Director of Land Development

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R.G. Miller | DCCM provides expert civil engineering and consulting services ranging from single-family residential developments to master planned communities for major land developers and well-known home builders throughout the state of Texas. As a part of DCCM family, our employees collaborate seamlessly among multiple offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. R.G. Miller’s culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.

R.G. Miller | DCCM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions. R.G. Miller is pleased to have been providing engineering and consulting services over the past 6 decades in the Houston market and is consistently ranked as one of the Top 25 civil/structural engineering firms by the Houston Business Journal.

R.G. Miller | DCCM is seeking a Director of Land Development to join its collaborative and dynamic Land Development service line team in Houston, TX. This individual will serve a key function in the overall functioning of their designated department; included but not limited to, business development, scope of work, scheduling, contracts, quality control, budgets staffing, and employee development and retention.  In this role, you will have an opportunity to fuel R.G. Miller’s growth in the Texas market, with the backing of a well-established firm. 

What you will do:                                                                                     

  • Reports directly to the Vice President of Development Operations.
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage, motivate, mentor and lead others.
  • Plan, schedule, assign, supervise, and motivate the work of project team members.
  • Ensure assigned team and respective project managers remain within budgets, maintaining revenue, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations, both internal and external.
  • Remain in an advisory team capacity with staff relative to business decisions always maintaining an open line of communication.
  • Recommend improvements to department procedures on an on-going basis, maintaining “best business practice”.
  • Work closely with both department and senior project managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline, staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity.
  • Serve as a consultant for the organization through business development efforts of recruiting new clients, representing R.G. Miller at conferences, outside events, developer counsels, etc.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Possess valid Texas (TX) Professional Engineer licensure
  • 7+ years progressive design responsible experience in professional civil engineering with a concentration in land development
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including the supervision and development of junior level engineers
  • Read and understand construction drawings and legal documents
  • Demonstrate and perform sound engineering principals in problem solving
  • Possess an entrepreneurial and professional demeanor, as well as strong written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Lead and contribute to the design, execution and project management support for all projects
  • Desire and ability to seek out new business opportunities and develop additional clients while maintaining project workload
  • Develop and implement departmental policies
  • Ability to work well on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage, motivate, mentor and lead others
  • Demonstrated ability to work with staff, clients, and regulatory agencies
  • A collaborative team builder with excellent interpersonal and social skills

What we will do for you:

R.G. Miller | DCCM is committed to employee well-being and providing a healthy and safe work environment.  R.G. Miller provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes:

  • Full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave
  • 401(k) with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave
  • Employee referral and professional license bonuses
  • Educational reimbursement for continuing education
  • Work-life balance with hybrid work schedules

At R.G. Miller | DCCM, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Please email your resume to rgmcareers@rgmiller.com

To apply for this job email your details to rgmcareers@rgmiller.com

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