Director of Sports and Leisure Systems - ( 220003QL )
As Director of Sports and Leisure Systems for North America, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team on multiple, high-profile projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collaborative team of landscape architects and civil, mechanical, electrical, and aquatic engineers in creating one-of-a-kind recreational destination amenities, traditional sport complexes and high-performance athletic facilities. Be part of a team as a creative leader and business developer dedicated to sport, aquatic, and ice-skating facilities that are integrated within park, urban, suburban, and mixed-use settings. Unique to this position is your fundamental knowledge and team building and design skills to create free-form skating venues and high-performance athletic facilities for public and private clients in the resort, entertainment, professional sports, education, and recreation sectors.
This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic and client focused individual who can leverage our team’s core strengths, attract new talent, and expand our North American presence in athletic facility design (including field sports, ice and aquatics). Utilizing the capacity of our interdisciplinary team and your exemplary communication skills, this is also an opportunity to integrate technology and best practices across all project types.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Interface with existing and prospective clients for business development, project procurement, project delivery, quality assurance, construction administration, and project close out.
+ Collaborate with our landscape architecture design team to generate unique designs for recreation venue projects involving athletic facilities.
+ Lead and mentor staff members that support the ice and water leisure system design, engineering, and construction oversight.
+ Identify technical needs within our service offerings and work with business partners to fill key positions through internal and external recruiting.
+ Collaborate with Stantec business partners to be the point of contact and business developer for the athletic, ice and water leisure system practice.
+ Oversee or establish a lead technical team to oversee the preparation by staff of the plans, specifications, schedules, and details from conceptual design through construction administration.
+ Oversee and/or assign staff to prepare initial concept designs within the mechanical and/or plumbing disciplines.
+ Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity.
+ Assists in the production of opinion of probable construction cost at all stages of a project.
+ Support the project team in development of design documentation, plans, interpretation of codes, and reports for project design elements.
+ Coordinate with other building disciplines (landscape architectural, architectural, structural, electrical, civil, etc.) to ensure consistency and clarity in design intent.
+ Assist in the review of shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and perform and/or assign staff to conduct these and related construction administration tasks.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Working knowledge of software programs and their project applicability and efficiencies including AutoCAD, and familiarity with capabilities of Revit or similar 3D design software.
+ Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
+ Understanding of the operational systems for ice facilities and/or the ability to build a requisite team to with these requisite skills.
+ Basic understanding of common mechanical systems for aquatic facilities.
+ Basic knowledge of the codes and ASHRAE standards that apply to athletic facilities.
+ General knowledge of athletic field design practices and construction methodology.
+ Able to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines.
+ Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.
+ Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
+ Strong organizational and project management skills, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and demonstrate a flexible approach to work assignments.
+ Strong desire to mentor and work as a contributing team member within a multidiscipline engineering and design team.
+ Recognize when technical problems are developing and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
+ Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite.
+ Exceptional communication skills across disciplines and with all client types (public and private sector).
+ Working knowledge and ability to lead project procurement (scoping, contract review, fee schedules, etc.)
+ Successful track record of client satisfaction and business development in the sports, athletics, ice, and aquatics market.
**Education and Experience**
+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering, landscape architecture, and/or architecture with a minimum of 15- to 20-years of experience.
+ Professional registration in engineering, landscape architecture, and/or architecture is preferred.
+ Relevant project experience that demonstrates your management, design, and/or technical application of skills for sports facilities including ice and aquatic features.
Typical office environment working with a desktop or laptop. Travel, including field work, may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Regional, national and/or North American based travel for business development is likely. Presence in the office is at least three days per week is preferred. Stantec’s Minneapolis Office is the preferred office location, though the actual office location for the selected candidate is flexible.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Primary Location** : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis
**Other Locations** : United States-Kansas-Overland Park
**Organization** : BC-1938 Community Development-US North Central
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 25 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Nov 18, 2022, 3:22:52 PM
**Req ID:** 220003QL
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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