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Company Description

SMITH-MIDLAND CORPORATION - www.smithmidland.com


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Job Location:
Midland, VA, United States
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Secondary Category:
Construction Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
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Innovative Mid-Atlantic precaster with three manufacturing facilities has an immediate opening for an Engineering Manager with structural design experience.


Provides leadership and technical expertise to all engineering functions of a major precast concrete producer.

Manages major projects from project coordination meeting to final completion to insure timely engineering, procurement, manufacturing, delivery and installation. Monitors and controls costs to achieve profitability goals.


Provides leadership in establishing the engineering culture of the company.

Establishes design and procedural standards for all matters pertaining to engineering and contract management. Automates and streamlines the same for optimum efficiency.

Provides engineering guidance and expertise to the company and engineering department to ensure that all company, industry and regulatory standards are met for our products and projects.

Is thoroughly familiar with applicable codes and industry standards and design practices for precast concrete products used in commercial, architectural highway and underground utility markets.

Controls all design functions including calculations, drafting and checking 

Participates in the development of new products and procedures


Manages the day to day activities of the engineering department, including design, contract management and general administration.

Supervises a staff of 6-10 including engineers, draftsmen, project managers and clerical.

Sets up and updates schedules, assigns resources and effectively follows up on progress to meet schedule deadlines.

Monitors engineering department productive output and quality to ensure optimum efficiency.

Project Management:

Interfaces with owners, architects, general contractors and subcontractors to design and effectively complete projects within time and cost constraints.

Uses planning tools to maintain satisfactory project progress.

Procures Engineering and drafting services from engineering subcontractors, and effectively directs and controls their work.

Assures preparation of all pertinent project documents, including erection drawings, structural calculations, job files, project submittals etc.

Keeps updated master files for the projects and implements effective engineering administrative procedures.

Cost Control:

Provides updated project costs to management.

Keeps SMC management routinely informed of project work progress, including quality and cost issues.

Documents all changes affecting cost, initiates field change orders. Advises Sales of significant changes to contract.

Confirm billing dates and submission of acceptable invoices by accounting.

Continuous improvement to eliminate defects, waste and improve workflow and processes

Member of the executive staff.

Reports to the Chief Operating Officer.


2 years experience as chief engineer or 5 years experience with 2 years as Assistant Chief Engineer or Project Manager.

Engineering degree, preferably in Civil or Structural Engineering.

Concrete precast experience, preferably Architectural and Utility precast.

Experienced in project management.

Good leadership, communication and people skills.

Good knowledge of computers – AutoCad 14, Excel, Word, Project Management, BIM

To apply, submit resume and application with salary requirements at:


and click on “Engineering Manager #13935

or call 540-439-3266 (Human Resources)

Equal Opportunity Employer 






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