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Design Manager

Company: Dragados
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


  • Initiate, coordinate, and design projects and calculations
  • Coordinate every project design phase
    • Research, plan, design, and administer engineering and design on design-build projects, applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, and industry standard
    • Function as the prime contact coordinating the resolution of design & engineering problems, reviewing progress, recommending alternatives, and advising on project objectives
    • Review and supervise proposed revisions to technical design standards and ordinances
    • Develop or evaluate plans/criteria or special analyses required in support of the design effort
    • Provide consulting expertise within an area of specialization
    • Review drawings and designer submittals for accuracy
    • Ensure construction plans, plans, and specifications conform to all applicable standards and requirements
    • Prepare and monitor design budget and schedules
    • May conduct special studies or analysis of major importance requiring a staff of specialists or highly experienced engineers
    • Interface with bidding and construction team and coordinate with construction approach
    • Plan, coordinate, direct, and supervise the work of a group of engineers or architects in the design and construction of heavy civil projects
    • Ensure design meets project standards and agreed upon specifications and time frames, and permit and regulatory requirements
    • Provide technical engineering guidance and input on key projects throughout the conceptual, preliminary, and final design & construction phases
    • Participate in meetings with owners, partners, and subs
    • Review and supervise proposed revisions to technical design standards and ordinances
    • Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
    • Maintain and manage design schedule
    • Maintain and manage design budget
    • Produce monthly design progress report
    • Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering
      • 8+ years of related work experience
      • PE preferred
      • Design Build experience (contractor or designer side)
      • Ability to interpret construction drawings
      • Knowledge of means and methods and construction techniques
      • Knowledge of construction industry, trends, innovation, etc.
      • On-site and field experience on civil projects will be appreciated
      • Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project and/or P-6), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
      • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills
      • Demonstrated aptitude to understand engineering projects
      • Supervisory experience preferred
      • Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering
      • Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize, and monitor activities and projects
      • Ability to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach
      • Work collaboratively with other team members to achieve goals, ask for inputs by valuing others' ideas and expertise, and support & act in accordance with final decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
      • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships & partnerships with clients, vendors, subcontractors, and construction partners
      • Ability to raise topics that needs to be discussed with team or required a company decision
      • Ability to identify project risks
      • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands
      • Ability to work with other engineers and estimators and be part of a team

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