We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.
The role of a Structural Engineering Manager is to lead the structural engineering team. Duties include managing department, responsible for reviewing and approving proposals, change orders, pay estimates and schedules, maintaining project budgets, and supervising quality control procedures. They will be responsible for preparing designs and ensuring the development and delivery of successful structural projects such as highway and railway bridges and other transportation structures.
Your Key Responsibilities
Manages the resources of the department to ensure projects are completed accurately and within budget and time frame
Provides supervision and general guidance to project managers, engineers and staff with many different areas of expertise. Motivates and challenges employees, delegates effectively, rewards contributions, manages collaboratively
Manages structural aspects of projects and/or multi-disciplinary projects
Works with leadership in setting department goals and actively leads the effort in achieving these goals
Coordinates and assists other discipline groups and offices as well as upper level management and staff
Takes active mentoring role; encourages, motivates and develops others for high performance; ensures that mistakes become learning opportunities
Establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, coordinates project resources, coordinates projects and monitors project progress for the department
Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates assignments
Prepares and/or reviews and approves scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments and department
Reviews budget to actual progress and works with project managers to make any necessary adjustments
Reviews or performs structural analysis of structures
Assists the project managers in coordination with the client, subconsultants and staff
Actively participates and leads in the business development process by delivering quality work, providing excellent client service and assisting with project pursuits
Provides guidance and ensures staff follows all in-house procedures related to documentation of designs and project management
Keeps current with the engineering profession in theory and practice, especially in area of specialty
Participates in the interviews and hiring of new staff members
Represents the organization at professional organizations and conferences
Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating complex assignments independently, modification of established guidelines, and the initiation of new approaches
Team leader in proposal development and opportunity research
Proactively address any risks or issues that may impact the project scope, time, quality, or budget. Maintain a high level of communication with the clients and internal teams
Serve as the technical advisor, providing senior-level input and evaluation for design and construction of transportation/structural projects
Liaises with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals
Provides technical assistance in resolving complex problems and decision making
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Demonstrated skill at project management of complex multiple concurrent projects
Knowledge of directives, programs, standards and administrative procedures
Possesses broad technical knowledge within the transportation practice/structure engineering sciences
In-depth understanding of all phases of project document production including codes, legal and design requirements in relevant authority
Ability to identify issues associated with implementation of emerging technologies and appropriate courses of action
Ability to provide detailed information, advice, and direction to leadership in the field of structural engineering
Ability to make decisions and recommendation without formal guidelines or precedents
Ability to make independent decisions on highly technical or complex work methods and procedures within transportation practice/structural specialization
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Education and Experience
Master’s degree or equivalent in Structural Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer.
Internal Number: 190000DZ
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