Senior Project Manager (Structural Design Engineer/Wood Design Needed) – Will Relo/Top $$

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Other Professional Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client is a North Carolina-based structural engineering firm that is experiencing significant growth.

 It specializes in low- to mid-rise residential and commercial projects and prides itself on its performance excellence as well as its team-based, people matter culture.

 It is expanding its Design division and seeks a very sharp, knowledgeable, skilled Project Manager to join this team.

 Firm will pay industry leading wage (including relo for out-of-state candidates) to attract and retain the right person.

 Key Things to Note:

  • The Sr Project Manager will focus on the structural design of low to mid-rise residential, commercial, and industrial projects. They will report to the Division Manager, seal their own drawings and collaborate closely with the design teams to ensure budgets are maintained and deadlines are met. Right candidate will offer a broad technical skill set, substantial personal leadership and a high degree of initiative and drive.
  • The firm handles a great deal of residential work, involving Wood Design.  Targeted candidate will bring substantial experience in the Wood Design specialty.
  • This Project Manager will oversee the work of some junior level staff/engineers. Seek supportive and developmental mentor.
  • This is a highly interactive role requiring regular interface with colleagues, clients and partners.  Seek engineer who brings welcoming and engaging communication style.
  • This firm is in building mode.  Seek innovative and industrious engineer who is excited to contribute to its growth. 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is required.  

Selected Responsibilities:

ü  Performs structural design work on schedule and within project budgets to drive profitable projects and produce highly satisfied customers

ü  Interfaces with clients (architects, contractors, building owners, property managers, etc..) via phone calls, email, and in-person meetings to ensure that project deliverable expectations are clearly communicated, project deadline commitments are met, and that all clients have exceptional customer service experience interacting with the design team

ü  Ensures the quality and accuracy of structural construction documents and stamps structural drawings

ü  Provides the administrative team with timely and accurate quotes for pricing and anticipated start and completion dates for projects

ü  Assists in the team effort of training junior engineers through experience, mentorship, and professional development planning 

Targeted candidate will offer a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Structural or Civil Engineering (with a focus on structures) and 5+ years of experience in structural design work. Wood Design and PE license are both required.

Other priorities include:

  • Outstanding organizational skills including demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, respect budgets and juggle multiple, sometimes conflicting, tasks
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret building codes, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and other business correspondence.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Strong technology skills including drafting software (AutoCAD or similar); structural calculation software (Enercalc and RetainPro or similar); and structural modeling software (RISA 2D/3D or similar). MS Office, assumed
  • Track record of longevity and achievement in previous roles
  • Some supervisory experience a plus

In addition to the technical skills cited, we seek a go-getter who will bring energy, ownership and ideas to build this already thriving business.

This is an important and impactful role, and we seek a candidate who will bring important and impactful contributions.

Please forward resume for prompt consideration.