Engineering Project Manager

Location: Omaha,

Job Title: Project Engineering Manager

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Salary: $120-150K plus bonus

Job Summary of the Project Engineering Manager: We are seeking to hire an Engineering Manager who is results-focused, self-directed, data-driven, and adaptable to changing business and customer needs. This position requires hands-on project engineering and management responsibilities, including working with engineers and technicians, building prototypes and conducting tests, and traveling to customer sites for inspections and commissioning support.

Qualifications of the Project Engineering Manager:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field; or equivalent education.
  • 3-7 Years experience managing, leading, and coaching a technical team.
  • Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in Nebraska with ability to obtain reciprocity in other states.
  • Experience with technical review of specifications for quotations and large contract risk assessment.
  • Reviews design risk assessment, verification, and validation activities as required to assure products and provided solutions will meet customer’s technical and contractual requirements.
  • Ability to manage long project timelines and maintain a high level of productivity to achieve project milestones.
  • Experience writing design standards.
  • Use of 3D modeling software.
  • Understanding and experience with regulatory codes such as UL, CSA, NEC and NFPA.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and process-oriented mindset to resolve open issues and focus on continuous improvement throughout the team.
  • Willing and able to travel nationwide and internationally. Expected travel 10%.

Responsibilities of the Project Engineering Manager:

  • Manages a group of engineers and designers to complete project-specific engineering activities.
  • Accountable for resource allocation within the Project Engineering team, risk assessment and reduction activities, and project due dates for technical deliverables.
  • Reviews and approves ECOs, drawing packages, bills of materials, math data, and other technical documentation.
  • Assures timely completion of Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
  • Assures timely completion of large projects and custom-engineered solutions.
  • Coordinates with the sales and project management teams to allocate resources and manage resource workloads.
  • Assures large project technical deliverable timelines are met.
  • Leads technical review of specifications for quotations and large contract risk assessment.
  • Leads all activities related to large project custom-engineered solution development including, but not limited to, designing, modeling, prototyping, evaluation, and testing.
  • Review design risk assessment, verification, and validation activities as required to assure products and provided solutions will meet customer’s technical and contractual requirements.
  • Builds application and product knowledge by developing design standards for transit systems, and components.
  • Supports research and development activities; creates appropriate designs of experiments, and provides feedback concerning test results.
  • Monitors and manages department Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Reviews Corrective Action Reports (CARs) and provides support to address root cause and close issues.
  • Travels to perform on-site inspections for large projects and to support commissioning activities both nationally and internationally.
  • Coordinates engineering activities across all engineering teams with the Director of Engineering, and Engineering Managers.
  • Supervises a group of Engineers and Designers.
  • Provides leadership, know-how, and completes performance reviews for the team.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the team.
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