Provide leadership, direction and technical guidance to a team of structural engineers (detailers, engineers, senior engineers), to ensure that quality technical services are provided to clients and that technical work meets production targets.
Performs analysis, design and structural reviews on a variety of design and design-build projects involving bridges, walls, culverts and other miscellaneous highway structures.
Provides the expertise of a seasoned structural engineer to all conventional areas and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems with little to minimal direction
Serves as structural discipline lead and manages structural related project production for a variety of highway and related type projects (city, county, DOT, toll agency, private)
Identifies current and future staffing needs based upon project requirements.
Recommends staffing needs and supports the recruiting process to bring new candidates on board.
Conducts semi-annual performance reviews and annual career planning sessions with direct reports.
Provides staff with ongoing performance feedback and counsel to promote improved performance and career development.
Helps staff identify and pursue technical and professional development activities consistent with their career development goals and company objectives.
Ensures staff compliance with company policies and procedures.
Project and Production Management:
Ensure appropriate staff allocation to projects in consideration of project schedules, budgets, key milestone dates and work products.
Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the operating unit.
Reviews project QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits on projects
Promotes technical excellence:
Maintains visibility and professional currency by actively participating in professional and civic organizations and encourages staff to do the same.
Works with Practice and Technical Directors to design and implement development tracks for technical staff, with a focus on building technical excellence at all levels of the organization.
Marketing and business development:
Supports pursuing new project opportunities and maintains contacts with current and prospective clients
Assists in proposals, pursuits, and contract negotiations.
May manage projects or serve as lead for structures discipline work on projects.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from a recognized Institute. Master of Science in Structures preferred.
10 years minimum experience on a variety of bridge types (structural steel, prestressed) with five years’ experience in engineer of record role.
Working Knowledge of software’s such as Microstation, AUTOCAD, Mathcad and structural analysis tools is required.
Familiarity with design and plans production tools.