At KLJ, we love creativity, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.
* This position may be located in either: Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; St. Paul, MN; or Denver, CO *
Oversees the operational footprint of the Electrical Department for the Engineering Group. Responsible for execution of day-to-day operations at the department level. Supervises technical staff to meet established objectives.
Supervises, manages and leads members of the department; provides human resources to project teams, support of the technical programs organization, and support of business development.
Sets clear expectations for direct reports
Ensures that employees are supported by a work environment conducive to high productivity, collaboration, safety, and overall employee engagement and satisfaction.
Responsible for optimizing staff utilization within department.
Accountable for the objectives established for attracting, retaining and developing talent.
Assigns indirect work and reviews performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of members.
Recommends department plans, programs and resources, including workload planning, training needs, staff budgets and capital expenditures, and manages and executes those approved plans to meet line organization objectives.
Advances and develops department/discipline tools and work flows to increase efficiency in tasks, designs, specification development, and project execution.
Supervises and develops department members to meet established objectives, including utilization, task performance and quality controls, and builds team morale.
Talent Management accountabilities include hiring, promotions, terminations, performance reviews, training, succession planning and leadership development
Monitors progress and performance of department members on project teams to assure quality processes are followed.
Provides assistance to Group Manager as needed to facilitate enterprise initiatives.
May draft or review scopes of work and project fees for new project proposals.
May serve as a Project Manager on projects.
May serve as a Discipline Lead on projects
Ensures that department resource plans are completed on a timely basis.
Responsible for and reports department status, results and performance, and solution of department problems.
Recommends department operating policies, standards and procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
PE is required
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
Demonstrated success in leading, managing and developing technical resource teams
Preference of Electrical Engineering degree with a focus in the Telecommunications or Power Industry
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 80% of the time spent in the office and 20% out of the office.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Posting Close Date: 12/27/2018
Internal Number: 18-0332; 18-0333
At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.