CH2M Water Main Design Team Manager-Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois
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WATER MAIN DESIGN TEAM MANAGER-CHICAGO, ILCH2M is seeking a full-time Water Main Design Team Manager to join our growing team in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL is one of the most vibrant and diverse major cities in North America, and the City of Chicago, under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has engaged in a major infrastructure renewal program, “Building a New Chicago.” Announced in 2012, Building a New Chicago is a ten-year program that will invest over $5 billion in the Chicago Dept. of Water Management (DWM) water and wastewater infrastructure. CTR (a joint venture of CH2M, exp U.S. Services, and Arcadis U.S.) plays a major role in this infrastructure renewal effort by providing program management services to DWM for delivery of its capital improvement program (CIP), a $400M - $450M per year undertaking. The DWM CIP Delivery Program is one of the largest and most varied infrastructure renewal programs in the U.S. The CTR team touches virtually every aspect of the DWM CIP, as well as providing critical support to the Department’s operations. As part of the CTR program leadership team, this position is a major opportunity for those interested in the challenges of large program delivery, industry-leading engineering/construction applications, and leadership in a stimulating and rapidly varying environment. CTR provides design and construction management services for the water main that is replaced by DWM and the primary responsibility of this position is to lead the team that produces the CIP designs. The team is comprised of 14 engineers and technicians, and produces approximately 200 designs per year covering at least 120 miles of grid main replacement. The position is deadline driven and requires a high degree of organization and leadership to maintain multiple fronts of client interface, cross-discipline coordination, project delivery, and staff development.
Our Water Main Design Team Manager:• Interface on at least a daily basis with Client stakeholders for problem resolution, planning and goal setting, and expectation management • Review, sign, and seal engineering plans for water main improvements • Mentor Design Team development by providing junior engineers with oversight and guidance, as well as training in DWM water main design guidelines and procedures • Provide guidance and review of coordination projects with other entities and agencies • Manage existing design delivery workflow, develop and maintain performance metrics, and pursue opportunities for continuous improvement • Promote and ensure a high level of product quality through frequent measurement and evaluation of design review, quality assurance, and quality control procedures; lead by example in this area • Lead staff recruitment and hiring process when necessary • Coordinate closely with the CTR Force Account, Engineering Planning, Program Controls, and Construction Management teams • Daily interaction with the Program Manager and CTR leadership team for program delivery coordination, strategy development and execution, and CTR team well-being
The minimum qualifications for this position are:• BS in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering• Licensed Professional (PE) and the ability to obtain Illinois PE within 3 months• Minimum of 12 years of experience in progressively increased project delivery roles, with at least 3 years of detailed utility design or CM experience (utility experience does not have to be contiguous)• Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal• Demonstrated leadership and management of extended design delivery teams• Proven ability to interface and work effectively with client organizations• Detailed understanding of total project delivery requirements, including planning, design, and construction• Extensive experience working with utility infrastructure development; particularly in major urban environments
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:• Program or large project delivery environment experience• Familiarity with Primavera Version 6 and ArGIS• Familiarity with the City of Chicago, it’s water system, and construction specifications• Familiarity with Illinois EPA and Illinois Pollution Control Board regulations
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work.Developing People through Challenging ProjectsCH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (H1B, etc.) to fill this position.
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