity
  • Discipline Managers control all production resources, and all commitments must come from Discipline leaders. Conversely – accountability for our deliveries comes from Discipline Managers.

 

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Accomplished professional engineer (PE). Existing licensure in NC is preferred.
  • Minimum 15+ years of experience.
  • Experience should include technical oversight of multiple projects with proven success providing technical oversight on projects that meet contract specifications and technical standards to the client on time and within budget.
  • Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized, takes good notes.

Do not meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So, if you are excited about this role, but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

 

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

 

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.

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