Chief Engineer

at STANLEY CONSULANTS INC (NEW) in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Description We are hiring a Chief Engineer with excellent leadership abilities to oversee multiple company projects. The Chief Engineer will manage team efforts to continually improve engineering and project capabilities through integration of innovation. Will be the purposeful mentor to drive career paths, be the steward of technology and implement trailblazing solutions. As the inspiring Chief Engineer you will make a significant impact on the organization's success by driving technological advancement and fostering a culture of innovation within the engineering team. Technical Standards and Resources Sit on the firms Risks Management Committee, Work with Operations, Technology Services and the Discipline Technical Leads to evaluate, deploy, and manage our technical software resources including; assigning the software to appropriate markets for cost recovery, assisting users in obtaining appropriate software training, evaluating new software applications for the technical organization, determining the ROI of the software, and reviewing use and managing costs. Coordinates with business development and market leaders in identifying technology trends and skills to provide the technical staff needed to meet market requirements. Report on the state of the business and practice and take feedback on meeting the business needs of the enterprise and develop appropriate revisions or changes within the technical practice to quickly adjust to market conditions. Oversees, coordinates and reports on technical education programs conducted by the Discipline Technical Leads. Quality Program Establishes quality assurance programs and standards for the company ensuring a robust and consistent program across the markets to develop and maintain checklists, quality practices and processes, conduct project reviews, perform quality audits, keep guide specs up to date, implement design software piloting and training, and other QA/QC based functions. Updates and revises QA/QC processes and procedures as necessary. Conduct appropriate technical training for quality assurance throughout the company in conjunction with budget guidelines of the operations groups. Collaborate with project delivery and operations staff across the markets to assure that our QA/QC systems are robust, functional, cost effective, and maintained. Develop, implement and maintain an audit program in concert with the Internal Auditor to verify program execution and proper maintenance of records and documents/files. Coordinates work in process and post project QA/QC audits and reviews. Institutes remedial action for deficient QA/QC. Work with project delivery and operational teams to ensure all potential issues are daylighted as quickly as they become known or even suspected. Works with the Senior Leadership Team to establish data collection protocols to ensure that trends on quality assurance audit findings, key project metrics (change order trends, cost estimating accuracy, etc.) and other pertinent data is available to the organization to drive and measure continuous improvement, and identify priorities, in quality management. Technical Risk Management Participate in contract reviews and pricing from a technical perspective to ensure that the detailed work plan (work breakdown structure, schedule, staffing plan, travel and other expenses, etc.) and project risk reserves adequately consider contract terms and conditions and the project scope of work. Collaborates with Legal team in the initial notification of any claim or liability issue to identify the appropriate technical experts to evaluate and support our investigation and identify solutions for the most cost-effective resolution of issues. Assist the legal team in the initial determination of whether the company has a liability issue involving any claim or potential claim. Guide investigation actions, independent reviews, identification of solutions, and other steps in our process to resolve any project dispute issue. Works with legal team to assess and address Errors & Omissions (E&O) claims against the company, and, when appropriate, in assessing and formulating claims against the company's subconsultants. Works with the Safety Committee to ensure that appropriate safety standards are set and practiced throughout the completion of each project. Technical Subject Matter Expertise Establishes, coordinates, and oversees the company technical papers and presentations plan, budget and awards. Works with Corporate Marketing to identify related... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Job Posting: 11465782

Posted On: Nov 18, 2023

Updated On: Dec 16, 2023

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