As the Structural Engineering Department Manager, you will accomplish department objectives by managing staff as well as planning and evaluating department activities to meet company objectives and customer satisfaction. You will manage the structural engineering department to provide appropriate staff resources to support project teams and projects which meet project scope, budget, and schedule.
Leads Engineering teams to develop leading edge, innovative design solutions
Enthusiastically works with clients, vendors, and architectural/engineering team to interpret and evaluate client requirements for successful project design
Supervises, mentors, and leads departmental staff and addresses staff performance concerns
Exhibits a passion for design, innovation and thought leadership with regard to workplace strategy
Researches materials and concepts to advise and support the design team on technical issues
Collaborates and communicates effectively and professionally with multidisciplinary team members and clients as required
Coordinates with other disciplines to provide one unified efficient final design
Reviews material submittals and conducts on-site observations
Organizes, plans, and prioritizes work
Manages staff schedules to meet company efficiency expectations, minimize overhead and costs, and meet project milestones
Applies Active Listening
Applies Critical Thinking by using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Identifies problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Applies Judgment and Decision Making by considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
Enforces Time Management by managing one’s own time and the time of others
Coordinte with Project Coordinators and Project Managers to establish and meet department project budgets and deadlines with the assistance of Deltek Vision project management application
Analyzes Quality Control processes by conducting tests and inspections of services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
Participates and assists the marketing of new clients and job opportunities
Assists in preparing job proposals
Participates in recruitment, selection, onboarding, mentoring and training of new employees
Participates in staff performance evaluations
Estimates fees, determines scope of work and prepares proposals and contracts for discipline
Bachelor’s or Master’s Civil/Structural degree from an ABET Engineering Program Required
Licensed PE Engineer
8–12 Years of relevant Engineering Experience
Highly Creative Skills
Experience with Design Detailing, and Construction Documentation
Excellent Presentation Skills
Excellent Communication and Follow Through Skills
Excellent Design Skills and Attention to Detail
Appreciation for Creative and Thoughtful Design
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
Willingness to Meet Time Sensitive Schedules Through Overtime as Required
Ability to Travel to Remote Locations
Must Possess Valid Driver’s License
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Our offices are Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Persons with a Disability. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran and disability status. Our positions may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and drug and alcohol testing during the course of your employment based upon our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. A valid driver’s license and compliance with our vehicle policy is required for all positions that require you to drive for business purposes.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
As one of the largest firms in the midwest region, EAPC provides Architecture and Engineering services out of nine locations in four states. Our team of A/E experts cover Architecture and all disciplines within the Engineering field including Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical as well as Construction Management. EAPC also offers Business Excellence services including LEAN Methodologies and Leadership Training.