Provides management and direction for one Engineering discipline or a major section within one of the larger disciplines. May be assigned to a large program exceeding $250 million in total installed cost as Manager of all Engineering disciplines.
Reviews and approves discipline staffing budget estimates and staffing assignment schedules on each project. Maintains appropriate staffing level, including temporary personnel, as needed. Reviews and approves staff forecasting reports.
If assigned to a major program, manages all engineering and design efforts for all disciplines required for the program. Coordinates all discipline staffing requirements for the program.
Monitors the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied. Works closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity.
Establishes standards and procedures manuals for the discipline. Recommends improvements to department procedures.
Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels employees, takes corrective actions (as required), and approves terminations. Ensures that new employees receive orientation on company policies and procedures.
Supports pre-contract and business development efforts as required, serving as technical consultant.
Ensures performance within overhead budgets authorized for the discipline.
Actively participates in and promotes the Quality Improvement Program. May head a committee within the discipline, striving to motivate and educate the assigned personnel.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Supervision Received – Engineering Department Manager; Project Director
Supervision Given – Engineers; Designers; CAD Drafter/Designers; support personnel
Internal Contacts – All employees on project; all engineering disciplines; other depts.
External Contacts – Suppliers; Clients; Government Agencies
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (or related field) and typically 20+ years of related work experience in mega housing projects, including supervisory/managerial experience. Professional Engineer registration with active membership in a professional engineering society may be required.
Proven ability to perform in a supervisory/managerial capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering software for use in completing engineering assignments.
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