Engineering Manager

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Engineering Job Number: Req-4205 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

An established civil engineering firm, located just south of Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking an Engineering Manager.


  • Provide leadership, management and oversight of operations, staffing, budgeting and resource allocation of the Engineering department.
  • Effectively develop existing clients and pursue new clients for organizational expansion.
  • Directly supervise 5-10 employees within the Engineering department. Indirectly supervise 20-40 employees within the Engineering department.
  • Oversee training and development of engineering staff to ensure technical proficiency and safety of engineering staff including annual licensing requirements for each state of operation.
  • Oversee the effective management of projects including reviewing scope, budget and schedule.
  • Oversee the determination of capacity needs of the department including how to effectively meet with clients to understand project needs, expectations and deliverables.
  • Meet with Project Managers weekly to discuss projects and anticipated resource allocation and capacity needs.
  • Assist Project Managers to effectively prepare scope and budget for proposals.
  • Oversee Project Managers and monitor account receivables for department to ensure payment for services is received.
  • Ensure effective QA / QC of engineering plans, designs, calculations, and NPDES / ESCGP permits.
  • Create and manage to a yearly budget for the department including evaluating equipment needs and costs to present to President and Vice President for capital budgets.
  • Ensure team members bill to appropriate job number, task and bill rate.
  • Continually review performance of staff providing immediate constructive feedback recognizing what is working as well as ways to do things differently to enhance overall effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Actively participate in meetings with clients, regulatory officials, public hearing officials, and other project related personnel.
  • Provide departmental updates, departmental needs, and business growth recommendations to the VP and President.
  • Ability to seal and sign engineering and permitting documents in PA, WV, and OH.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and 7-10 years of related experience required
  • PE registrations in PA, WV and/or OH
  • Computer skills required: AutoCAD Civil 3D (preferred) and Microsoft Office
  • Up-to-date permitting knowledge at the local, county, state and federal levels
  • Excellent leadership, management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Minimal travel required throughout the tri-state area

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

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