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Operations Engineering Manager in Dulles, VA at RealStreet

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have an assignment for an Operations Engineering Manager with one of our top clients. Our client is a full-service consulting firm offering a wide array of Program and Construction Management, Project Controls and Engineering Services.

Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Operations Engineering Manager will be to develop short and long-term strategies to grow the Project Management, Construction Management and Engineering business for building, utility and transportation projects. The Operations Engineering Manager is responsible for the business unit’s operating at the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness by overseeing the day-to-day operations, and shall:

  • Develop and execute a business plan to support the growth of the regional business
  • Participate in company decision-making by aligning regional business opportunities with the overall company business plan
  • Be responsible for the development and implementation of quality management practices, actively engage in business development proposal activities and manage delivery of services

  • Develop the financial aspects of the regional office by optimizing the profit and loss to operate within budget
  • Serve in a lead role managing projects or contracts by coordinating and managing the efforts of subordinate staff, and by maintaining the liaison with clients and other project stakeholders
  • Serve in a lead technical role on critical, complex or strategically important projects engagement on behalf of the office and leads the efforts of a project team
  • Work with federal, state and local agencies to guarantee projects are managed properly, deadlines are met and profit margins are maintained
  • Lead business development efforts for the office, including identifying and tracking leads, building client relationships and strategic alliances
  • Coordinate activities with departments involved in projects
  • Engage in leadership roles in industry associations and forums
  • Manage all technical, engineering and administrative personnel in the region

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Operations Engineering Manager role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business
  • Must be a registered Professional Engineer preferably in Virginia
  • 15 years of design and project management experience in the public or private sector focusing on building, transportation and utility projects
  • Extensive experience is required in business development including preparation of qualification and proposal packages and participation in or leading client presentations with an engineering or PM / CM services focus
  • Significant hands-on experience in a leadership position


Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off

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