ENGINEERING DIVISION MANAGER – DESIGN DIVISION

POSITION SUMMARY

The Engineering Division Manager is an engineering manager and operations director for a fast-growing design division that specializes in low to mid-rise residential, commercial, and industrial projects. The manager/director reports directly to the owner of the firm. They oversee and seal the work product of a team of design engineers, drafters, and project managers, provide proposals for new work, and foster new and maintain existing client relationships.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for profitable operation and growth of the design division and the achievement of long-term departmental goals as defined by the Firm Principal
  • Oversees preparation of structural drawings by design engineers and drafters by working closely with the design team to coordinate structural drawing layouts and connection details for low to mid-rise residential, commercial, and industrial projects
  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of structural construction documents produced by the design team, and finalizes and stamps structural drawings
  • Provides the administrative team with timely and accurate quotes for pricing and anticipated start and completion dates for projects
  • Builds and maintains the design team through hiring, training, incentivizing, and coaching team members.
  • Establishes standard work processes, automates processes, and codifies best practices for the performance and delivery of engineering plans and activities
  • Responsible for marketing the department’s services, fostering and maintaining client relationships, and ensuring exceptional customer service is provided by the Design Division
  • Other duties may be assigned.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering (with a focus in structures) or equivalent and 10+ years of related experience and/or training; or a Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (M.S. or M.C.E.) or equivalent and 7+ years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret building Codes, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and other business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software; spreadsheet software; drafting software (AutoCAD or similar); structural calculation software (Enercalc and RetainPro or similar); and structural modeling software (RISA 2D/3D or similar).
  • North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license is required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises staff in the Design Division. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Performance of site visits and other fieldwork often requires crawling through confined spaces beneath structures and/or traversing and climbing through unfinished attics.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you fit the description and desire to advance your career at Stonewall Structural Engineering, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any letters of recommendation. We will review your information and let you know the next steps.

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