Section Manager, Civil Engineering

at Milhouse
Location New York, New York
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


The Milhouse Aviation team is growing in the East Coast and as such we are looking for a Section Manager, and that wants to take the next step in their career! As the Section Manager, you will serve as the subject matter expert and will provide technical leadership that implements the development of all plans and projects for your group. The ideal candidate will be well versed in the technical concepts related to their specific discipline and will be expected to maintain a high level of continuous training to remain current on knowledge. Additionally, you will provide supervision and guidance across your projects and team members to ensure all objectives, critical issues, new concepts and policy matters are met. In this role, you will be responsible for: site visits, studies, assessments, reports, drawings, reviews, calculations, and administrative managerial functions. Project types will include but not be limited to: taxiway and runway design, deicing facilities, pavement design and striping, roadway design, utility design and grading. If you are seeking a new position that allows direct oversight of a team and the ability to continuously sharpen your own skills, come be a part of the Milhouse East Coast Aviation team! Core Responsibilities: Provide technical expertise to staff, clients, and peers within the organization for a focused type of work. Assist in growing business volume with existing and new clients through the execution of quality work. Performs technical skills gap analysis and recommends developmental training. Assist project managers by developing and reviewing scopes, schedules and time budgets for work to be executed in their group. Perform as a Project Manager or technical resource meeting billability targets required for role, level and team. Monitor groups performance and adherence to required quality, scope, schedule, and budget criteria. Identify, analyze and resolve problems in a pro-active manner. Cultivate professional relationships with client peer, and team members. Support proposal opportunities that are strategically aligned with regional and group requirements. Participates in the RFP/RFQ process including, site visits, client meetings, scope development, preparation of project approach, technical execution plans, schedules, and interviews. Desirable Attributes: Leadership roles in professional organizations including publications. Willingness to support the organization through branding and promotional opportunities internally and externally. Focus on continuing education. Technical Skills & Abilities: Proficient in Microsoft Suites. MicroStation. AutoCAD. Knowledge of standard format specification development. Design software including but not limited to XP-SWMM, HEC-Ras, WinTR-55, AutoCAD, Civil 3D. Active memberships in discipline specific professional organization such as ASCE. Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree specific to their discipline work from an ABET accredited institution. 10 + years of design experience. PE license preferred. 5+ years' experience leading a team that specializes in the related field. An Entrepreneurial mind set. Why join the Aviation team? Here's why: The Aviation team is a collaborative and multidisciplinary group that strives for the best results daily. As a melting pot of mechanical, civil, and electrical engineers as well as architects this offers our team exposure to many different facets of engineering and the ability to see how it all comes together to support our clients. Our team prides themselves on mentorship and ensures team members are partnered with one another to foster an environment of learning and development. This team in particular likes to connect on a professional and social level; after all we spend 5 days a week at work, so a strong sense of camaraderie is important! If you want to be a part of this synergetic environment, apply today! Here's a little information on Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc.: Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better. We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it. Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction. For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Important Notice to US Applicants Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits List: Medical Dental Vision Life Insurance Short Term Disability Insurance 401(k) Plan Transit Benefits Program Paid Time Off (PTO) Employee Education & Development Program Paid Holidays Employee Referral Program Wellness Program Employee Recognition Program Lunch and Learns Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training) Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood)

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