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SI&R/SW Technology Innovation Leader

BC Engineering
Irvine, CA
November 08, 2019


Irvine, CA, USA - ASAP

The primary role of this position is to coordinate with Client Service Teams to advance new ideas throughout the SI&R/SW Service Line. Specifically, the SI&R/SW Technology & Innovation Leader will be responsible for guiding strategies and execution to advance solution innovations across our full range of SI&R/SW services to meet our clients’ greatest needs. Through technical sales involvement with clients, this person will help our Client Service Teams develop, win, and deliver new work/opportunities. You will be a member of our TILT working closely with other key leaders to execute the company’s ever evolving technical strategy. Specific responsibilities include the following:

Coordinate and work with PSE’s SI&R/SW Service Line Director to enhance and further develop BC’s PSE SI&R/SW “innovation,” guidelines, technical/innovation teams, and policies.

Guide engagement of BC’s CSTs and technical teams to define innovation strategies and to better connect solution innovations with client needs and opportunities.

Leverage innovation knowledge and strategies in key pursuits/proposals for BC, enhancing the probability of the win.

Coordinate with BC’s innovation leaders to guide and coordinate strategies across the SI&R/SW Service Line to support implementation/delivery.

Coordinate with SI&R/SW senior leaders to periodically assess and refine strategy and direction for innovation priorities.

Coordinate and work with the SI&R/SW Director relative to PSE SI&R/SW technology research and academic partnerships, in coordination with the Company-wide Innovation Leader.

Coordinate and work with the SI&R/SW Director relative to PSE SI&R/SW’s contributions to BC’s Caldwell Innovation awards grant program.

Promote visibility of BC’s SI&R/SW technical talent within BC, BC’s clients, and the industry.

Coordinate with PSE SI&R/SW marketing and sales team to package BC innovations and improve visibility with clients (technical sales).

Track SI&R/SW innovation efforts applied by BC and used among our competitors, share intelligence gathered, and leverage to inform BC strategies and approach (both within BC and with BC’s clients).

Devote an anticipated 50% of time to the above activities and the remaining 50% of your time will be billed to client projects.

Minimum of 15 years’ experience in environmental work in the SI&R/SW industry with progressive responsibilities including marketing and business development

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Sciences or related discipline required, Masters or PhD preferred

PE license, PG license, or related professional registration preferred

Must be well-connected with private decision makers in the US SI&R/SW market.

Must have a proven track record of working with existing clients and developing new clients and projects with ability to deliver those projects successfully, profitably, and to the client’s satisfaction.

Ability to discern new markets and to develop business in those areas.

Relevant business acumen to understand the benefits and viabilities of various technology developments

Prior experience working with business managers, communities of practice, coordinating teams, and managing projects and efforts is critical

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources.

Passion around innovation and ability to gain a solid knowledge base in the full range of BC’s services

Industry knowledge, including competitors, research/academic organizations, and/or technology providers is critical

Ability and willingness to travel as position requires.

Valid driver’s license and good driving record.