Project Manager – Deerfield Beach, FL

Imagine a career with abundant opportunity working with talented like-minded professionals for a company truly on the leading edge! Engineering Express® is not your traditional engineering firm.   If you thrive in an environment that is active and fun and more like Google, we want to hear from you! Our Specialty Structures group, a unique service made possible by the best use of technology and talent, is in need of a Project Manager to quote, coordinate, and manage projects as well as grow the department. At the end of the day, it’s all about customer service and making sure our clients are wowed. Unlike the long project lead times of building and being limited to repetitive designs over and over again, our specialty work is exciting, challenging, and fun as you will be working with many materials and will get to see your project designed and built in the same phase.

What makes us special?

Our comfortable and inviting office allows for camaraderie among of our small, cohesive and multi-cultural team.   Each employee brings their ‘A’ game where there is no gossip nor drama. We are here to do our jobs. We have a great administrative team and all calls are answered by a person, not a voicemail. We pride ourselves on our state of the art technology, where everything is virtualized and iPads and computer screens are everywhere. Turnover is very low at Engineering Express®. Our founder believes in personal growth and sends our team to the best in personal development courses, which has created a close bond among our team. There are no hidden layers of management and we all take pride of ownership. Everyone makes a difference here. We live our core values daily: win as a team, make our customer’s day, own it, innovate everything and celebrate achievements!

About the position:

You will be responsible for managing the work of your team and dozens of projects in Florida and beyond consisting of designs such as specialty structures, glazing components, product designs, and much more. Some of our cool projects have included specialty structural railing designs for glass, aluminum and steel for the largest commercial and residential structures.   Carports, canopies, walkways, louvered roof systems, custom staircases – you get the picture…  If you like a challenge, you will embrace the flood of to do list items on day one!

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Respond to job requests and provide quotes and accurate scope of work on a timely basis
  • Schedule the work with the appropriate person according to work load and priorities of projects
  • Provide ongoing management of the projects from start to finish with opportunities to inspect and field-certify
  • Assist engineers and designers in project design and workflow as needed.

Measures of your success will be your ability to strengthen the profitability of the department by increasing gross income and net profit, guarantee 100% customer satisfaction by whatever means necessary, develop a more efficient design, and continuously refine the management and quality assurance system.

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate will have strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought out results. Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is critical. You excel at developing new ideas and systems and analyzing and improving on established ones. Ability to spot and correct errors is important. Work is done expediently and professionally, while always focusing on accomplishing the goals and demanding the highest quality work from your team. You thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to lead and control multiple projects simultaneously.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • 2 years minimum experience in construction / structural / engineering fields
  • Excellent construction know-how of structural elements
  • Project Management experience is highly desired
  • Supervisory experience is highly desired
  • Computer savvy including:
    • Excel: intermediate (able to access templates, make updates, improve on file data base)
    • Word: intermediate (able to type your own letters)
    • Outlook: intermediate to advanced (daily use)
    • AutoCAD: basic to intermediate (good working knowledge with ability to open a file, edit and draw as needed)
    • Ability to work with a web based project management system for periods of time
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills
  • Basic understanding of Florida Building Codes
  • Engineering degree and engineer Intern license optional