Project Executive - Building Engineering
Nashville, TN  / Orlando, FL  / Tampa, FL  / Birmingham, AL ...View All
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Our Building Engineering market provides design and commissioning services for clients across the country. We are a full-service engineering team consisting of Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Technology design disciplines. Our team also provides Sustainability and Resiliency consulting as well as third party Commissioning services. From designing award winning hospitals, delivering sustainable design solutions for large aviation projects or commissioning large complex industrial projects, the opportunities for growth are unlimited within our Building Engineering group, and we invite you to join us!

We are seeking a Project Executive for our Building Engineering market with experience winning and managing multi-disciplinary engineering projects and clients. This role can be based out of the Nashville, Orlando, Tampa or Birmingham office.


  • Develop tactical plans to identify new strategic clients and business relationships; foster current client and business relationships; monitor client satisfaction, pursue leads, and assure clients of their value and importance to the firm.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Vice President (EVP) to identify key pursuits critical to Building Engineering market growth.
  • Successfully win new work; help build our client portfolio.
  • Monitor market trends and forecast key skill sets and capabilities needed in anticipation of ever-changing client demand and expectations.
  • Maintain healthy client relationships and possess solid operational insight for driving projects and executing deliverables.
  • Identify project goals and clearly communicate them to project teams to ensure client expectations are consistently achieved. Guide Project Managers and Project Teams in achieving client expectations.
  • Recognized as a credible leader with strong technical, project leadership & client management experience related to the industry.
  • Be skilled in professional persuasion and effective negotiation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture or engineering and 8+ years of job-related experience required. Professional licensure is desired.
  • Must be exceptional in written and oral communication, with the ability to lead, develop and deliver highly persuasive presentations that build client confidence and result in securing favorable design contracts.
  • Successful project management experience managing multi-disciplinary (higher education, healthcare, industrial, commercial) projects with highly satisfied clients.
  • Evidence of strong team leadership, consistently high-quality deliverables, and routinely strong financial outcomes.
  • Develop new client relationships and maintain healthy relationships with existing clients
  • Provide solid operational insight and a commitment to quality for driving projects and executing deliverables

Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Wellness Programs, 401(k)/Roth Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Employee Referral Program, Mass Transit Program.

Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.

Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms, or employment agencies. An executed GRESHAM SMITH PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, Gresham Smith explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to Gresham Smith's hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of Gresham Smith upon receipt.

Gresham, Smith and Partners is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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