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Director of Construction-Water/Sewer Utility

Company: Atlantic Engineering Group
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAtlantic Engineering Group (AEG) is a privately held telecommunications engineering and construction company that specializes in fiber optic internet infrastructure deployments. Our corporate office is in Buford, Georgia with offices throughout the country. See for more information about AEG and our current projects. Position OverviewThe Director of Water/Sewer Utility Construction is responsible for the operational management of the Utility Division, with focus on safety, P&L, estimating, and regimented profitable growth. The ideal candidate has a strong background in competitively bidding, winning, and successfully executing water utility construction projects.Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for aspects of profit and loss for construction projects in the Utility Division
  • Plan, organize and monitor the overall program objectives for the department. Utilizes KPIs and metrics to monitor the performance of teams to ensure all deliverables are completed efficiently and as scheduled
  • Responsible for the day-to-day execution of all aspects of the clients' projects. This includes construction scope of work, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction
  • Provide leadership to Operational Managers and Project Managers who are responsible for all aspects of a small to medium portfolio of Utility construction and maintenance projects with multiple clients; managing project deployment, project execution, project safety, quality, cost, schedule and closeout. Manage changes and risk on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety based on available resources and client requirements
  • Work closely with senior leadership to develop strategic growth plan model
  • Competitively bid and negotiate various types of Utility construction projects
  • Works with Business Development team to identify new opportunities and markets to bid projects which will result in divisional growth and sustainability
  • Play key role with management of new hires, training, evaluating, coaching, and counseling management staff within division
  • Manage performance of direct reports. Motivate, coach, and mentor team
  • Responsible for project tracking and reporting metrics to meet the business needs within division
  • Support a culture where core values are the foundation of how clients, employees, vendors and subcontractors work together in the attainment of divisional business goals
  • Ensure Project Managers are fully trained and equipped to deliver projects to the right standards and within the Company policies and procedures
  • Other projects or duties as assignedRequirements
    • 10+ years of utility construction experience at a contracting firm
    • 5+ years in a leadership role
    • BS degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent level of experience in a leadership position within utility construction industry is preferred
    • 8+ years of experience working in construction, Project Management, and/or Engineering along with a proven track record of operational management, project performance, and project profitability from award to project completion
    • Demonstrated leadership in directing and managing construction activities for a utility construction contracting company
    • Strong background in competitively bidding, winning and successfully executing water utility projects
    • Ability to effectively lead and communicate clear expectations, goals, and vision
    • Dynamic leader and experienced team builder with a proven ability to build, lead, and coach multidisciplinary teams
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow a business unit in relation to clients and project work on a year-over-year basis
    • Strong knowledge and experience with Business Development working in the water and sewer utilities sector to grow division in collaboration with the Business Development team
    • Strong experience in budgeting, forecasting, fulfilling staffing requirements, training, and safety compliance
    • Ability to travel as needed to perform duties of the positionPhysical Requirements
      • Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment, work in inclement weather, stand, and drive for extended periods of time
      • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas
      • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable and sustained use of your arms, legs, and moving your entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, sitting standing, and handling materials up to 75lbs
      • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipmentAll candidates interested in employment with Atlantic Engineering Group, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Atlantic Engineering Group, LLC does not offer sponsorships for current or future employment visas (e.g., H-B1 employment visa).Atlantic Engineering Group, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Atlantic Engineering Group, Orlando , Director of Construction-Water/Sewer Utility, Executive , Orlando, Florida

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