Job Title

Structural Section Manager (Manufacturing)

Positon Type

Position Summary

SSOE is currently searching for a Structural Section Manager to assist in leading our growing structural design team. Projects vary in size and will include Industrial, Manufacturing, Commercial and Institutional projects. Experience with AutoCAD, Revit & Navisworks as well as commercially available structural analysis & design software packages including STAAD, RISA 3D, RAM Structural System & RAM Elements is required. Good organizational skills and excellent verbal & written communication skills are essential in order to ensure success in this dynamic position.

This role is open for consider for the following office locations: Brentwood, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Huntsville, Alabama.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct Structural Engineering staff, including both Engineers and CAD/BIM Designers.
  • Will execute project work in compliance with Building & Material Codes, Standards and best practices and in accordance with the defined project execution plan, budget and schedule.
  • Work closely with Structural Department Manager to make staffing assignments based on talent and workload within the Section as well as the overall Department.
  • Administer the defined Quality Management procedures on all project work including performing Peer Reviews, Quality Control Reviews and other activities as required to result in consistent high-quality work product.
  • Will participate in various project tasks as needed.
  • Tasks include structural analysis and design utilizing various commercially available structural software packages.
  • Will review of BIM models, preparation of design drawings & specifications, review of shop drawings & submittals, perform site visits & structural jobs.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree
8+ years experience
OSHA 10/30-hour Construction Certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering (MS preferred).
  • PE (Professional Engineer) license in home state (SE preferred) with ability to obtain reciprocal licenses in other states if required.
  • Strong knowledge of Building Code, Material Standards, Load Standards and other design standards & criteria used on new building and renovation/retrofit projects.
  • Knowledge of design and detailing requirements for buildings and structures subjected to high-wind and high-seismic loads.
  • Familiarity with analysis & design of structures assigned to Seismic Design Category D is preferred.
  • Ability to utilize CAD/BIM tools including AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation and Navisworks to produce, coordinate and review project work (drawings & BIM models).
  • Proven ability to manage project work and staff, make critical decisions and execute in a dynamic and fast-moving environment are essential for success in this position.
  • Solid organizational skills. Also excellent verbal & written communication skills.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend us to a colleague.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email their request to for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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