DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
Director of Engineering
Location: Troy, MI
Company is looking for a self-motivated Director of Engineering for our Troy, MI office. This position will report to the Vice President of Engineering, Research & Development. We are looking for someone who is highly detailed-oriented, thorough, analytical, and a good manager of people.
The successful applicant will direct and supervise Engineers, perform technical design work, and provide oversight and coordination with other groups within the company. This position involves participation in project meetings and client meetings. Some travel to plants and other offices will be required.
As the Director of Engineering, you will lead the structural design of steel modular buildings. You will oversee the development of structural details to conform to our production standards. You will develop standard operating procedures for the engineering department including the MEP design team.
Lead and manage all operational activities of the Engineering Department
Organize the engineering department and meet weekly with staff
Lead communication with our internal and external teammates and clients
Prepare and/or review SD’s, DD’s, and CD’s
Review building codes to ensure correct implementation of modular design
Coordinate with Project Managers, Architects, Civil Engineers, and MEP Engineers
Produce and/or review structural calculations
Review shop drawings to confirm compliance with the design drawings and project intent
Review and approve engineering consultant proposals
Write reports and present to client in addition to other parties as necessary
Manage the allocation of resources and personnel within the department
Work directly with executive leadership team
BS degree (MS preferred) in Structural, Civil, or Architectural Engineering
PE License preferably with an NCEES record
15 plus years of relevant engineering experience including steel building design
Ability to prepare structural designs for steel, concrete, masonry, and light gage steel
A good understanding of welding design
Multi story building design experience
Proficient in structural analysis software (preferably RISA)
Experience managing teams of engineers and drafters
Have a good understanding of basic mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to travel (approximately 10%) including travel to Canada
Proficiency with AutoCAD or Revit
Organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
Proficient with Microsoft-based computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy
Interested in this opportunity? Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will have further discussion.
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