Engineering Manager

(#11979) - Mid-Atlantic
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete

United Employment Group is seeking an Engineering Manager in the Mid-Atlantic region.


  • Provides leadership and technical expertise to all engineering functions of a major precast concrete producer.
  • Manages major projects from project coordination meeting to final completion to insure timely engineering, procurement, manufacturing, delivery and installation. Monitors and controls costs to achieve profitability goals.
Engineering :
  • Provides leadership in establishing the engineering culture of the company.
  • Establishes design and procedural standards for all matters pertaining to engineering and contract management. Automates and streamlines the same for optimum efficiency.
  • Provides engineering guidance and expertise to the company and engineering department to ensure that all company, industry and regulatory standards are met for our products and projects.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with applicable codes and industry standards and design practices for precast concrete products used in commercial, architectural highway and underground utility markets.
  • Controls all design functions including calculations, drafting and checking
  • Participates in the development of new products and procedures


  • Manages the day to day activities of the engineering department, including design, contract management and general administration.
  • Supervises a staff of 6-10 including engineers, draftsmen, project managers and clerical.
  • Sets up and updates schedules, assigns resources and effectively follows up on progress to meet schedule deadlines.
  • Monitors engineering department productive output and quality to ensure optimum efficiency.


Project Management:
  • Interfaces with owners, architects, general contractors and subcontractors to design and effectively complete projects within time and cost constraints.
  • Uses planning tools to maintain satisfactory project progress.
  • Procures Engineering and drafting services from engineering subcontractors, and effectively directs and controls their work.
  • Assures preparation of all pertinent project documents, including erection drawings, structural calculations, job files, project submittals etc.
  • Keeps updated master files for the projects and implements effective engineering administrative procedures.


Cost Control:

  • Provides updated project costs to management.
  • Keeps SMC management routinely informed of project work progress, including quality and cost issues.
  • Documents all changes affecting cost, initiates field change orders. Advises Sales of significant changes to contract.
  • Confirm billing dates and submission of acceptable invoices by accounting.
  • Continuous improvement to eliminate defects, waste and improve workflow and processes
  • Member of the executive staff
  • Reports to the Chief Operating Officer.


  • 2 years experience as chief engineer or 5 years experience with 2 years as Assistant Chief Engineer or Project Manager.
  • Engineering degree, preferably in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Concrete precast experience, preferably Architectural and Utility precast.
  • Experienced in project management.
  • Good leadership, communication and people skills.
  • Good knowledge of computers – AutoCad 14, Excel, Word, Project Management, BIM
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