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(USA-MN-Albany) ENGINEERING MANAGER

Kerkhoven, MN | Posted 1 month ago

WELLS: A CAREER WORTH BUILDING Wells is one of the largest prefabricated building solution providers with locations across the central U.S., providing meaningful work in many different regions. We are a family-owned company that has celebrated 70 years of success. At the end of the day, we are a team of creators. Our 1,300 employees across the U.S. play an important role as catalysts, constructors, and community members. They are committed to reducing risk, building confidence, and deliberately planning for partners' success from vision through construction and beyond. Every day, more architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and owners specify Wells precast building components for their construction needs and with this continued success, we are looking to hire a motivated self-starting Engineering Manager to join our team. The right candidate must be a problem-solver, have strong communication skills, and also be willing and ready to learn. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtains and maintains Professional Engineering licensure. Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage a team of Engineers and/or Engineering Supervisors Set clear expectations, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations. Foster a positive and productive team environment that encourages collaboration, learning, and growth. Discipline and maintain employee relations in the Engineering department. Assist HR with staffing needs, personnel issues, and implement department policies and procedures. Coordinate employee work schedules with other supervisors and management within the D+E department. Projects and Design: Review calculations and drawings to ensure they are satisfactory to stamp as appropriate. Ensures safe structures, safe working conditions, quality products, quality service, and satisfied customers by working with all departments within the Company. Interpret Architectural/Structural plans and performs required calculations to ensure structural integrity. Oversees a project design team and is accountable for project milestones and the successful deliverable to internal and external customers. Identifies potential issues with project schedules and quality and responds with proposed solutions with internal teams. Work with team to assist in unfamiliar designs and responsibilities to find the best solutions. Collaborate with internal departments to find optimal solutions. Coordinates with Contractors/Engineers/Architects/Owners as required Provide sales staff with engineering support for prospect jobs. Visits manufacturing facilities and construction sites as required. Handles concerns and issues as necessary during any phase of the project. Needs to make timely, educated decisions based on needs and requirements. Prepares appropriate fixes for errors that have occurred on the projects. Work with production team on facility and manufacturing requests. Complete special projects as requested and perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in civil/structural engineering, or comparable ABET accredited degree. Professional Engineering Licensure required. 10+ years-experience in precast design preferred. Interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers. Experience with Microsoft office software. Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for typing, filing, and using office equipment. Visual acuity and ability to read small print. Hearing acuity and ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to lift and move office supplies and equipment. Mobility and ability to move around the office as needed. Possession of a valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. WORKING CONDITIONS: Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements. Moderate to high risk of safety precautions. General Office Environment with a moderate to high exposure to jobsite environment. Intermittent field / jobsite visits will require safety precautions, which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather. This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor. Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status. Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S #MN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.* *Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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