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Group Manager - Engineering

Company: Lumos & Associates, Inc.
Location: El Dorado Hills
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Civil Engineering Group Manager will have the opportunity to lead our office in El Dorado Hills, CA. This position will have the freedom, flexibility as well as resources and support of the organization to develop relationships with clients, identify and pursue projects and new business through networking opportunities, manage client projects from start to finish, and recruit, hire and mentor a multidisciplinary team of engineers and designers.

Success in this role comes from being self-motivated and driven to grow and build a business and team, having an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in developing new connections, and an outgoing personality to build relationships and network.

Keep reading IF:

YOU ARE CHARISMATIC, FRIENDLY, AND APPROACHABLE with clients, colleagues, and people you have not previously met. You understand the value of long-term trusted relationships and can effectively build trust and respect with different personality types for future business opportunities and partnerships.

YOU HAVE AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AND INSATIABLE DRIVE to grow and develop a business through your networking and project management efforts. You are a self-starter and are excited by the idea of working with clients to determine the right project and to see that through to fruition.

YOU ARE A NATURAL LEADER WITH A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR who manages their team with the right balance of accountability, empathy, and drive to get things done right. You can be relied on for genuine advice, guidance, and collaboration and strikes the right balance of working hard for your clients, while also maintaining a friendly, supportive and at times, light-hearted, work environment.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and skills

  • Proven expertise in developing and managing new business opportunities & client proposals required
  • Demonstrated experience in municipal infrastructure design projects required; experience in public works a plus
  • Collaborative team player able to lead strategy with persistent execution required
  • Self-starter and hungry to lead initiatives that will grow and expand a business's footprint in a dynamic, fast-paced and deadline driven environment required
  • Outstanding results-oriented track record with excellent time/project management required
  • Proven experience successfully building trust, empowering people/teams, and making cross-functional cooperation happen in a highly engaged manner required Key Responsibilities
    • Identify project opportunities and create and send out detailed responses to entities who have sent out RFQs or RFPs where Lumos & Associates would be a competitive option.
    • Attend weekly meetings with the Director of Engineering and other Group Managers to discuss staffing and resources for ongoing and upcoming projects.
    • Manage assigned projects and make sure the projects are completed on schedule and within budget; leading and managing a team of engineers, designer(s), and sub consultants.
    • Meet with prospective clients/entities regularly to build trusting relationships for future collaboration. Attend local and online conferences in the industry to build Lumos & Associates stature in the Foothills and Greater Sacramento area.
    • Travel to the Reno/Carson office to meet colleagues in-person; Director of Engineering, Engineering team, Human Resources, Accounting, and Business Development team.
    • Generate ideas for how to approach business development and which entities would be best to begin developing relationships with for future project work.
    • Create a 12-month plan of action to execute relationship building/networking and goals for project work, and team structure. Requirements
      • 6+ years' proven experience in civil engineering consulting/project management position.
      • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering/related field; master's degree a plus.
      • Registered as a Professional Civil Engineer in California a plus; ability to obtain Professional Civil Engineering license in California within 6 months of hire date required.
      • Proven experience using computer-aided design & drafting software, AutoCAD and Civil 3D a plus.
      • Advanced working knowledge and experience with various programs including Microsoft Outlook for email, Teams, Excel, and Word.
      • Proven experience using Project Information and or Project Management software.
      • Ability to work Possesses a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Benefits
        • Company paid medical, dental, and vision Insurance
        • Company paid Short/Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
        • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
        • Flex Spending Account
        • 401(K) Plan + company match
        • Discretionary Annual Bonus
        • Paid Time Off; Paid Holidays; Flex Work Schedule Pay Transparency Statement:

          The compensation range reflects the Company's reasonable expectation at the time of posting. We consider a number of factors when making individual compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, and other business needs.


Keywords: Lumos & Associates, Inc., Sacramento , Group Manager - Engineering, Executive , El Dorado Hills, California

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