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Mechanical Engineering Department Manager  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 8/19/2021
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Mechanical Department Manager for our client, a well-known consulting engineering company, for their Pittsburgh, PA office.The Mechanical Department Manager will provide technical and project execution oversight for various projects.  The position requires project and resource management experience in a consulting environment, and well-rounded expertise in heavy industrial engineering projects in the steel, manufacturing, petrochemical, chemical, mining, materials processing, and power generation industries.  The position requires the Department Manager to perform in varying roles related to department management, project management, senior technical support, and customer relationship development.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
*Responsible for the execution of all activities of the department. 
*Schedule, organize, direct and review all department resources and activities.
*Participate in the development of new and expansion of existing business opportunities.
*Provide enhanced customer support as a technical liaison and support regional business development initiatives as a technical recourse.
*Hire staff, establish individual goals and expectations, and conduct performance reviews. 
*Direct, develop, supervise, and provide technical guidance to all direct reports.
*Establish and execute operational plans for the department with respect to routine, tools and resources to ensure consistent operations and growth of skill sets.
*Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department.
*Function as Project Manager and/or Senior Engineer on specific projects as required.
*Prepare, or supervise the preparation of, single or multidiscipline engineering proposals including development of scopes of work, project schedules and cost estimates.
*Prepare, review and/or check engineering calculations, designs, drawings and other project documents related to this specific discipline on projects as required.
*Certify designs, drawings and documents as required.
*Develop, maintain, and upgrade technical standards/specifications to be used on specific projects, as well as centralized design basis and historical references.
*Support the organization through interaction with managers and staff at other offices, including recruiting and training efforts.
*Ensure all department operational and project activities are completed in accordance with the Project Management system through implementation and enforcement of stated policies and practices.
*Lead projects with a variety of durations, prioritizing both long-term planning, as well as provide leadership in a fast-paced engineering environment requiring expedited turnaround.
*Some field engineering work and business development travel will be required from time to time.

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Minimum Requirements:
*Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
*PE license is required
*Minimum of ten (10) years of prior relevant engineering experience is required, with preference given to individuals exposed to heavy industrial environments and marketplaces.
*Successful experience in leadership roles managing engineering teams and/or engineering departments is also required, preferably in a consulting engineering environment.
*Superior communication and interpersonal skills with clients and engineering personnel.
*Candidates should have a thorough understanding and aptitude in the use of current computer software including business enterprise and project management tools.
Preferred Qualifications:
*Project Management Training and/or PMP Certification.
*Project management experience including an understanding/use of project management and project control principles/tools.
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