Job: Structural Engineering Manager, Stantec, Columbus, OH

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General Information

Job title:
Structural Engineering Manager
Job location:
Columbus, OH  43204 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Health, Dental, 401K, Vision
Job category:
Civil Engineering
Structural - Other
Highway Engineering
Structural - Bridge

Job Description

**** Other locations in Ohio include: Cleveland and Cincinnati


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity:

Stantec is growing and seeking to hire a highly motivated, ambitious Structural Engineering Manager to join our transportation team to lead our Ohio structural engineering practice. The position can be based in either our Columbus, Cincinnati or Cleveland, Ohio offices.

The role of a Structural Engineering Manager is to lead the structural engineering team. Duties include managing department, responsible for reviewing and approving proposals, change orders, pay estimates and schedules, maintaining project budgets, and supervising quality control procedures. They will be responsible for preparing designs and ensuring the development and delivery of successful structural projects such as highway and railway bridges and other transportation structures.

Your Key Responsibilities

Manages the resources of the department to ensure projects are completed accurately and within budget and time frame

Provides supervision and general guidance to project managers, engineers, and staff with many different areas of expertise. Motivates and challenges employees, delegates effectively, rewards contributions, manages collaboratively

Manages structural aspects of projects and/or multi-disciplinary projects

Works with leadership in setting department goals and actively leads the effort in achieving these goals

Coordinates and assists other discipline groups and offices as well as upper level management and staff

Takes active mentoring role; encourages, motivates and develops others for high performance; ensures that mistakes become learning opportunities

Establishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, coordinates project resources, coordinates projects and monitors project progress for the department

Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates assignments

Prepares and/or reviews and approves scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments and department

Reviews budget to actual progress and works with project managers to make any necessary adjustments

Reviews or performs structural analysis of structures

Assists the project managers in coordination with the client, subconsultants and staff

Actively participates and leads in the business development process by delivering quality work, providing excellent client service and assisting with project pursuits

Provides guidance and ensures staff follows all in-house procedures related to documentation of designs and project management

Keeps current with the engineering profession in theory and practice, especially in area of specialty

Participates in the interviews and hiring of new staff members

Represents the organization at professional organizations and conferences

Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating complex assignments independently, modification of established guidelines, and the initiation of new approaches

Team leader in proposal development and opportunity research

Proactively address any risks or issues that may impact the project scope, time, quality, or budget. Maintain a high level of communication with the clients and internal teams

Serve as the technical advisor, providing senior-level input and evaluation for design and construction of transportation/structural projects

Coordinate with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals

Provides technical assistance in resolving complex problems and decision making

Job Requirements


Your Capabilities and Credentials:

Demonstrated skill at project management of complex multiple concurrent projects

Knowledge of directives, programs, standards, and administrative procedures

Possesses broad technical knowledge within the transportation practice/structure engineering sciences

In-depth understanding of all phases of project document production including codes, legal and design requirements in relevant authority

Ability to identify issues associated with implementation of emerging technologies and appropriate courses of action

Ability to provide detailed information, advice, and direction to leadership in the field of structural engineering

Ability to make decisions and recommendation without formal guidelines or precedents

Ability to make independent decisions on highly technical or complex work methods and procedures within transportation practice/structural specialization

Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Education and Experience:

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field required. Master’s degree in Structural Engineering preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio or the ability to become licensed within 90 days of employment.

Experience: Minimum of 15 years of related experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
(Job number: 4045369)
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