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Mechanical Department Manager
Job ID: 18928
APC is seeking a Mechanical Department Manager for a position available in Richmond, VA.
Manage Mechanical department personnel for the successful and timely completion of projects.
Maintain a manpower schedule for the department and updates for the weekly staff meeting.
Provides recommendations concerning additional staff or layoff requirements.
Coordinates with project engineers to assure staffing and technical aspects of each project are being met by his/her assigned Mechanical department personnel.
May be assigned to a project team as a lead Mechanical engineer and coordinate the Mechanical design aspects of project. This includes the generation of calculations and design drawings as well as field work.
Serve as a project engineer on multi-discipline projects and coordinate the efforts of project team. Typical project tracking techniques such as scheduling, communication records and budgets will be the responsibility of the project engineer.
Writes performance appraisals for personnel in department and performs appraisals accurately, completely and promptly.
Updates Mechanical design codes to assure latest editions are being utilized by department.
Participates in preparation of proposals and approves all manhour estimates and cost budgets for the Mechanical portion of projects.
Responsible for the overall technical accuracy of all design developed within the department. This includes the following:
Assigning personnel to check drawings and calculations
Identification and resolution of non-conformances
Assisting junior level staff with technical direction
Constructability and accuracy of drawing
Conformance to code
As a licensed engineer, will be responsible for stamping all work performed within the department and obtaining licenses in states outside present licensing via reciprocity.
Responsible for identification of training for staff members and overseeing timely execution.
Participate in overall sales effort of the client. This many include:
Participate in sales presentations
Attend monthly sales meetings
Meetings with potential new client
Identification of new clientele
Responsible for preparing Mechanical man hour and cost budgets for proposals.
Responsible for creating and maintaining the Mechanical portion of multi-discipline project schedules and projections.
Responsible for establishing guidelines for computer standards and software development.
Responsible for maintaining a harmonious working environment in the Mechanical department.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience related to Mechanical engineering projects in the industrial field.
Must be a licensed PE, preferably in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Must have a good working knowledge of power systems including: piping, vessels, valves, etc
Must have management experience
Needs to come from a consulting background
Auto CAD experience is a plus
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