This position is responsible for the expansion and supervision of the Structural Engineering department on a regional basis. Services provided by the department encompass structural engineering services (STR department). He/she will oversee the development, implementation, and oversight of all departmental procedures. The selected individual will be accountable for client development, staffing, budget adherence, and team supervision of various structural and investigative assignments in mainly the telecommunications market. Other markets that require assistance may be necessary.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management of the Structural Engineering Department on a regional basis
Heavily assist in the development of revenue projections
Develop and oversee department budget and P&L oversight
Schedule and monitor the daily work load of the tower engineers, which involves the following:
Responsible for quality and quantity of all engineering studies, reports and letters
Responsible for the quality and quantity of engineering investigations
Provide Vice President with appropriate report(s) on quantity and quality
Responsible for client satisfaction
Development of new clients and broaden capabilities with existing clients
Identify and assist in the development of new business opportunities
Establish and maintain good relations with clients and vendors
Expertise in all facets of telecommunications engineering
Actively foster a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction
Responsible for the development of staff in the Structural Engineering Department
Hold weekly staff meetings or as required
Act as a technical and professional mentor to staff
Establish departmental procedures and policies
Formal education required is a Bachelor or Master of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution preferably with a focus in structural or civil engineering.
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Engineering. Minimum of 5 years of personnel and/or program management. Expertise in Client interaction and client management. Expertise in all phases of a project from inception to completion, in maintaining quality and quantity of all projects and maintaining required turnaround times. PE required, preferably in multiple states is required.
International experience with project planning and development of outsourcing projects required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Meet with clients, develop and maintain schedules
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Prioritize multiple tasks of multiple staff
Develop organizational and coordination skills of staff
Review engineers work as required
Expert in engineering and design practices in concrete, steel, wood and masonry.
Expert in computer programs including MS Office, AutoCAD, STAAD, RAM, LPILE, RISA, Caisson, tnxTower
Expert in TIA, AISC, ACI, and state building codes
Expert in manual numeric calculations and hand sketches to accurately represent tower design components
Excellent visualization and interpretation of engineering evaluations
Expert in writing reports and business correspondences
FDH Velocitel has earned a superior reputation for delivering innovative, high-quality services to the telecommunications and heavy civil markets. We are the leading provider of structural engineering services in North America for the wireless industry; structural engineering and installation services for the broadcast industry; RF services in the North American wireless industry. We believe our s...uccess is directly linked to the knowledge and experience of our talented staff. Work with fabulous people: FDH Velocitel provides a team approach to research and problem solving within each practice group. This approach provides a deeper sense of involvement and dedication. FDH Velocitel has employee-driven committees that seek to engage all employees in the company’s social activities and local outreach services. Among the many social activities, every first Thursday, FDH Velocitel hosts a Re-boot event for all employees to mingle and enjoy appetizers and drinks.