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Job Ref:  31586
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Austin
21/10/2016 05:12
MEP Engineering Department Leader - Austin, TX

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, an award-winning and innovative multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for an experienced engineering professional to be a Vice President for our Austin, TX office. WSP works around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on intelligent building systems, sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.

Position Summary:

The VP will work to establish and grow our MEP building design presence in the Austin market and work closely with the Houston office. In addition, the VP will be expected to lead the design on a variety of project types, and will also be expected to lead larger multi-discipline teams as the Project Manager/Project Principal, directly interfacing with the client. As Project Manager/Project Principal, the VP will regularly meet with clients, organize in-house resources, develop project proposals and budgets, mentor junior staff, prepare technical reports/specifications. The VP will be tasked with contributing to the overall business development of the office.

The VP should have extensive experience in MEP design for large scale projects in a variety of sectors. Project experience should include active participation from the design phase through the final construction close-out.

The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to our clients. Specifically, the VP will be responsible for building and maintaining a network of client relationships such that we receive RFP's for new work and repeat business from those clients, and leads about other work. With the assistance of our marketing department, prepare responses to RFPs including preparation of technical fee proposals, preparation and delivery of interviews, development of marketing packages, etc. Participate in internal marketing meetings to coordinate business development activities with other offices, and assist other offices as required in the pursuit of work.

Job Requirements
      • 10-15 years' experience in progressively responsible roles in a multi-office Building Services engineering firm.
      • A track record of successful management of large-scale projects with appropriate references.
      • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and a strongly developed understanding of practice area, client's businesses, competitors, and the industry at large.
      • Maintains strong relationships with clients and external professional and industry groups.
      • Dynamic personality and approach to business development.
      • Extensive and successful business development experience.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Proven track record of team building and executive leadership
      • BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
      • PE License is required, LEED Certification is preferred.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP|PB offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, disability, and life insurances, 401K plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more. WSP|PB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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