Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering

Job ID: 70741
Troy, Michigan
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Wage: $130-150K USD (+ 25% bonus & solid benefit package)
  • Position specifics: Direct Hire role with an Industry Leader - outstanding employer with potential for additional career growth! Please send confidential resume portfolio to Confidential resume portfolio's can be forwarded to

Job Description

Structural / Construction / Architectural Industry


This role is stationed in Troy, Michigan and will be reporting in to the VP of Engineering, Research and Development.  The successful candidate will direct and supervsior Engineers, perform technical design work and provide oversight and coordination with other groups in the Corporation.  There will be required participation in project meetings and clients meeting, with travels to the various sister plants.  

The Director of Engineering will control the structural design of steel modular buildings, and oversee the the development of structural details to confirm to production standards.  

Job Description:

  • Lead and manage all operational activities of the Engineering Department
  • Organize the engineering department and meet weekly with staff
  • Lead communication with our internal and external teammates and clients
  • Prepare and/or review SD’s, DD’s, and CD’s
  • Review building codes to ensure correct implementation of modular design
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, Architects, Civil Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers
  • Produce and/or review structural calculations
  • Review shop drawings to confirm compliance with the design drawings and project intent
  • Review and approve engineering consultant proposals
  • Write reports and present to client in addition to other parties as necessary
  • Manage the allocation of resources and personnel within the department
  • Work directly with executive leadership team

Position Requirements:

  • Masters’ degree in Structural, Civil, or Architectural Engineering
  • PE License preferably with an NCEES record
  • 15 plus years of relevant engineering experience including steel building design
  • Ability to prepare structural designs for steel, concrete, masonry, and light gage steel
  • A good understanding of welding design with an emphasis on welding of HSS
  • Multi story building design experience required
  • Proficient in structural analysis software (preferably RISA)
  • Experience managing teams of engineers and drafters
  • Solid understanding of basic mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to travel (approximately 10%) including travel to Canada
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient with Microsoft-based computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy 


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