• Building Structures Group Leader

    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/7/2019 11:03 AM)
    Job ID
    6567
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location
    US-NY-New York
    Category
    Structural
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Service Line
    IES
  • Job Description

    Dewberry is an ENR top 50 design firm operating throughout the United States and has a top 15 presence in New York City.  Dewberry has had a continuous presence and a robust design office in New York City for over 60 years.  Currently we provide full service engineering services for facilities and infrastructure projects.  The facilities engineering practice includes both a fully staffed and mature Building Structures Engineering design group and a Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing/Fire Protection design group.  Supporting engineering groups include civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering.    The Building Structures Group has a varied resume, including commercial and institutional buildings, new construction, renovation and rehabilitation, waterfront structures, transit and rail facilities, and energy projects.  The majority of the client base is public sector, but a more diverse public-private balance is desirable.  They have delivered projects using both the design-bid-build and design build procurement methodologies.  Technical tools and technical systems are in place including state of the art analysis software, quality control procedures, and production platforms including design standards and project delivery in BIM.

     

    As part of Dewberry’s current plan to expand our overall volume of work in the New York metropolitan area, we intend to hire a Building Structures Group Leader to enhance our ability to provide a quality work product, better serve our existing clients and expand our client base. We are searching for an individual who would be interested in a bigger challenge to enhance our current operation and meet our growth goals.

    Responsibilities

    The Group Leader of Building Structures will lead and manage the day to day operations of the group.  This will include leading a highly talented and competent staff, allocating resources, planning and monitoring work flow, and corporate and branch level reporting, planning and budgeting for projects including schools, health care centers, higher education facilities, office buildings, industrial buildings, commercial buildings, structural evaluations, waterfront, and transit and rail facilities.  This position will also participate in business development, proposal preparation for major public and private clients in the New York City metropolitan area.  This position will interact with other Dewberry groups and offices, and collaborating closely with the New York office senior leadership team which consists of relationship management, marketing, accounting and senior officers of the firm.  In addition to these duties, the Group Leader will be called upon to manage complex multi-discipline projects utilizing both design/build and design/bid/build delivery methodologies.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

     

    1. A strong technical background in building structures engineering including a minimum of 17 years of experience.
    2. A NY State PE.
    3. Strong leadership talents and demonstrated success supervising people.
    4. Experience in managing multi-discipline design teams.
    5. Private sector building structures experience managing projects and clients is highly desirable.
    6. Experience in managing staff utilization and maintaining project manpower budgets.
    7. Experience in developing public sector client proposals, including technical and fee proposals.
    8. Knowledge of the A/E marketplace in the NY Metropolitan Area.
    9. A strong desire to engage in business development activities in order to meet growth, client diversity, and profit goals. 
    10. Driving is a requirement of the position.  A clean driving record is required.

    *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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

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