Director of Engineering - Civil Land Development

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Independence, Ohio, United States

Atwell, LLC

<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

Overview: <div class="content-intro"> <p><strong>Atwell, LLC&nbsp;</strong>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 &amp; land development, and energy markets. We have a strong national presence and a diverse, award-winning project portfolio. Atwell is a privately owned company, with 1,400+ passionate team members across 40+ locations and growing!</p> <p><strong>Atwell, LLC</strong>&nbsp;is a proud recipient of the following 2023 awards:</p> <ul> <li>8 consecutive years in a row as a &ldquo;Best Places to Work&rdquo;, &ldquo;Hot Firm Nationally&rdquo; by Zweig group</li> <li>Recognized as #7 in the &ldquo;Top 100&rdquo; firms in the US by Zweig Group</li> <li>Recognized by ENR #74 in the ENR Top 500 and ranked in every region;</li> <li>Recognized in Crain Magazine&rsquo;s &ldquo;Fast 50&rdquo; for the fastest growing firms</li> <li>Named in the &ldquo;Top 50 Coolest Places to Work&rdquo; by Crain Magazine</li> </ul> </div> <p><strong>Responsibilities: &nbsp;</strong></p> <p>As Director at Atwell, you will support and lead a team focused on diverse projects of various sizes, scopes, and details. You will be in a flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a vibrant office culture and a national presence. Atwell is looking for civil engineering leaders who are interested in being subject matter experts in residential, commercial, or industrial land development.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Business:</li> <ul> <li>Manage business operations for your team.</li> <li>Create an annual business plan with your Project Managers, Associate Directors, and present it to the Vice President</li> <li>Establish department objectives by collaborating with team members and management.</li> <li>Oversee business development activities and support internal BD training.</li> <li>Establish team plan:</li> <ul> <li>Maintain key client relationships.</li> <li>Develop future business and proactively build and maintain relationships with current and future clients.</li> </ul> </ul> <li>Achieve financial objectives:</li> <ul> <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> <li>Establish product objectives:</li> <ul> <li>Ensure that current company and service sector standards are met.</li> <li>Ensure company templates are utilized and functional.</li> <li>Ensure operational excellence and a repeatable process for deliverables.</li> </ul> <li>Communicate with employees:</li> <ul> <li>Maintain an Open Door Policy</li> <li>Communicate company objectives, reports, and data.</li> </ul> <li>Develop Staff:</li> <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 employees, identify training tools for the team</li> <li>Mentor staff on industry knowledge, project knowledge, process knowledge, and best practices.</li> </ul> <li>Manage staff:</li> <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> <li>Communicate with Human Resources:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <ul> <li>Requisition: Responsible to identify and communicate need to the Talent Acquisition Team.</li> </ul> <li>Support regional recruiting efforts.</li> <ul> <li>Support the national talent acquisition team by identifying, interviewing, and hiring key talent.</li> <li>Build a regional organizational chart and hire toward those goals.</li> <li>Onboarding new employees: Complete an onboarding plan, present the onboarding plan, and assist with their first timesheet.</li> <li>Communicate any performance issues to HR for documentation, and termination of employees once approved by HR.</li> </ul> <li>Responsible for Health &amp; Safety:</li> <ul> <li>Understand the safety manuals and protocols 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> </ul> </ul> <li>Approve timesheets and PTO, expense reports, and corporate credit card expenses.</li> <li>Maintain professional and technical knowledge:</li> <ul> <li>Attend educational workshops.</li> <li>Review professional and market segment publications.</li> <li>Participate in applicable professional societies and trade associations.</li> </ul> <li>Promote internal communication and encourage dialogue within project teams, across market sectors, and throughout the organization.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree required.</li> <ul> <li>JD, MBA, or other advanced degree may be preferred.</li> </ul> <li>Professional Engineer (PE) license required.</li> <li>Typically, a minimum of fifteen (15) plus years of experience in civil engineering land development</li> <li>Proven ability to lead teams, develop talent, and lead business development efforts.</li> </ul>