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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​Located around 100 miles southwest of Berlin, Leipzig is Germany’s eighth most populous city with an estimated population of 597,000. Leipzig covers an area of 114 square miles and is known as a trade city since the time of the Roman Empire. Leipzig has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;

Rail tunnel project

A major engineering project in the industrial city of Leipzig is set to transform transport links in both the urban area and south-east Germany. The new city tunnel will end the inefficiency of reversals at a central terminus, improve connections, and provide interchanges with surface running buses and trams. This project will see a total of 1,500 jobs created and is estimated to cost in the region of €750m.

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