What is an Engineering Manager?

The role of an Engineering Manager is to ensure key projects and engineering duties are fulfilled. They will be responsible for solving engineering issues and help with answering technical engineering questions on projects. An Engineering Manager will also be responsible for preparing reports on progress on construction projects.

Key skills to be successful as an Engineering Manager will include:

 

  • Great analytical and math skills

  • Incredible problem solving abilities

  • Collaborate with other teams

  • Manage teams of engineers

  • Ability to make quick decisions

What are the typical daily duties for an Engineering Manager?

From employer to employer the job description of an Engineering Manager can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Review Technical Documents

  • Manage Engineering Staff

  • Create Plans for Engineering Projects

  • Design Budgets, Schedules, and Staffing for projects

  • Inspect Progress of Projects

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​Barrie is a city situated in Toronto, Canada, which sits on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay. As of the census in 2016 the population was recorded at 141,434 and covers an area of approximately 38 square miles. Barrie has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Morrow Road reconstruction

Construction work on this $3.6m tender began in summer 2018 and included storm culvert, sewer and water main replacements and road surface improvements. The bulk of construction is done, though some utility work is planned over the duration of the winter. Surface asphalt will be added in late spring or early summer.

Duckworth Street reconstruction

This is the first of two phases in the reconstruction of Duckworth. The $2.7m tender on the first phase runs from St. Vincent Street to Melrose Avenue. Work was initially scheduled to begin this year, but the project was advanced due to poor road condition.

A new water main and sanitary and storm sewers, sidewalks and curbs are included in the work.

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