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Structural Engineer - Project Manager, New Design

Company: SK&A Structural Engineers
Location: Potomac
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:


Position: Project Manager (PM)

Location: Potomac, MD or Washington, DC

Type: Full-Time, Regular, Exempt

When you join the SK&A team, you'll immediately be part of something bigger, part of a workforce that is continually transforming the region through a broad variety of unique and significant projects. You'll be part of giving back to the community through programs like athletic games with JDRF, building gingerbread structures in Gingertown, and run/walkathons to support St. Jude's. You'll be connected with your coworkers in a "work hard, play hard" environment that enjoys frequent social gatherings from "Ice Cream Fridays" and holiday parties to game nights and company picnics. You'll be supported in your career growth with our mentorship and professional development programs. In short, you'll be a vital, valued member of a company determined to equip you for growth and success.

SK&A is seeking personable, team-focused, highly motivated, organized and results driven Project Manager to join our award-winning structural design team. The ideal candidate should have considerable experience with a variety of structural systems and market sectors including design of conventionally reinforced and post-tensioned concrete, steel structural systems and stick-built wood bearing wall construction experience (cold formed steel construction is a plus) for multi-family, mixed-use, commercial, institutional, hospitality and industrial facilities. Existing building adaptive reuse and renovation project experience is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaboration with internal staff, design team members, and owners, providing effective problem solving and solutions as needed to deliver the client's vision, meeting budget and schedule.
  • Effective personal time management and organizational skills as well as a good sense of task prioritization to achieve short- and long-term goals.
  • Prepare project specifications.
  • Lead, manage, and coordinate the structural team on commercial, institutional, multi-family residential and mixed-use bildings, utilizing a variety of structural systems including concrete, structural steel, wood, and cold-formed metal.
  • Oversee and contribute to the preparation of analysis and design calculations, and structural drawings on assigned projects.
  • Direct the development, coordination, and quality control of project Deliverables.
  • Manage and contribute to the Construction Administration (CA) phase services including shop drawing reviews, response to requests for information, periodic construction site observation, and occasional specialized structural inspections.
  • Effective delegation to, and direction, of project engineers, technicians, and administrative staff.
  • Quality Control reviews to ensure projects are complete, coordinated, and adhere to firm standards and level of quality.
  • Project financial success, including efficient utilization of staff and resources.
    • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Architectural Engineering, with structural concentration. Master's degree with emphasis in Structural Engineering preferred.
    • 6+ years of consulting structural engineering experience.
    • Ability to obtain PE licensure within 6-months. Active PE License in candidate's residing state preferred.
    • SE Licensure a plus.
    • Forward looking, proactive planner with proven ability to effectively manage multiple project assignments.
    • Strong leadership abilities, including a commitment to training and mentoring of others.
    • Willingness to adapt to the firm operational and technical standards and policies.
    • Proven ability to build relationships with clients, co-workers, and contractors.
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
    • Experience with project construction document quality control.
    • Good understanding of the architectural design process.
    • Experience with ETABS, RAM Concept, RAM Structural Systems, and Revit preferred.

      Commensurate with experience.


      Competitive benefits package, including 100% paid health coverage for employees, professional development allowance, profit sharing, flexible remote work, paid parental leave, and bi-annual bonuses.

      About SK&A

      SK&A is the largest single discipline consulting structural engineering firm in the region, with offices in Potomac, Maryland and Washington, DC. Our team provides a full spectrum of structural engineering services for public and private sector clients with a strong focus on proactive client service and sustainability. Our services include analysis and design of new buildings, renovation and repair of existing structures, and specialized services such as dynamic analysis for wind and seismic design as well as security and force protection issues, building envelope consulting and waterproofing.

      SK&A's extensive award-winning portfolio is comprised of projects within urban environments ranging from multi-story commercial, office, and mixed-use buildings to institutional, academic, retail, healthcare, and government facilities. Celebrating our 62nd Anniversary in 2022, our organization has a long reputation for success and is proud to be an integral part of some of the region's largest and most notable commercial development projects. We pride ourselves on our reputation for creative problem solving, and our long-term client relationships, built on an understanding of, and total commitment to achieving, our clients' goals and vision.


      Please apply via our website at www.skaengineers.com/careers to the Project Manager, New Design opening located in Potomac, MD or Washington, DC.

      SK&A is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: SK&A Structural Engineers, Potomac , Structural Engineer - Project Manager, New Design, Executive , Potomac, Maryland

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