JO – 3988 Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer (PE)

Core Responsibilities
Project Management – 45%
Ensure the efficiency, profitability, and on-time delivery of projects leading to high levels of client satisfaction.

Key Activities:

Develop project budgets and workload forecasts
Coordinate project schedules
Prepare and participate in project kick-off meetings
Ensure project process compliance
Maintain project accounting records in real-time
Assist Team Lead in development of proposals and contracts

Design and Technical Expertise – 35%
Ensure clear and comprehensive designs that comply with current technical standards and regulations.

Key Activities:

Proven engineering skills and knowledge necessary to produce projects that meet firm expectations
Consistently exhibit sound engineering judgment
Foster and utilize rubrics system to promote positive change
Provide real-time feedback
Coach and mentor team members
Teach technical, managerial, and leadership skills
Recognize and appreciate team members for contributions and accomplishments
Delegate duties such that all team members are doing their highest and best use

Client Relationships – 10%
Create an optimal rhythm of client communication to create and sustain trusting relationships and maintain/increase client satisfaction and retention.

Key Activities:

Develop personal relationships with clients that go beyond the work
Understand client work pipeline
Prepare and participate in project meetings in a professional manner
Understand each clients’ requirements and expectations
Stay current with clients via check-ins
Review and recap project success with clients

Coaching and Leadership – 5%
Assign tasks to and direct engineers and technicians while fostering professional development based on humility and trust with a high expectation of hard work and two-way communication.

Key Activities:

Teach technical and project management skills
Recognize and appreciate team members for contributions and accomplishments
Delegate duties in a way that all team members are doing their highest and best use

Administration – 5%
Keep projects up to date in Ajera to ensure clients are invoiced accurately and SSE is paid in a timely manner.

Key Activities:

Ensure documents and emails are filed appropriately
Accurately record time to projects
Assist with invoice processing as requested
Submit timecard, expenses, and PTO requests in a timely manner
Participate in internal projects as needed
Job Requirements
Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program
6+ years of engineering experience with clear progression in responsibility
Professional Engineer (PE) License
Advanced verbal and written communication skills, adaptable to all audiences
Physically able to conduct field inspections and testing as assigned
Maintain a valid driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record

3+ years focus in structural engineering
Member of professional organization, member and/or officer of local related organization
Involved in community service programs

Environmental Conditions:
Office environment; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions when conducting field inspections and investigations.

Desired Computer Skills:
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