• Group Leader - MEP

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/17/2019 11:44 AM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, real estate and environmental markets. NV5 primarily focuses on five business verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure, energy, program management and environmental solutions. The Company operates offices throughout the U.S.


    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Group Lead in Charlotte, NC. The basic function of the Group Leader (GL) position is to lead, guide, and mentor a group of multi-disciplined engineering professionals, develop new and maintain existing client relationships, plan, develop, coordinate, and direct a number of engineering projects concurrently, and work closely with Principals to ensure that NV5 corporate goals and guidelines are maintained. The GL is also responsible for seeking and developing new Project Managers.


    Office Management and Team Leadership

    • Manage both technical and non-technical staff to ensure that their performance meets office and firm-wide goals and objectives.
    • Ensure that NV5 policies and procedures are fairly and consistently followed.
    • Train staff to develop within their career/profession and to further the goals of the firm.

    Client Relationship Management and Marketing

    • Actively involved in client marketing activities, cross-selling NV5 services available beyond scope requirements for the future.
    • Develop and manage client relationships within the markets sector or sectors associated with your group.
    • Maintain NV5 industry reputation by always conducting business in a courteous and professional manner.
    • losely involved in proposal process. Tasks include delivering presentations, negotiating fees to perform projects of a certain scope, reviewing and approving written proposal documents, and obtaining authorized signatures on contracts.

    Project Team Management

    • Assure that project reporting is accurately stated via time card reporting and accounting department billing documents.
    • Interview and recruit employees as required. In conjunction with Principal in Charge, assist in the selection of staff. Conduct employee performance appraisals, set goals associated with performance process, and conduct disciplinary actions and terminations as required.
    • Monitor progress of work and take appropriate action when team performance deviates from established plan.
    • Ensure that NV5 quality standards are met.
    • Oversee coordination of trades.
    • Ensure that deadlines and schedules are met and strive to complete the project to the full satisfaction of the client and within the established budget and schedule.
    • Coordinate design review; verify that the quality of work and design are as agreed.
    • Oversee construction administration process.
    • Manage and direct employees assigned to project and group. Help employees to grow and develop in their disciplines, mentoring when appropriate.

    Business Planning and Accounting

    • Develop short-term as well as long-term business development strategies for assigned market sector.
    • Constantly review work in progress and future work to ensure that employees assigned to group remain busy and profitable. Communicate relevant information promptly to Principal(s).
    • Oversee a variety of projects at various stages of construction to ensure that deadlines are met, budgets are monitored, variances are explained, and that profitability and quality are on target.
    • Assist with collections of accounts receivable on current and past projects as needed, mediating between NV5 A/R department and Client Project Manager.
    • Responsible for profitable completion of projects.

    Project Management

    • Understand technical issues of each project including:
    • Terms of Agreement;
    • Changes to agreed scope;
    • Meeting established goals for project consistent with contract agreements;
    • Establish man-hour budgets by trade for the project;
    • Know project goals and schedule requirements;
    • Monitor project’s actual progress and billings versus budget through regular meetings with Principals.


    • Professional Engineer.
    • Graduate from an engineering curriculum accredited by the A.E.T, non-accredited engineering curriculum, related engineering science, or possess a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
    • Ten years’ experience in the consulting engineering field designing and managing projects independently including development of plans and specifications.
    • Must have thorough understanding of the principles of HVAC and/or Electrical design as well as a general understanding of the principles of all the engineering disciplines.
    • Proven track record of generating business in the MEP industry and established contacts with architects and business in the area.
    • Must keep current through continuing education.
    • Must have strong leadership, problem-solving, and excellent communication skills.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and project management software applications.

    Personal Characteristics

    • Professional demeanor and excellent presentation skills.
    • Ability to maintain composure at all times, think quickly, and respond appropriately during stressful situations.
    • Well-developed business development skills.
    • Ability to make quick decisions and effectively implement actions related to decisions.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to positively interact with staff at every level of the organization.
    • Ability to build an effective team, facilitate team spirit, and resolve conflicts independently.

    Physical Requirements
    This is a full-time position (40 hours per week on Monday – Friday), with the ability to work on-call and extended hours (including after hours, holidays and weekends). The job is performed primarily in an indoor office environment with occasional driving to commercial and institutional job site locations and outdoor activities at the site (including mechanical rooms, rooftops, and buildings). The employee must be able to perform, in a safe manner at all times, the following essential functions and requirements:
    The employee frequently sits or stands in the same location with opportunity to move about; occasionally walks substantial distances at job site locations; regularly thinks, concentrates, analyzes, interprets, interacts with others, and communicates orally and in writing; regularly uses a computer (keyboard and mouse); regularly reads, sees, hears, and speaks; frequently uses hands to write, type, finger, handle, or feel; occasionally reaches with hands and arms; occasionally bends, stoops, and lifts or moves up to 30 pounds (and greater weights infrequently); occasionally climbs ladders and stairs.



    • Professional Engineer.
    • Graduate from an engineering curriculum accredited by the A.E.T, non-accredited engineering curriculum, related engineering science, or possess a B.S. degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
    • Ten years’ experience in the consulting engineering field designing and managing projects independently including development of plans and specifications.


    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefit package:


    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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