Team Leader

Job Locations US-FL-Sarasota
Job ID 2021-1488
# of Openings
Engineering - Civil

Position Snap Shot

The Team Leader will achieve business objectives by developing opportunities, a strategic vision and plans, and by ensuring financial success and/or team success through leadership and development.  The Team Leader will also develop and manage members of their team through staffing, training, guiding, and supervising.  In this role, an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency in regards to the essential functions of the job found below.


- Establish business objectives:
- Manage business operations for your team
- Create annual business plan with your Project Manager(‘s) and present to VP/Regional Leader
- Establish department objectives by collaborating with team members and management
- Manage and support business development activities and support internal BD training
- Establish team plan:
- Maintain key client relationships.
- Develop future business and proactively build and maintain relationships with current and future clients.

- Achieve financial objectives:
- Manage revenue goals
- Team utilization, invoice ratio, EM, profitability
- Management of respective PM projects in terms of AR collections, effort vs contract value, project profitability, change order submission, monthly invoicing
- Risk management; contract review, proposal review, licensing review
- Manage invoices/subcontractors as needed

- Establish product objectives:
- Ensure that current company and service sector standards are met
- Ensure company templates are utilized and functional
- Manage survey equipment/fleet to ensure operational excellence
- Recommend technology improvements and justification

- Ensure operational excellence and a repeatable process for deliverables.

- Communicate with employees:
- Maintain Open Door Policy
- Communicate company objectives, reports and data

- Develop Staff:
- Performance Management: Initiate reviews, follow-up on reviews, address compensation of team members, review job titles vs. job duties, support and provide details for performance improvement plans and monitor success
- Training: Follow up on any training requested by employee’s, identify training tools for team (Lunch & Learn, Red Vector, etc.)
- Mentor staff on industry knowledge, project knowledge, process knowledge and best practices.

- Manage staff:
- Supervise and direct all members of the team with authority to recruit, interview, hire, on board, train, review, and discipline (up to, and including, termination)
- Communicate with Human Resources:     
- Requisition: Responsible to identify and communicate need to the Talent Acquisition Team.
- Onboarding new employees: Complete an onboarding plan, present the onboarding plan, assist with first timesheet.
- Workers Compensation: Understand workers compensation, remain in contact with employee, review of job duties for any modifications that can happen.
- ADA, changes in schedule due to medical conditions are coordinated with HR/VP.
- Communicate any performance issues to HR for documentation, and termination of employees once approved by HR.
- Offboarding employees: Contact HR immediately of any resignations, communicate around any licenses that the employee has, collect employee’s assets.

- Responsible for Health & Safety:
- Understand the safety manuals and protocol related to onboarding, training, enforcement, and reporting.
- Awareness of the safety aspects/requirements of projects from a team perspective and appropriate engagement, direction and training with safety for the support needed

- Approve timesheets and PTO, expense reports and corporate credit card expenses.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge:
- Attend educational workshops.
- Review professional and market segment publications.
- Establish personal networks.
- Participate in applicable professional societies and trade associations.

- Promote internal communication and encourage dialogue within project teams, across market sectors, and throughout organization.
- Excellent communication skills; oral & written as well as listening skills.

Day to Day

- Bachelor’s Degree required. JD, MBA or other advanced degree may be preferred.
- Licenses and certifications highly desired (ex: PE, RLA, PS, PHR, etc.)
- Eight (8) plus years of experience in related field.
- Ability to train and mentor project team.
- Strong communication skills.
- Experience utilizing Vision as a project management tool.


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