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Structural Services Manager
Structural Engineering

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SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a manager to lead our Structural Services team in Asheville, North Carolina.

The Structural Services Manager will provide leadership and direction to direct reports, coordinate projects throughout the design and construction phases along with take ownership of the financial performance of projects., in addition to, performing technical activities, including but not limited to, designing, and analyzing building structures, communicating the design with structural drawings, and performing construction administration tasks.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (structural major) from four-year college or university with 8 to 10 years of direct structural engineering experience, preferably in a consulting engineering firm. Post graduate degree preferred.
  • Project management and leadership experience required.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Structural Engineer (S.E.) license.
  • Experience in structural steel, wood, masonry, light gage metal framing and reinforced concrete framed building design preferred. Must have proficient knowledge of design standards, building codes, and construction documents, practices, terminology, and materials.
  • Proficiency in structural analysis and design software programs, such as RISA and RAM.
  • Familiarity with Bluebeam is a plus.
  • Experience coordinating with architects, contractors, and other team members.
  • Must be able to travel to jobsites as needed, 10% to 20% of the time, including overnight periodically.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal skills, creative and effective problem-solving skills, strong organizational skills, self-motivation, and decision-making skills.
  • Desire to collaborate and be a team player.
  • Ability to work within time constraints; must be able to adapt to changing demands and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage structural projects and ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and of a high technical quality; demonstrate a desire to advance technical and project management knowledge and skills.
  • Schedule and assign projects in a manner that facilitates effective and efficient execution.
  • Communicate with drafters and designers to facilitate production of drawings.
  • Generate creative solutions; translate concepts and information into design documents; use feedback to modify and apply design principles and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail. Maintain high quality and uniform standards.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates and specifications.
  • Prepare and ensure billings, percent completes, projections and related endeavors are executed timely.
  • Participate in the production and/or review of construction documents including but not limited to drawings, submittals, geotechnical reports, and proposals to ensure accuracy and conformance with design.
  • Participate in peer reviews.
  • Coordinate and conduct field measurements, data collection, field reports, field observation and/or site inspections.
  • Follow up with field observation reports and visit construction sites. Attend design coordination meetings with team members/client representatives along with strategic meetings with Executive VP and President.
  • Coordinate and communicate clearly, effectively, and professionally internally with team members and other SKA disciplines along with external consultants, engineers, architects, contractors, clients, and owners.
  • Foster and facilitate building relationships within the team and across SKA.
  • Responsible for employee and team development by identifying and providing opportunities for training and mentoring.
  • Partner with Marketing and Business Development in responding to RFQ’s, including interviews, resumes, and presentations along with developing client relationships.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations where the technical reputation and image of the firm may be enhanced.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and performance of the given structural services team. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include reviewing timesheets and expense reports, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance management; rewards and recognition; disciplinary action; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Committed to the success and professional development of our employees, SKA offers impressive benefits, training, and growth opportunities.

SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc., is an award-winning, multidisciplinary engineering firm established in 1957 and headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.  SKA provides MEP, fire protection, and structural engineering services, as well as comprehensive building solutions, for clients across the United States and Mexico. SKA’s discerning clients select SKA for its reputation and commitment to integrity, quality, dedication, and expertise. With seven offices located across the southeast, SKA serves clients across a broad range of market sectors, including: education, athletics, commercial, industrial, healthcare, transportation, multifamily housing, parks, entertainment, water resources and religious. To learn more about SKA, please visit http://skaeng.com.

SKA Consulting Engineers is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of protected classes in the United States.  SKA Consulting Engineers is a drug free environment.