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Assistant Department Manager - Civil Engineering

Hire Resolve

Melville, new york

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Full Job Description

Hire Resolve’s client is a leading Civil Engineering firm that is urgently seeking the expertise of an Assistant Department Manager - Civil Engineering in Melville, NY.


  • Leading multi-disciplinary design teams in the execution of complex Land Development projects:
  • Responsible for the life of the project from evaluating opportunities and preparing proposals, to ensuring technical and financial performance goals are achieved.
  • Directing and working with staff within the Department to build upon H2M’s reputation for quality project design and execution.
  • Cultivating relationships with new and established Real Estate market clients:
  • Establishing a role as H2M's primary point of contact for prominent Land Development clients; managing client relationships for the firm.
  • Attend local events as needed to further develop our presence within the Real Estate market.
  • Work with the Department Manager to grow a distinguished Land Development focused team:
  • Supervising and developing staff, both as direct reports and within the larger Department; providing guidance about career advancement as well as technical knowledge.
  • Visualizing and building a team through recruitment and hiring.
  • Working with other leaders in the Department to plan staff resource utilization and assignments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  • Professional Engineer License (P.E.)
  • 12+ years design experience with a specific focus on site development projects and associated entitlements and permitting.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with various teams in a multi-discipline environment.
  • Strong client management skills coupled with the ability to foster existing client relations.
  • Good working knowledge of tracking and evaluating project financial metrics and bringing projects in on budget.
  • Experience successfully managing and leading teams of professionals on land development projects.
  • Ability to train and mentor junior level staff and provide career coaching.
  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices of site development design.
  • Team-oriented and able to work with multi-discipline projects teams to achieve optimal project performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills is essential.


  • Salary: $140K/yr - $170K/yr negotiable
  • Health plan: Vision, Dental, Medical, Life and Disability insurance
  • Retirement: 401k plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Paid sick leave, paid holidays, paternity and maternity leave
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Professional training and development

Hire Resolve is a top-tier recruitment firm that focuses on placing skilled professionals in permanent employment. Hire Resolve focuses on working with senior-level executives and we pride ourselves on delivering excellent service to our candidates and clients.

• Salary: negotiable.

• Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.

• Apply for this role today, contact Chanel Mendes (+1 623-663-6543) and Emma Hudson (+1 480-604-8029) at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn

• You can also visit the Hire Resolve website: or email us your resume:

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