Substation Civil Structural Section Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Responsible for the overall managerial direction and leadership for aSubstation Civil-Structural team – growing it in a profitable manner throughservant leadership based on the Burns & McDonnell core values of clientsatisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety, and overalloutstanding service. Specific areas of responsibility include the following(with others assigned by senior management):

  • Advocatingfor safety within the group.
  • Coordinatingwork for the department including making assignments and reviewing performancein order to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
  • Supportingoverall Regional Office development and resource coordination between GPs.
  • Interpretingpolicies, procedures, and goals of organization to staff.
  • Assistingin the development and execution of the Chicago T&D Business Plan.
  • SupportingHuman Resources on educational partnerships and internship programs.
  • Ensuringteam billability and utilizations goals are met.
  • Providing for the development and leveraging ofa strong Mumbai Office team (or other global engineering centers) dedicated tothe support of Chicago Substation projects.
  • Supportingdiversity initiatives.
  • Recommendingchanges in basic structure and organization of the department to ensurefulfillment of objectives assigned to it.
  • Personnel
  • Providingtraining, career development, and mentorship of the staff.
  • Promoting a work environment which facilitatesthe recruitment, development, and retention of the market’s top-talent.
  • Recruitingof the market’s top-talent and engagement and retainage of staff.
  • Organizing,leading and conducting the annual performance appraisal process for the team.
  • Technical/Execution/Production
  • Servingas the technical advisor, providing up to senior-level input and evaluation onsubstation engineering projects.
  • Advocatingfor quality and ensuring the corporate and T&D quality initiatives areimplemented, including coordinating with the appropriate teams to assignquality control reviewers.
  • Advancingand developing department tools and workflows to increase efficiency ofdesigns, specification development, and project execution.
  • Proactively work through corrective actionswhere deficiencies are identified.
  • All other duties as assigned. 

  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from anABET accredited program.
  • Minimum of 5 years related professionalexperience.
  • Technical ability in substation civil-structuralengineering design.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability toclearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees,management, and clients.
  • Ability to thoughtfully and positivelyinfluence, lead, and manage change.
  • Must possess strong project management skillsand a strategic perspective.
  • Professional Engineering licensure is preferred.
  • EEO: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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