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Land Development Manager in Albert Lea, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Forge ahead with WSB - named a top workplace for six consecutive years. WSB was founded on the understanding that culture drives results and we ve dedicated ourselves to the value of strong relationships, collaboration and forward-thinking ideas. We ve inspired each other to discover thoughtful and creative solutions that look beyond the needs of today to the opportunities of tomorrow. We invite you to forge ahead with us.

What You Will Do: As a Land Development Manager you will lead WSB s Land Development and Commercial Services in the Southeast Minnesota market. You will manage Rochester-based Land Development staff; take the lead in WSB s business development efforts in the geographic market; write proposals; and manage residential subdivision, multi-family, and commercial land development projects. In your project management role you will take the lead role on multiple land development projects and guide these projects through the local approval process. A successful Land Development Services Lead:

  1. Ensures that WSB maintains its current Land Development business.
  2. Works directly with the Land Development Group Manager to develop strategies and deploy tactics to build the Land Development business within the market
  3. Develops staff in technical and project management skills
  4. Recruits staff when necessary

In your role as a project manager, you will ensure that WSB staff complete the projects within prescribed time frames and budgets and to the client s satisfaction. You will use your project management skills to plan, direct, track, and coordinate all project activities. You will also market and secure work from new and existing clients, formulate strategies for increasing market share, and lead the proposal process when necessary.

Your experience level will determine the amount of independent judgment granted, the complexity of tasks performed, and direct supervision received.

What You Will Bring: The successful candidate must have a Bachelor s degree in Civil Engineering or similar field from an accredited school and five or more years of experience in civil engineering and land development; a Minnesota PE license or the ability to obtain their license within six months; a valid driver s license and clean driving record. Excellent advocacy, communication and organizational skills are required.

Candidates – Please include a cover letter summarizing your experience in land development.

Who We Are: WSB is a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental, and construction services. We provide solutions for the places, spaces and systems that support our lives. We offer services in more than 25 complementary areas across the nation.