Job Vacancy VP of Engineering Atlantic Engineering Group

Job title: VP of Engineering

Company: Atlantic Engineering Group

Job description: Position Overview

The Vice President (VP) of Engineering is responsible for the planning, coordination, and

oversight of operational engineering management including Design, Field, GIS, and Field

Engineering teams. This position will identify complex business problems and create

solution-oriented strategies. The VP will focus on improvement of processes, efficiencies,

internal controls, and best practices, P&L, estimating, and regimented profitable growth.

This VP of Engineering has a strong foundation in management and/or executive-level

leadership and successfully executing complex telecommunication and utility projects. This

position is responsible for the management of client and project relationships, internal

teams, strategic division planning and growth, and will monitor current and emerging

market trends, challenges and opportunities. They work closely with all functional areas

(i.e., Construction) to target regionally synergistic opportunities to improve efficiency and

profitability. The role requires enthusiasm, a self-starter attitude, collaborative and

communication excellence, and a drive to build scalable, dynamic engineering practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Responsible for all aspects of profit and loss for engineering projects

● Establish, implement, and communicate the strategic direction of assigned

departments and programs/projects

● Collaborate with executive leadership and other departments and divisions to carry

out the organizational goals and objectives providing reporting metrics to meet

business needs

● Plan, organize and monitor the overall program objectives. Utilize KPIs and metrics

to monitor the performance of teams to ensure all deliverables are completed

efficiently and as scheduled

● Leverage data and analytics to story-tell, recommend ideas, and drive solutions;

Make difficult decisions based on data and analytics

● Responsible for the day-to-day execution of all aspects of the clients’ engineering

projects. This includes engineering scope of work, financial metrics, planning,

schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction

● Provide leadership to Directors of Engineering, Engineering Program and Project

Managers who are responsible for all aspects of a portfolio of FTTX engineering

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 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, performance evaluation, and

coaching management staff within division region

● Identify, develop, recommend, and implement new engineering operations-related

policies, practices, standards, processes, technologies, security measures, and

systems to drive efficiencies and cost containment and facilitate business objectives

● Support a culture where core values are the foundation of how clients, employees,

vendors and subcontractors all work together in the attainment of business goals

● Other projects or duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

● 10+ years of FTTX engineering experience, growing client relationships and leading

teams delivering turn-key solutions consistently on time and within budget with 5+

years in a leadership role

● BS degree in Business Management, Project Management, Engineering, or equivalent

level of experience in a leadership position within utility construction industry is

preferred

● Ability to operate at a strategic level, yet remain close enough to the details to add

value to clients and be a supportive resource to the team

● Strong background in competitively bidding, winning and successfully executing FTTX

engineering projects

● The ability to effectively lead and communicate clear expectations, goals, and vision

to a diverse group of team members at all levels

● Strong process orientation. Uses process implementation to drive efficiencies and

cost containment

● Experience leveraging data and analytics to story-tell, recommend ideas, and drive

solutions; Ability to make difficult decisions based on data and analytics

● Existing relationships with contractor/vendors a significant plus

● 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 experience in budgeting, forecasting, fulfilling staffing requirements, training,

and safety compliance

● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required; ability to

clearly, professionally, and effectively communicate and interpret technical

information

● Exceptional people skills to work with and motivate a diverse technical and

operations group as well as to build confidence with multiple AEG clients

● Positive, solutions-oriented attitude with strong analytical, and innovative problem-

solving skills; Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to completion in a fast-paced

environment while ensuring attention to detail

● Strong computer skills; Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Google Suite, and

Adobe software applications

● Ability to work after hours, some weekends, and evenings when needed

● Ability to travel as needed to perform duties of the position up to 50% of the time

Physical Requirements

● Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer, driving a vehicle,

and/or standing

● May experience long hours of standing and moving

● Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

All 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.

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Location: Kansas City, KS

Job date: Tue, 08 Aug 2023 22:35:57 GMT

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