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Director of Operations, Energy Practice

Company: Ptrenergy
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

PARTNER offers full-service engineering, environmental, and energy consulting, and due diligence services to engineering, environmental and energy consulting, and due diligence services throughout the Americas, Europe, and around the globe. As a leading firm in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry, we have 1200+ employees in more than 40 offices. We want to be the best home for talented professionals in our field! We know that if we hire the best and the brightest, the clients will come, and we will continue to build our company. Our internally focused mission has led to Partner being recognized on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms List, Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, and Zweig's Best Firms to Work For. Our entrepreneurial environment is one where each person can have an impact. Check out this role and join our team of talented people! -The Director of Operations role is an integral role for the Energy Practice. This position will lead the business operations and engineering team for Partner's energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainability, ESG, and EV charging division. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the efficiency, technical execution,
and profitability of diverse product lines, multiple scopes of work, and a team of approximately 60 employees located across the country. We are open to this position being in SoCal, New Jersey or Atlanta.
The Energy Practice is a 13-year-old business which is a high-growth environment, as we anticipate doubling within a few years. As a technical engineering firm, in order to meet the growing needs of the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry, we provide technical solutions to meet CRE challenges like carbon emissions,
building resiliency, and sustainability.
Come join our team of talented professionals!Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work with the President and Engineering Directors to drive the department's operations and
    processes with the utmost efficiency and technical accuracy and scale the overall business
  • Work with Practice Leads and managers to lead and manage the various engineering practices within
    the Energy division (renewables, EV charging, commercial/industrial, multifamily)
  • Lead and/or project manage key initiatives and strategic projects across the department including
    those focused on mentorship, employee retention, growth and hiring.
  • Act as Operations lead for the Energy Practice and manage P&L
  • Work with other Operation leads throughout Partner to maximize efficiencies, resource sharing and
    cross training opportunities
  • Work with Practice leads to develop engineering templates for energy audits, decarbonization studies,
    engineering designs, and other scopes of work
  • Facilitate recurring operational and project reviews on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Facilitate strategic leadership meetings between the department and Partner's executive team (CFO,
    COO, CEO)
  • Own the Engineering operations, including weekly resource planning, work projections, and overall
    project execution
  • Partner closely with finance and HR to identify and address areas operational needs and improvement
    in operations and processes
  • Work with HR to hire talent and work with the Resource Management team to identify subcontractors
    for the business
  • Special projects as neededQualifications
    • BS in mechanical, civil, electrical, or environmental engineering
    • MBA preferred
    • 7+ years of experience in program management, operations, strategy, or finance
    • 5+ years of experience working as an engineer for an energy efficiency, sustainability, or renewable
      energy company
    • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem-solving capabilities
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with
      internal and external partners
    • Ability to demonstrate humility and patience with ability to thrive in a dynamic, ambiguous
    • Strategic, logical, process-oriented thinker with the ability to develop, articulate, and execute long-
      term plans
    • Strong program / project management capabilities
    • Demonstrated ability to influence and build consensus among a diverse and technically-advanced
      engineering team
    • Highly-proactive, organized, self-starter capable of effectively managing several projects with strategic
      prioritizationPhysical Requirements -
      • Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English.
      • Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screen.
      • Requires frequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout the work shift. CompensationDepending on -education, licensing, location, and professional experience.We will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.It is Partner Engineering and Science, Inc's (The Company) policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information including genetic information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws.We collect personal information from you in connection with your application for employment with Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. For details on what personal information we collect and the purposes for which we collect it, please visit:

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