• sharolwilson


Director of Engineering

Location: Troy, MI

Industry: Engineering

Job Description:

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

Position Requirements:

  • 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 and we will have further discussion.

Continue to be safe and have a very positive day!

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