• Director of Design

    Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2019 11:50 AM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.

    The Director of Design is responsible for executing all short and long term initiatives for the Design Service Line in the Midwest including, business development, client satisfaction, financial management, technical expertise, and operations management The Director of Design is responsible for the planning, organizing and implementing all key Design Service Line initiatives.


    In addition, the Director of Design is responsible for providing inspirational leadership by attracting, retaining, motivating, and developing high caliber talent within the Design Service Line. The Director of Design ensures that key human resources and technical resources are aligned for the successful achievement of the Design Service Line’s goals and objectives.





    • Establish operational and technical performance targets and monitor achievement toward those targets, taking corrective action when needed.
    • Direct strategic initiatives, including business development, financial management, operations management and technological advancement for assigned personnel.
    • Collaborate with the Buildings Group management, other Design Service Line Leaders, and the marketing staff to identify and analyze business development opportunities that are strategically aligned with the Company’s objectives.
    • Cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential key clients.
    • Ensure that the Service Line’s financial goals and objectives are maximized.
    • Drive project profitability through Group Leaders and Project Managers by maintaining proper, qualified staffing levels for project delivery within the Discipline.
    • Develop relationships and influence with staff in region and peers and partners outside of region to ensure a constructive work environment and positive business outcomes


    Specific Measurement of Success


    • Work to achieve the 2019 budgeted goals for Design Service Line. Design has a budgeted goal is $10M gross revenue
    • Work with our counterparts in Buildings Division to help standardize on operating methods for the Design Services as a whole. This includes project management practices, use of project controls tools (Vision, Newforma, P6), and means of communication for successful completion of projects across BTS/verticals.
    • Utilizing other Design entities within NV5, grow the Design Service Line nationwide; not only in headcount, but in technical abilities, existing clients sales capabilities and in the efficiency with which we operate as a group.
    • Develop relationships and influence with staff in region and peers and partners outside of region to ensure a constructive work environment and positive business outcomes
    • Client satisfaction through growth of existing client revenues (repeat work) and development of new clients.
    • Employee satisfaction, development and performance.


    • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business with a Master’s degree in engineering or MBA preferred.
    • Strong preference for professional engineer or registered.
    • Exceptional business acumen including in-depth knowledge of financial, human resource and operations management.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and vision to a diverse group of people.
    • Proficient at the development and implementation of strategic plans and operational objectives.
    • A minimum of 10 years of progressive engineering management experience, preferably in an Consulting Engineering environment.

    NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits 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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