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Utilities Group Manager

Volkert Inc
Chattanooga, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Are we the road to your future?

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for a highly motivated Utilities Group Manager to join our West Gulf Region in Chattanooga, Knoxville, or Franklin, TN.

Are we the road to your future?

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for business development activities for linear utility projects
  • Manages projects to meet contracted budget, scope, and schedule
  • Performs engineering design for various linear utility projects, including water and wastewater, electric, telecommunications, and natural gas
  • Oversee and guide designers and drafters to deliver linear utility projects
  • Responsibilities may include applying established and well-defined engineering techniques, procedures, policies or standards
  • Perform design computations, check plans or computations, and develop quantity takeoffs
  • Adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results
  • Applies standard practices and techniques to accomplish work assignments
  • Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies. Coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members
  • Attends appropriate team meetings
  • Adheres to company standards for quality assurance and quality control as defined in the quality manual

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 8+ years of utility design experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, GeoPak, OpenRoads and InRoads
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Tennessee
  • Previous client relationships
  • Ability to work well with other related disciplines and coordinate design activities for timely completion and within resource budgets
  • Experience and ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the solution of work problems
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • We offer a hybrid workplace which includes remote, hybrid, and in-office positions
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.

For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”

– Thomas A. Hand, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer

Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.

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Volkert Inc

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Chattanooga, TN
37402 USA

Industry

Energy and Environment

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