Design Manager

Riverdale, MD
Sep 24, 2022
Sep 28, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES Initiate, coordinate, and design projects and calculations Coordinate every project design phase Research, plan, design, and administer engineering and design on design-build projects, applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, and industry standard Function as the prime contact coordinating the resolution of design & engineering problems, reviewing progress, recommending alternatives, and advising on project objectives Review and supervise proposed revisions to technical design standards and ordinances Develop or evaluate plans/criteria or special analyses required in support of the design effort Provide consulting expertise within an area of specialization Review drawings and designer submittals for accuracy Ensure construction plans, plans, and specifications conform to all applicable standards and requirements Prepare and monitor design budget and schedules May conduct special studies or analysis of major importance requiring a staff of specialists or highly experienced engineers Interface with bidding and construction team and coordinate with construction approach Plan, coordinate, direct, and supervise the work of a group of engineers or architects in the design and construction of heavy civil projects Ensure design meets project standards and agreed upon specifications and time frames, and permit and regulatory requirements Provide technical engineering guidance and input on key projects throughout the conceptual, preliminary, and final design & construction phases Participate in meetings with owners, partners, and subs Review and supervise proposed revisions to technical design standards and ordinances Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned Maintain and manage design schedule Maintain and manage design budget Produce monthly design progress report Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering 8+ years of related work experience PE preferred Design Build experience (contractor or designer side) Ability to interpret construction drawings Knowledge of means and methods and construction techniques Knowledge of construction industry, trends, innovation, etc. On-site and field experience on civil projects will be appreciated Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (ie Microsoft Project and/or P-6), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills Demonstrated aptitude to understand engineering projects Supervisory experience preferred Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize, and monitor activities and projects Ability to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach Work collaboratively with other team members to achieve goals, ask for inputs by valuing others' ideas and expertise, and support & act in accordance with final decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position Ability to establish and maintain good relationships & partnerships with clients, vendors, subcontractors, and construction partners Ability to raise topics that needs to be discussed with team or required a company decision Ability to identify project risks Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands Ability to work with other engineers and estimators and be part of a team

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