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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​Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, which in 2020 had an estimated population of 635,640. Glasgow is the 4th largest city in the United Kingdom and the 27th largest city in Europe by population. Glasgow is recorded as the fifth most visited city in the United Kingdom and covers an area of 68 square miles. Glasgow has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

£400million City Deal regeneration projects

As part of this huge regeneration scheme, listed are some of the key projects and areas of focus, including regeneration work in the city centre; Sighthill and the canal area; in Collegelands, Calton and the Barras; on the Clyde waterfront and the West End; supporting growing businesses; and the Metropolitan Glasgow Strategic Drainage Partnership activities across the city.  

Barclays Glasgow Campus

This major riverside development, on the south bank of the Clyde, will be home to the banking giant's new Northern European hub, leading to the creation of around 2,500 jobs. Included in this huge project will be 300 residential apartments, with a roof terrace and commercial units.

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