SW Area Manager - West Coast, FL

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Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Tampa 

State: Florida

Job Description: Southwest Area Manager - Florida



Reports to: Florida Business Unit Manager


Purpose of Position/ Function:

Working under the direction of the Business Unit Manager, is responsible for planning, assigning, and directing the activities of inspection and plan review services staff within a regional service area, managing relationships with key clients (existing and targeted opportunities) in support of annual business plan for the business line and promoting BV within the code compliance community to achieve organic growth objectives.


Southwest Florida region includes: Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Lee, and Collier Counties


Responsibilities and Duties:



· Within a specific regional service area plans, assigns, directs, reviews, and evaluates the work of inspectors and plan examiners engaged in inspection and plan review duties.

· Maintains open communications to inspectors and plan examiners within regional service area on important Company updates, status, and information and industry codes.

· Establish schedule for meeting on a regular basis with inspectors, plan examiners, and key clients to review performance and to identify additional business opportunities

· Assists the Florida Business Unit Manager to evaluate recruitment needs and actively recruits inspector and plan examiner candidates.

· Coordinates training programs with the Florida Business Unit Manager and other area inspection managers to keep inspectors and plan examiners current on education and training.

· Works with Florida Business Unit Manager on inspector and plan examiner performance and disciplinary issues.

· Writes performance evaluations and conducts performance meetings with inspectors and plan examiners to provide feedback on an annual basis.

· Works with the Florida Business Unit Manager when new hires come on board. Assists with new hire paperwork collection, equipment assignment, etc.

· Provides leadership and builds positive team chemistry on Company projects.

· Performs on-site inspections and plan reviews evaluations of construction projects

· Assists and advises clients, inspectors, and plans examiners in matters relating to residential and commercial construction and code requirements.

· Independently recognizes, evaluates and properly resolves unique problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.

· Manages and approves regional inspection / plan review team’s workload and schedules including timesheet and expense report approval.








Performance Metrics:

· Develop quarterly meeting schedule and provide quarterly summary on all meetings in a timely manner.

· Meet with each inspector and plan examiner within regional service area on a monthly basis and visit all agencies within regional service area at least quarterly to identify future opportunities.

· Identify and maintain minimum of 3 active business opportunities, and develop a commercial action plan in conjunction with Florida Business Unit Manager and the marketing staff and executes plan providing regular feedback.


Job Qualifications and Education:



Any combination of education or experience normally equivalent to;


Education: A high school diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by additional training in building inspection, structural engineering, or a related field. An Associate Degree in engineering, architecture, building inspection, or related field, or equivalent ICC certification level is a plus.


Experience: at least seven (7) years experience as a building inspector, with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience is preferred.



· Florida Standard Inspector and Plan Examiner certifications and/or CBO certification preferred.

· Strong knowledge of building and related municipal codes, building inspection methods and techniques, construction materials, methods and techniques, principals of supervision, administration and management.

· Thorough knowledge of the industry and established relations with client contracts.

· Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work well with people.

· Positive attitude towards Company and clients.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.

· Proficient with computer programs

· Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.


Pay Range: 


The base pay for this position is $110,000 - $130,000 annually with a 10% Bonus.  Additional increases are calculated based on experience and the number of active DBPR Licenses.  Bureau Veritas also offers an attractive benefits package, including a company vehicle. 

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