Section Supervisor, TDC-1 Design

Company Name:
Applied Physics Laboratory
## Position Description
Job Summary: Provide technical and line leadership for the activities of the in-house Design Section staff within the Plant Engineering Services Department. Lead technical efforts, supervise and mentor staff. Supervises the design, scheduling, and technical review of new and renovated facilities on the JHU/APL campus and leased or off-site locations. Manage section operations to meet the needs of diverse programs in a highly technical, fast-changing, research and development environment. Develops budget information; manages projects; provides technical assistance and design solutions for facilities needs; serves as primary point of contact for customer service and communications within section's scope of responsibility; prepares reports and performs special projects as required; performs various supervisory, administrative, and management functions
Duties:
1._Engineering Design and Project Development:_ Provide technical leadership and direction pertaining to design solutions for facilities and infrastructure projects for various departments/sectors and their government sponsors. Assure execution of tasks, and quality and timeliness of technical design solutions through the application of best engineering practices. Develops work scope and requirements through customer input. Leads in-house staff to prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for projects of varying size and complexity. Leads peers within the in-house design staff to review designs for accuracy, design intent, and code compliance. Lead/consult in the evaluation and procurement of software tools in support of customer and department objectives. Help build upon, devise, and implement standard design practices to be followed by the team. (70%)
2. _Personnel Management_: Related work such as: mentoring/coaching technical staff, monitoring technical work, balancing section task/resource loading, periodic performance evaluations, recognition for superior performance, and career development programs. Participate in the drafting personnel requisitions, interviewing candidates, and providing input for hiring decisions. Assist group leadership with staff and task planning, and strategic planning . (20%)
3. _Process Improvement:_ In concert with department leadership, actively pursue and support new service initiatives for the section and the group. Engage customers in other departments and sectors to define / develop new opportunities where the group can leverage its experience in support of new programs with critical challenges. (10%)
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.
## Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Bachelor''s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Architecture. Credentialed/licensed as a Professional Engineer or Architect, or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years experience directly related to duties, including (but not limited to) mechanical and/or electrical design and operational experience with mechanical and/or electrical distribution systems; commercial/industrial building systems;maintenance and operation of building/campus utility production and distribution systems; and project management. Excellent working knowledge of building standards and relevant codes, CAD, cost estimating, budgeting and contract administration. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, computer, oral, written, presentation and communication skills Flexibility to examine and analyze problems outside one''s core area of expertise. Ability to effectively lead small teams and mentor professional staff.
Desired Qualifications: MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, including knowledge of energy management and control systems, with at least 10 years of relevant technical and/or line management experience. Experience working on and leading technology efforts for major engineering infrastructure studies.
Special Working Conditions: Limited travel required. Must be eligible for DOD clearance requiring background investigation and/or polygraph.
Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at .
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.
Primary Location: United States- Maryland- Laurel
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: 07276

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