Structural Department Manager (Design Group)
Company: Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Posted on: July 20, 2021
Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United
States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical
services for the world’s leading companies in the food and
beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other
market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts
have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control
system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture,
construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise
technology and other consulting services.
Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering
consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging,
corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending
people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies
and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion
organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common
belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.
The role and responsibilities of a Structural Department Manager
is to manage workflow through the department, lead the design
professionals in the department and to execute the production of
design deliverables. The primary goal of the department is to
produce the highest quality of work product in the most efficient
manner. In this role, the Department Manager is expected to
instill passion, optimism, and purpose. The Department Manger
delegates assignments to the design team while being a leader and
empowering the team members to grow in depth and flexibility.
The Department Manager must be proficient in structural engineering
so as to be a resource to the professionals within the
department. He/she will manage department resources,
participate in resource workload projections and provide estimates
as needed. The Department Manager will also endeavor to grow
the business through proactive and positive client contact,
effective communication and mentorship of our professionals to
strive for consistent quality and efficiency.
Department Manager Responsibilities:
Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to the professionals
within the department to ensure production of the highest quality
of work product in the most efficient manner while developing best
practices to standardize and improve quality and efficiency within
Provide regular performance feedback and annual merit reviews to
the design team.
Technical coordination and communication within the department,
as well as between other departments, Project Managers and
Oversee the technical accuracy of the work product by defining
and implementing the design concept, leading the development,
actively reviewing work products for accuracy and completeness
during design, and taking responsibility for overall quality of
design and construction documents.
Perform peer reviews of other professionals’ work within their
discipline as well as be in responsible charge of work by sealing
construction documents as a licensed S.E. or P.E. for most of the
projects within the department.
Perform site observations, studies, and write technical
Review, edit, and develop project specifications specific to
Assist Project Managers in developing proposals by providing
hours, sheet count, scope of work, project strategy and
constraints, and appropriate clarifications and exclusions.
Prepare RFP’s for subconsultants, 3rd party resources or any
other specialty consultants needed to fulfill project design and
Review and summarize bids and make recommendations to award
contracts to Project Managers or Clients for subconsultants or
contractors while reviewing and ensuring quality results when the
work is performed.
Attend and participate in Local, Regional and National
Organizations that are involved in the development of the
profession or the regulatory guidelines that form the framework of
Along with the Engineering Manager, participate workload
leveling and coordination, as well as share leadership
responsibilities with other Department Managers for developing
standards and best practices.
Assist in the growth and development of the organization and
business by participating in marketing, proposal development and
managing projects, as well as being actively engaged in the
recruitment process to identify and engage candidates for
Relocation; we are looking for candidates reasonably local to
the area. For highly qualified applicants outside of
the local area some relocation assistance is available.
Willing to travel up to 25% to project sites, collaborate with
design professionals in other offices, for training, and for other
Licensed Structural Engineer (S.E.) or Professional Engineer
(P.E.) with ability to obtain additional licenses is required.
Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience of designing
industrial facilities in the industries we serve.
Ability to execute engineering work efficiently by performing
design and calculations, producing construction documents and
specifications, performing peer reviews, conducting site
evaluations and writing technical reports.
Must have interpersonal, mentorship, leadership, communication
and organizational skills.
Must be a proficient technical writer.
Must have excellent computer skills including Revit, AutoCAD,
Navisworks, Bluebeam, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must be proficient in structural analysis software such as RAM
Elements, RAM Structural System, STAAD.Pro, or RISA 3D
Licenses and Certifications
P.E. licensure required and active in one or more states.
At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a
wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical
requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what
you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know
that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence
and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are
encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if
you require reasonable accommodations during the interview
Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This
organization uses E-Verify.
Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may
include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications,
background screening and/or skills assessments.
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