Associate Director, Land Development

<p>To be the best, you must work for the best. Attitude? <strong>Maybe.</strong> Confidence? <strong>Absolutely.&nbsp;</strong>Do you have a gift for overcoming challenges? Do you focus on achievement and high standards? We want self-motivated, client-focused team members&nbsp;with an entrepreneurial mindset who exhibit persistence and follow through.<br /><br />To attract/retain the best professionals, we provide a great working environment and a benefits program to support your personal and professional needs. Learn more about our benefits <a href="" target="_blank" title="Atwell Benefits" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a>.</p>

Portland, OR


<strong>Atwell is a full-service consulting, engineering and construction services firm that delivers a broad range of creative solutions to clients in the real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas markets. </strong><br /><br /><strong>Atwell brings together a broad platform of diverse services to provide customized solutions for your precise industry. As a professional services company, we work together across disciplines to provide industry knowledge and technical expertise while developing and sustaining long-lasting relationships with our clients. </strong><br /><br /><strong>We are a business of passionate people. For every project, we instinctively manage critical issues like quality, safety and technical results. But it may surprise you to know how well we get to know you and your vision &ndash; and how we boldly advocate for your success. </strong><br /><br /><strong>When our teams work together on your behalf, remarkable things begin to happen. No matter what the project, Atwell delivers complete services with complete confidence.</strong>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p class="p1">Atwell, LLC is a bold leader in the consulting, engineering, and construction services industry, delivering a broad range of creative solutions to clients in the real estate and land development, renewable energy, and oil and gas markets. We have a strong national presence and a diverse, award winning project portfolio. Atwell is a privately owned company, with&nbsp;1,400+&nbsp;passionate team members across&nbsp;40+&nbsp;locations and growing!</p> <p class="p2"><strong>Why Atwell</strong></p> <p class="p1">Atwell doesn&rsquo;t just grow careers. We grow each team member as a unique person, encouraging individual growth beyond their field of expertise. We help you bring that expertise to an entirely different level &ndash; that of an advocate, someone whose skill and experience is applied with an enhanced sense of engagement and passion. As a rapidly growing company- Our focus is providing the best service by empowering the best professionals. To us, finding the right cultural fit is as important as finding the right technical fit. That probably helps to explain why we have one of the lowest turnover rates in our industry. Passion for the job, the team, and the company, is a must. In return, Atwell will provide you with more than just pay and benefits. You will be mentored by some of the best and brightest in the industry.</p> <p class="p1"><strong>To us, &ldquo;Team&rdquo; is not just a word. It&rsquo;s the Atwell way.</strong></p> <p class="p1">Atwell has been recognized for 7 consecutive years as a &ldquo;Best Places to Work&rdquo;, &ldquo;Hot Firm Nationally&rdquo; by Zweig group and we are proud recipients of the following 2021 awards:</p> <ul class="ul1"> <li class="li1">Recognized by ENR #104 in the ENR Top 500 and ranked in every region;</li> <li class="li1">Recognized as #7 in the &ldquo;Top 100&rdquo; firms in the US by Zweig Group</li> <li class="li1">Recognized in Crain Magazine&rsquo;s &ldquo;Fast 50&rdquo; for the fastest growing firms</li> <li class="li1">Named in the &ldquo;Top 50 Coolest Places to Work&rdquo; by Crain Magazine</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: As an Associate Director at Atwell you will support and lead a team focused diverse projects with various size, scope, and detail. You will in a flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a vibrant office culture and a national presence. Atwell is looking for civil engineering leaders that are interested in being a subject matter expert in residential, commercial, or industrial land development. Responsibilities of an Associate Director include the following:<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Manage business operations for your team</li> <li>Create annual business plan with your Project Manager(&lsquo;s) and present to VP/Regional Leader</li> <li>Establish department objectives by collaborating with team members and management</li> <li>Manage and support business development activities and support internal BD training</li> </ul> <strong>Establish team plan:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Maintain key client relationships.</li> <li>Develop future business and proactively build and maintain relationships with current and future clients.</li> <li>Achieve financial objectives:</li> <li>Manage revenue goals</li> <li>Team utilization, invoice ratio, EM, profitability</li> <li>Management of respective PM projects in terms of AR collections, effort vs contract value, project profitability, change order submission, monthly invoicing</li> <li>Risk management; contract review, proposal review, licensing review</li> <li>Manage invoices/subcontractors as needed</li> </ul> <strong>Establish product objectives:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Ensure that current company and service sector standards are met</li> <li>Ensure company templates are utilized and functional</li> <li>Manage survey equipment/fleet to ensure operational excellence</li> <li>Recommend technology improvements and justification</li> <li>Ensure operational excellence and a repeatable process for deliverables.</li> </ul> <strong>Communicate with employees:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Maintain Open Door Policy</li> <li>Communicate company objectives, reports and data</li> </ul> <strong>Develop Staff:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Performance Management: Initiate reviews, follow-up on reviews, address compensation of team members, review job titles vs. job duties, support and provide details for performance improvement plans and monitor success</li> <li>Training: Follow up on any training requested by employee&rsquo;s, identify training tools for team (Lunch &amp; Learn, Red Vector, etc.)</li> <li>Mentor staff on industry knowledge, project knowledge, process knowledge and best practices.</li> </ul> <strong>Manage staff:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Supervise and direct all members of the team with authority to recruit, interview, hire, on board, train, review, and discipline (up to, and including, termination)</li> </ul> <strong>Communicate with Human Resources:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <ul> <li>Requisition: Responsible to identify and communicate need to the Talent Acquisition Team.</li> <li>Onboarding new employees: Complete an onboarding plan, present the onboarding plan, assist with first timesheet.</li> <li>Workers Compensation: Understand workers compensation, remain in contact with employee, review of job duties for any modifications that can happen.</li> <li>ADA, changes in schedule due to medical conditions are coordinated with HR/VP.</li> <li>Communicate any performance issues to HR for documentation, and termination of employees once approved by HR.</li> <li>Offboarding employees: Contact HR immediately of any resignations, communicate around any licenses that the employee has, collect employee&rsquo;s assets.</li> </ul> <strong>Responsible for Health &amp; Safety:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Understand the safety manuals and protocol related to onboarding, training, enforcement, and reporting.</li> <li>Awareness of the safety aspects/requirements of projects from a team perspective and appropriate engagement, direction and training with safety for the support needed</li> <li>Approve timesheets and PTO, expense reports and corporate credit card expenses.</li> </ul> <strong>Maintain professional and technical knowledge:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Attend educational workshops.</li> <li>Review professional and market segment publications.</li> <li>Establish personal networks.</li> <li>Participate in applicable professional societies and trade associations.</li> <li>Promote internal communication and encourage dialogue within project teams, across market sectors, and throughout organization.</li> <li>Excellent communication skills; oral &amp; written as well as listening skills.</li> </ul> <br /><br />#LI-MM1
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree required. JD, MBA or other advanced degree may be preferred</li> <li>Licenses and certifications highly desired (ex: PE, RLA, PS, PHR, etc.)</li> <li>Eight (8) plus years of experience in related field</li> <li>Ability to train and mentor project team</li> <li>Strong communication and interpersonal skills required</li> <li>Experience utilizing Vision as a project management tool preferred.</li> </ul>