Building Science Practice Leader

  • Company:
    Williams Engineering Canada Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Biotech / Science

Reports to: Regional DirectorBased at: Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver Position Purpose: Responsible for the development and growth of the practice side of the engineering teams & to develop business for the company. Specific Responsibilities Include:Provide leadership, direction, and support for engineering managers and team leads.Mentor, motivate and provide guidance to junior engineering employees.Work with Human Resources to prepare formalized training program for entry level engineers.Lead and develop quality program for electrical engineers.Enable an excellent engineering/workplace culture.Enhance the technical depth of the engineering team.Enable and develop excellent engineering process and practice.Assist with recruitment and attraction of new employees.Lead opportunities for significant projects utilizing company resources. Explore alliances or joint ventures with other organizations where appropriate.Provide expertise in project scheduling and financial management.Provide marketing and project responses for engineering offerings.Develop significant new business/topline growth for the company.Work collaboratively with other employees to grow WEC’s business in Alberta and/or British Columbia dependent on the location of the successful candidate.Assist with developing engineering teams that understand urgency, will be innovative and will deliver profitable projects on time and budget.Work with Engineering Managers and Regional Directors to support the development of lasting relationships with clients. Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.Adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.P.Eng. or C.E.T. designationBachelor’s Degree in Engineering or diploma in Engineering Technology25+ years’ experience in Consulting Engineering or related fieldExperience in a leadership, supervisory or mentorship roleExcellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.Strong presentation, proposal writing, business development and project management skills.The ability to recognize and accurately define problems and solutions by collecting data and establishing facts to draw valid conclusions.A results oriented and decisive individual with the ability to delegate effectively.A people oriented leader with a reputation for successfully attracting, mentoring and motivating a team.Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple priorities, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.Strong contacts in the engineering community and a persuasive presentation and communication style.Experience and good judgement to plan and accomplish ambitious but achievable goals.Ability to represent the company to the staff, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented.Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly. Understands our pricing model and billing procedures. Ability to facilitate team and client meetings effectively. Possesses strong understanding in the area of at least one engineering discipline. Application of Microsoft Office 365