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HNTB Department Manager - Engineering in Kansas City, Missouri

What We're Looking For

Responsible for direction and supervision of a large professional or technical group. Coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. Responsible for technical coaching and mentoring and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.

Primary Focus Will Include:

Department Manager - Rail/Movable Bridge Section

  • Responsible for direction and supervision of a professional/technical group providing bridge project development, design and engineering services to rail and other transportation agencies

  • Leading and/or supporting the pursuit of new rail bridge work to support and grow the department

  • Coordinating project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and maintenance of design engineering programs and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high quality service.

  • Developing and nurturing relationships with key rail clients in the region as part of the firm, division, and office strategic plans

  • Developing new business and winning rail bridge work

  • Responsible for project delivery and performance of assigned bridge staff, consistent with HNTB standards of performance and vision including management of project budget, quality, schedule and client satisfaction parameters

  • Assigning priorities and staff to jobs

  • Coordinating time and budget on jobs

  • Client contact

  • Quality control

  • Hiring, supervising, developing, and evaluating staff, as well as establishing and approving budgets for the group

  • Maintaining current knowledge of industry services, projects, and trends

  • Supervising and mentoring staff

  • Helping to maintain industry recognition through prominence in regional and national client and professional associations

  • Promoting HNTB's presence and image in the marketplace consistent with the strategic communications plan and corporate objectives

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE/AICP

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Implements and executes the firm’s Sophisticated Sales Approach, Sophisticated Contracting Approach and Sophisticated Delivery Approach (SSA, SCA, SDA).

  • Responsible for the hiring, supervision, mentoring, professional development, evaluation and termination of department staff members.

  • Coordinates department activities and assigns priorities and staff to projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 16 years relevant experience

  • 4 years supervisory experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more by visiting HNTB Total Rewards.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

  • HNTB participates in E-Verify

  • Know your rights: Right to Work

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