Detailing Manager


Ogden, UT

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 16 days ago

  by    Tonya Casey


Since 1984, Grating Systems Inc., has provided steel, aluminum, & fiberglass grating products for both industrial and commercial construction. From concept to completion, Grating Systems provides completely fabricated projects for a variety of industries.

At Grating Systems, we are focused on building "Grate" relationships. If honesty and integrity is important to you, you will feel comfortable working with us. We are fueled by our common sense and "can do" attitude. We feel our internal culture, created by passionate and creative team players, nurtures our core value of giving friendly and reliable service to all our customers.


Our ideal Detailing Manager is an approachable leader with detailing knowledge who is passionate about sharing his/her knowledge to teach and grow a detailing team. Keeping the big picture in mind, this detail-oriented manager knows how to effectively organize and schedule a team while establishing workflow processes and procedures to bring structure and accountability to the department. This creative problem solver is task-oriented and exhibits good time management skills as reflected by his/her ability to create an efficient plan and establish appropriate levels of follow-through. Having excellent verbal and written communication skills and a balanced amount of empathy and assertiveness, this mentor is able to give affirmation, direction, and constructive criticism to the team in a timely and appropriate manner. Confident in his/her knowledge and experience in the field, the ideal candidate is a positive, honest, and trustworthy professional who has a "can-do" attitude and is not afraid to take the lead and cast the vision for the team.

Willing to take responsibility of the department and his/her individual actions, this teachable leader is also a team player who is open-minded, willing to listen to others, and is not afraid to ask questions. While this self-driven quick learner uses common sense and logic in decision-making, he/she is flexible, easy going and fun to work with. Utilizing a laid-back management style, this Detailing Manager is not overbearing in approach and holds others accountable by providing a balanced measure of guidance and independence that enables the team to grow in both confidence and ability. Calm, focused, and patient, this leader works well with diverse groups, is family-oriented, and maintains a high degree of integrity and a sense of humor. The ideal candidate embodies Grating Systems core values, while bringing his/her own values and experiences to the table and is looking for a long-term cultural fit within our "Grate" team. 


The responsibilities and duties of this Detailing Manager include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead, manage, and hold accountable 3 Detailers 
  • Create, improve, implement, and monitor processes and procedures
  • Assess, understand, schedule, and manage the workflow of detailing projects
  • Read structural drawings and assign projects based on team's skill set/interest
  • Quality Control: review/check AutoCAD drawings and Detailers' work; be able to recognize and reduce errors and mistakes
  • Assist Detailers and conduct detailing using AutoCAD, as required
  • Work with Operations team to bring scope of work awareness to other departments and communicate project changes in a timely manner
  • Work with the fabrication shop to determine best practices
  • Lead department meetings and attend inter-department meetings
  • Serve as primary liaison between Detailing Department and other departments

This position works regular office hours, 8am to 5pm, at the office in Ogden, UT (applicants should be willing to live within 30-45 minutes from the office). Applicants need to be able to sit for long periods of time and work on a computer.





  •      2 years of Management experience     5 years of Detailing experience in a construction-related specialty
  •      3 years of AutoCADexperience (creating, changing, plotting drawings)
  •      Experience reading construction drawings
  •      Microsoft Office experience (using Word, Outlook, and Excel – to include creating basic formulas, multi-level

sorts, IF statements, basic math skills)




  •      5 years of Management experience
  •      Structural Detailing experience
  •      Experience creating processes, procedures, and best practices
  •      Experience managing work flow and scheduling
  •      Quality control experience
  •      Advanced Excel experience (writing macros)
  •      Autodesk software experience



  •      Grating experience
  •      Variety of detailing and drafting experience
  •      Prior experience working in a shop environment


We are a unique, stable company that cares about investing in "Grate" people, technologies, and resources and don't hesitate to use puns in our daily conversations.

Our core values:

Honesty, Integrity, and Trust

  • Common sense and "can-do" attitude
  • Friendly, reliable service
  • Passionate and creative team players

  • Family-oriented, growing company that has been in business for 35 years
  • Happy and fun work place where open communication occurs, and employees have "Grate" relationships because they are known by name and not seen as a number
  • Our company culture is team-centered: we put our people first, investing in each other, and helping one another take that next step towards their dreams
  • Leadership encourages employee growth and continued education: there is a lot of opportunity to grow and learn here, while being the best you can be
  • Lots of variety – no day is ever the same, and there is always something to do
  • Caring company that takes care of its people and community: monthly team- building, company lunches, extra days off, annual golf tournament fundraiser, and so much more
  • You can spend the rest of your career here, as reflected by our long tenures
  • Nice facilities, "Grate" people, and a company structured for continued growth: we operate on the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)
  • Experience clean air, 4 seasons, extensive outdoor recreation opportunities, and low cost of living in one of the fastest growing states in the U.S.
  • We provide a "Grate" benefits package and offer some of the highest compensations in our industry


Salary range: $80 - $90K

Benefits:  100% paid Healthcare Insurance for employee and family, IRA 4% match, PTO

$80K - $90K