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In this role you will be responsible for planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the allocated resources of a group of structural engineers and designer/drafters. This position will provide you with an exciting opportunity to manage the overall structural group, support large proposal efforts and actively seek out and lead smaller ones, develop and implement group work plans and priorities, determine personnel requirements and assignments, evaluate individual employee and group results, provide employee performance feed-back, and make personnel related decisions and recommendations.
The structural group currently includes approximately 20 to 25 talented engineers and designers working on many unique and challenging projects including quick turn-around projects ranging from a few hours to large multi-year projects with over 10,000 labor hours. The structural group typically works between 12 to 20 projects concurrently and up to three dozen projects each year.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Due to federal requirements for large portions of the assigned work a US Citizenship is required for this position.
BS or MS Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or related engineering field.
BS degree requires a minimum of eleven (11) years related experience. MS degree requires a minimum of nine (9) years related experience.
Requires demonstrated leadership skills as evidenced by prior supervisory experience. Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
PE license is highly preferred.
Must be knowledgeable of the entire design process including marketing, planning, estimating, budgeting, execution, delivering, post design, and construction.
Must be proficient in the use and knowledge of finite element modeling, and in the use of building and design codes such as IBC, AISC, ACI, and ASCE. Experience with dynamic loading, blast loading, and UFC Codes is highly desirable.
Demonstrated leadership ability. Able to oversee a team of structural engineers and designer/drafters working on multiple small and large projects concurrently.
Must have strong time management and organizational skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote a culture of caring and safety both at work and away from work
Marketing & business development efforts – actively sell work for your section
Make employee work assignments and engage with staff to counsel, coach, and monitor progress
Help staff validate the technical approach including checking teams work when necessary
Track career growth path for employees
Voluntary training for professional growth
Identify and groom future leaders
Identify technical training needs and obtain funding
Manage/balance workflow in section
Mentor employees as needed – as well as assign mentoring role for senior/junior engineers
Conduct 1-on-1 meetings with your employees (quarterly)
Conduct annual performance reviews
Administer employee disciplinary actions and/or terminations
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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