Engineering Office Manager (New Orleans, LA)

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Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for an experienced Engineering Office Manager to support our West Gulf Region located in New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Position reports to Vice President of the State of Louisiana. This is a great opportunity for an individual to move to the next level of responsibility.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Office Manager for all aspects of our New Orleans area clients
  • Be a practice builder – growing services, clients, and geography
  • Serve as the lead with key client and contract management
  • Develop annual and quarterly budgets for both marketing and operations
  • Recruit, develop, and retain staff
  • Manage diverse civil projects to meet financial and technical requirements
  • Coordinate with other Volkert Office Managers in the state and the region to work share
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations
  • Participate in marketing and business development

What you need to have:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil engineering from ABET accredited engineering program
  • Licensed P.E.
  • Possess a strong understanding in developing all project management controls including budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • The ability to manage AND assist in the production of design deliverables
  • 10+ years' work experience in the following:
    1. Marketing
    2. Project Management
    3. Personnel Management
    4. Engineering Design
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit looking to add to continual growth in the area
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

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