Principal - Office Director

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/19/2022 11:30 AM)
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Integral Group is an interactive network of innovative thinkers collaborating under a single deep green umbrella. Our mission and purpose are rooted in creating a meaningful and positive impact on one of the most urgent problems: the built environment’s role in climate change.


We provide world-class building engineering design, analytic, and consulting services at all scales, specializing in net-zero first thinking. Through the cultivation of thought leadership, we deliver sustainable and forward-thinking solutions to the most complex design challenges facing the world’s leading clients and partners.


Integral Group is hiring an experienced Principal – Office Director to lead our Atlanta Office.


The ideal candidate will form a viable part of the Integral Group leadership team and is fully responsible and accountable for the financial performance of the office. The Principal – Office Director provides leadership, business development, technical support and management resources essential to Integral Group for decision-making and management accountability.


Primary roles and responsibilities include:

  • Works with the Integral’s management team to develop and manage against a strategic business plan.
  • Set and control production team targets, team personnel, design and related activities.
  • Responsible for financial and fiscal data and performance for the office.
  • Champion of Deltek.
  • Attend workload meetings and oversee the workload of the office production teams.
  • Uphold and maintain Integral Group design standards for engineering, specifications, documentation, standardization, quality assurance, cost and value analysis and the broader aspects of building design services.
  • Provide support and guidance on People initiatives such as salary/compensation matters, vacation approvals, hiring, performance management, terminations, etc.
  • Upholds and demonstrate the core values of the company (Trust, Nurture, Inspire) by actively creating and maintaining an inclusive and productive working environment.


Additional duties and responsibilities:


  • Establish Integral Group as a leader in sustainability and engineering in the local market by introducing and engaging key architecture, developer and owner
  • Preparation and implementation of annual strategic business plan for business
  • Represent Integral Group at meetings with project clients and other project stakeholders as
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships.



  • Provide the Management Team with staff performance criteria and information on all
  • Authority and management of senior design team
  • Meet regularly with all team members to ensure issues are identified and action plans are in
  • Recommend training requirements to Human
  • Provide input to Human Resources on all team employment
  • Utilize leadership skills and motivation techniques to maximize employee productivity and
  • Defines desired results, guidelines, resources, accountability and consequences; follows up with goal



  • Develop and manage financials against annual strategic business
  • Provide workload forecasting as new projects are secured and provide progress analysis regarding prospective unsecured projects (integrating efforts of the Marketing Team).
  • Support project managers & PICs as necessary to ensure Deltek financial system is updated with project
  • Recommend distribution of new work based on staff availability as established by the team workload



  • Instill the concept of quality being the responsibility of every design team member to meet client’s requirements and expectations.
  • Promote quality issues with all members and ensures that the quality control function is effectively performed.
  • Keep current on new developments in innovative design; included in this is participating in seminars and/or professional associations, attend trade shows relevant to company’s
  • Assure adequate field review services are provided to ensure adherence of contract
  • Affect studies to determine cause, effect, and corrective actions required to remedy deviations impairing desired standards.
  • Conversant with codes of practice and


Measures of Performance:

  • Growth in revenue and profit to be commensurate with the group.
  • Total client satisfaction on all projects.
  • Turnover of team members.
  • Awards and recognitions from peer groups.
  • Involvement in innovative ideas/trends in the engineering industry.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Completes commitments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Resolves team management problems promptly.
  • The measurable positive impact of engineering and quality control on the services of the company to its clients and the company's ability to improve its competitive effectiveness in the marketplace.
  • Attends all meetings as scheduled or as required.



Skills and Qualifications:


  • Minimum 15 years of specific (Mechanical/Electrical, etc.) high performance building systems design and/or sustainable design experience.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a technical and managerial role.
  • Professional Engineer certification.
  • Established in marketplace in commercial, higher education, S&T, healthcare, or government market sectors.
  • Team player and desire to work with multiple office US profit center structure.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with clients and staff.
  • Active listener.
  • Demonstrated financial and operations management.
  • Communication and coaching skills
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • LEED Accreditation
  • Upholds, lives, and delivers the core values of the company.

Critical features of this job are described above. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties or skills and knowledge required and does not prescribe or restrict duties and responsibilities that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.


For purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the essential functions of this job may not be described fully here. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.


Integral Group is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Company requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing prior to attending any Company or client locations or events, unless an applicable accommodation is approved on the basis of protected grounds such as disability (e.g.; for medical reasons), religion, or sincerely held belief (or creed).


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