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Group Leader- Large Strategic Projects at Faith Technologies

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Dallas, Texas





Job Description:

A position at Faith Technologies can be the answer to your future career. In this role, you'll be part of a progressive national leader in electrical planning, engineering, technology and energy services.


Faith Technologies enables employee growth and success through industry-leading training and development, utilization of the latest industry technologies, and an uncompromised focus on safety.


We recognize and reward top performers, offering competitive, merit-based compensation, career path development and a flexible and robust benefits package that boasts everything from paid training and tuition reimbursement to an award-winning wellness program.


This position is responsible for providing overall management for electrical and/or specialty systems construction projects within a market-driven profit center and for overseeing staff within the assigned profit center.



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS



Education: A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management/Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical training


Experience: Two years of project management experience


or


Experience: Five years project management experience


Travel: 25-50 %


Work Schedule: Works a sufficient schedule to meet the expectations of the role.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Creates and manages a profit center structure that supports the needs of the enterprise in terms of business strategy, profitability, and competitive advantage. Spends approximately 60% of time focused on business development related activities and remaining 40% of time is focused on operational activities.

  • Maintains compliance with Company policies.

  • Ensures profit center compliance with Company best practices, values, and processes.

  • Accurately budgets and manages sales and gross margin consistent with established needs and standards of the organization. Focuses on growth on a company-wide and national basis. Cooperates and collaborates with Geographical Group Leaders to achieve goals.

  • Mentors and provides guidance to Associate Project Managers, Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, and General Superintendents.

  • Partners with Talent Operations to optimize recruiting and selection, employee relations, and other related topics as it pertains to direct reports.

  • Directs implementation and execution of operational efficiencies that maximize people, processes, and profitability throughout the profit center (i.e., BidSmart, Faith Performance Advantage, Lean Construction, etc.).

  • Strategizes to ensure that the appropriate Project Managers are aligned with the appropriate projects.

  • Works in conjunction with General Superintendents to ensure that the appropriate team/crew is staffed on the appropriate project.

  • Works with Project Managers to ensure construction projects are profitable to meet customer deadlines and expectations. Provides assistance with planning, organizing, and staffing projects. Reviews outgoing estimates with Estimating and other groups as necessary (i.e., PreCon Managers, Faith Gear, Engineering, VDC, Logistics, Excellerate, Energy, ERM, etc.). Visits various jobsites and interacts with crew, customers, foreman, and general contractors to ensure proper job progress and to support and encourage safe behavior.

  • Fosters a productive, enthusiastic, and synergistic team of direct reports through coaching and development, goal setting, and ongoing talent and performance assessment.

  • Effectively delegates to direct reports with proper control systems in place to ensure accountability and to prevent decision making bottlenecks.

  • Provides frequent and clear feedback to direct reports, offers clear direction, and ensures direct reports are sure about their goals.

  • Acts as coach and developer of managerial talent; as well as skillfully selects and trains those individuals. Evaluates candidates' and managers' willingness to lead, communication and planning competencies, and ability to make decisions under pressure. Assigns team and project-leadership assignments to assess skill/ability. Spends ample time evaluating people in 'test' managerial roles. Holds managers who report to him/her accountable for managerial work.

  • Creates a supportive environment that allows mistakes but not failure (motivates and instructs; shares positive and negative feedback in a constructive manner.).

  • Promotes the merit shop philosophy by ensuring effective, fair, and timely performance evaluations for all employees.

  • Participates in performance evaluation process; conducts employee performance reviews in an effective and timely manner; and establishes field wage merit increases.

  • Promotes a positive Company Culture by fostering friendly and constructive employee relations.

  • Calls on and/or meets with and qualifies customers for appropriate geographic units to better understand their needs in order to propose solutions.

  • Manages the boundaries that separate units which report directly and with other parts of the business. Monitors the flow of work between his/her unit and others in the organization; asking questions, and recommending improvements. Understands and conveys functional strategies, business strategies, and corporate mission. Fosters effective cross-functional collaborations to accelerate work processes.

  • Deploys and redeploys resources among managers' areas.

  • Identifies and generates new business. Networks, establishes, and maintains customer relationships.

  • Updates and maintains sales process in CRM software.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

  • Actively participates in Faith's hiring referral and mentoring program, as appropriate.





The job description and responsibilities described are intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


BENEFITS ARE THE GAME CHANGER
Faith Technologies enriches the lives of its employees through industry-leading total rewards. Our compensation, benefits, time off, and wellness programs are designed to reward individual results that create team success, improve financial security for our employees and their families, and encourage healthy lifestyles. As an eligible employee*, your programs will include:


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Company-Paid Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Award-Winning Wellness Program and Incentives

  • 401(k) Retirement & 401(a) Profit Sharing Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Performance Incentives/Bonuses

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And so much more...





*Note: Regular, full-time employees are eligible for Faith Technologies' benefit programs.


COMPANY OVERVIEW
Faith Technologies is one of the largest privately held electrical planning, design and engineering contractors in the United States. We stand strong in our values as we work to Create World Class Opportunities to Succeed through:


  • Uncompromised focus on keeping people SAFE.

  • Building TRUST in everything we do.

  • REDEFINING what's possible.

  • Rewarding individual results that create TEAM SUCCESS.






If you're ready to learn more about growing your career with us, apply today.



Faith Technologies, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.