Summary: SSOE is seeking a Structural Department Manager to coach, and mentor staff within the department.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
•Coaches, directs, coordinates, facilitates and supervises department staff. This includes all evaluation and employee relations responsibilities: manpower planning/staffing, hiring, development, promotion and performance management. •Ensures the technical competency and quality of work performed by staff. Licensed individuals may be required to seal discipline documents. •Develops, organizes and implements discipline and departmental standards, recordkeeping, and improvements. Responsible for establishing, monitoring and adhering to PY budget or otherwise taking action to make changes and adjustments as necessary to meet financials objectives. Implements strategic activities within department to achieve objectives of operations unit and corporate business. •Supports PIC customer maintenance and business development activities and assists project managers in preparing proposals, and making presentations. •Verifies that the Discipline Captain has defined discipline work plans for each project and monitors progress to ensure key measures are met. •Reviews and approves Discipline Captain’s project change orders prior to submitting to Project Manager. •Prepares and monitors project work schedules and projected workload schedules for department. •Provides staffing, current tool, and technical reference materials such that the Discipline Captain can meet project requirements. •Identifies strengths and weaknesses of department personnel to identify and prioritize training needs. Develops and implements department training program with the assistance of the Training and Development Department. •Responsible for departmental expenses, profit and loss. •Supports or drive strategic improvement initiatives. •Travel required up to 5%. •Valid driver’s license required. May be waived for international assignments.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
•Bachelor or Masters Degree in Structural Engineering with minimum of eight (8) years related experience or ten (10) to twelve (12) years direct experience. •PE license in Oregon is required. •Must be able to function efficiently in an environment that is constantly changing with a high tolerance for ambiguity. •Must support drive continuous performance improvement for self and staff. •Demonstrated skill in cross discipline coordination and collaboration. •Able to ensure employees have meaningful work and feel connected and appreciated. •Drive a mentality of making and meeting commitments. •Working knowledge of building codes in hazardous occupancies preferred.
Internal Number: 18-024
About SSOE Group
Why join SSOE Group? If you’re interested in a dynamic career with a healthy, growing firm, you’ve come to the right place. SSOE is a global leader in the AEC industry. Combine that with a culture recognized as one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” and you’ll discover why employees are proud to be on our team.
Stability. For more than 65 years we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change. One testament to our culture—150 clients who have chosen to work with us for over 20 years. Though we’ve doubled in size over the past decade, we’ve taken a business-minded approach to our growth—focusing on diversity of geography, services, and markets served to ensure we weather any economic storm.
Unmatched opportunities for growth. We offer clearly defined paths to the top. Our focus on staff development prepares employees to take on the opportunities associated with worldwide growth and expanding project delivery models. We reward our team members who rise to the occasion by providing accelerated career advancement, access to global project experience, and an ownership structure that allows for a broader base of ownership than typically seen in our industry.
Cultur...e of excellence. Our dynamic professionals will tell you every project they work on is different and exciting. Spend your day on the cutting edge of R&D, bringing well-known products to market, and helping clients expand globally. Our ISO certification includes processes that ensure a quality output, and more importantly clients who are happy—in fact 97% of those surveyed would recommend SSOE to a colleague. SSOE professionals were published in more than 50 industry publications last year—so you can be certain you’ll be working with the top talent in the industry.
Technology that works for you, not against you. SSOE has a full time group dedicated to innovation. This not only ensures access to the latest technologies, but also that mature technologies such as BIM are tailored for your needs, fully supported, optimized, and intelligently integrated into project delivery