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Group Leader - Water Market

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.
Your Impact:
We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative -and -lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you're interested in a long and rewarding career working with the -industry's best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious, -client-focused Group Leader (GL) for our Water Market in Anchorage, Alaska. In this role, you'll serve as a critical member of the Anchorage Leadership Team. You'll work closely with the other group leads in the Northwest; as well as our water Market Lead, Managers of Projects, and Client Account Manager to provide guidance and leadership to the water group. You'll be called upon to use your inspirational leadership skills to hire, mentor, and coach Water Group staff aligned to you, including development of their goals and performance reviews. GLs are also responsible for promoting inclusion and diversity within the office and the Water Team, working to ensure that all staff are given meaningful and equitable opportunities to progress their careers within Jacobs. As a key leader of our -team, you'll also have the chance to work -on challenging projects -as -a Project Manager and/or Technical Lead for projects - planning, directing, and monitoring all aspects of projects with high degrees of technical complexity from the concept stage through detailed design, construction services, and commissioning. Furthermore, this position is client facing, will help advance our business development strategies, and may act as a main point of contact for assigned Alaska area pursuits and projects. At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our global delivery teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll have the opportunity to engage with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other. Join us and continue the development of -your skills and advancement of your career path as you explore -all that you can do across our global company and share your knowledge along the way. - In this role you'll:

  • Track and manage staff utilization and partner with the Project Managers, and other project execution staff, to deliver on project needs and contractual terms
    • Promote a culture of caring, quality, safety and Inclusion and Diversity
    • Optimize financial utilization of a pool of aligned resources, and balance utilization across levels to ensure staffing profitability and engagement
    • Partner with Market Leader and Sales team to grow and maintain a sustainable work pipeline
    • Act as hiring manager for required staff, working in concert with others around established hiring plans
    • Manage performance and help talent grow and develop, using our Jacobs process
    • Steward career development - basic skill development and sustainment, growth opportunities and skill refinement
    • Coach, develop and mentor staff to deliver superior results collectively and individually
    • Build team culture in concert with overall performance unit and company goals/strategy, and communicate with aligned staff (i.e., regular team meetings and 1:1 meetings, etc.)
    • Work with Market Leads and the Operations Leader to achieve staff retention goals
    • Be a key project management and/or technical resource for conveyance, water resources, or treatment projects
    • Build a strong network with local municipalities or other water/wastewater clients #ANCHOTJOBS Here's What You'll Need:
      • Bachelor's -degree -in applicable field, or equivalent experience
      • Demonstrated aptitude, ability, and capacity to build a team
      • Strong communication, planning, and organizational skills
      • Ability to develop other front-line leaders as part of succession planning
      • A minimum of 5 years applicable project management experience
      • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws -and supplemental language .
        At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Anchorage , Group Leader - Water Market, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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