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Job Posting - Mechanical Department Manager

October 16, 2018
Strom Engineering of Minnesota has an exciting new opening for a Mechanical Department Manager with a great company located in Minneapolis, MN. Company focus is on energy, water, transportation and the environment. Projects include federal, municipal, utility, education, industrial. Duties: * Responsible for the direction and supervision of professional, technical and administrative groups. * Coordinate project priorities, staffing schedules, budgets and staff assignments to ensure that clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. * As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, provides technical expertise to assigned projects including the analysis, evaluation and resolution of specific design problems and development of designs. * Manages all line functions assigned including personnel administration; project quality assurance and project team support and support of technical organization. * Provides support of business development strategies for client growth and execution. * Recommends department plans, programs and resources, including staff budgets and capital expenditures and manages and executes those approved to meet line organization objectives. * Supervises and develops Project Managers and department members to meet established objectives. * Recommends hiring, training, salaries, promotion, transfer, demotion and termination to meet established objectives. * Serves as Project Manager or Senior Mechanical Engineer on key department projects. * Assists in pricing, estimating, scoping and marketing strategies for proposed projects. Skills/Qualifications: * Bachelor‘s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. * P.E. Licensure is required and willingness to get licensed in additional states. * Familiar with Microsoft Office. Experience in Project Wise or similar management tool is a plus. * Project experience as a Discipline Lead, Task Lead, Project Lead or Project Manager preferred. * Experience using computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents. Desired experience: Trane TRACE, Caesar II and Pipe-Flo Professional/Trane Pipe designer. * Experience / proficiency in managing a design budget and schedule. * Excellent written and verbal communications skills. * Must be a U.S. Citizen or be authorized to work in the U.S.A. Applicants: Please submit resume in Microsoft Word format.