May 01, 2021

Chief Structural Engineer

  • Confidential
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
Full time Engineering Civil Engineer Structural Engineer

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Regularly monitors the progress of active projects or tasks through project management reviews and directs/guides responsible Project Managers to take appropriate corrective actions on a timely basis.
  • Provides guidance in the development of well-defined project measurement and control program to meet firm and client requirements.
  • Establishes management philosophy and procedures for the execution of all assigned projects in a given program to assure management philosophy and procedures for the execution of all assigned projects in a given program to assure consistency of approach and sharing of information and experiences among projects.
  • Participates in business development activity by presenting the organization’s project capabilities, the establishment of client relationships and the procurement of work. 
  • Directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel and provides for and enforces proper delegation of management authority, responsibility and accountability. 
  • Appoints Project Managers to new projects after securing the necessary approvals from upper management and clients. 
  • Provides quality reviews for release of proposals and deliverable documents to clients. 
  • Participates in financial project management tasks, such as billing, assessment of financial reports, etc., including assisting in collection of delinquent invoices.
  • Manages multiple structural engineering projects concurrently.
  • Coordinates with project engineers and internal staff to efficiently complete work.
  • Attends meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and contractors.
  • Provides Structural construction administration including site visits and field reports.
  • Strategic planning for business development of the Structural Division
  • Trains designers, engineers and project managers in the Division.
  • Maintains a safe working environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:

Required:

  • BS or MS in civil, structural, or architectural engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum of 16 years of experience including 3 to 5 years of previous supervisory experience or any combination of experience and education that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Bluebeam.
  • Experience in analysis and design of structural systems including foundations, retaining walls, steel framing, reinforced and prestressed concrete, masonry, and engineered wood. 
  • Flexible working style and ability to work in both a team environment and independently.
  • Experience developing complete construction document packages for a variety of projects. 
  • Experience in supporting construction phase services and observations.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities, including preparing and giving presentations and interpreting reports. 
  • Experience in investigations of existing structures and preparation of written reports. 
  • Strong analytical and judgement capabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel to every company office and business area.
  • Ability to meet at construction sites and review work in progress.

 

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit. 
  • Experience in conflict resolution.
  • Experience in contract negotiations. 
  • Knowledge of basic contract law.
  • Other related training.

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.

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