Engineering Manager

Engineering Managers are responsible for overseeing, managing, planning, directing, and coordinating activities and projects for several engineering project management teams. They are involved in clean energy product design, development, production, and testing. They make final decisions and ensure the product is delivered on time and in budget.

EXAMPLE SCENARIO

The Engineering Manager of a large solar firm manages several teams of engineers working on various projects for different external customer requiring unique PV data monitor designs. The project managers from each team report to the Engineering Manager to give updates on the project progress. The Engineering Manager gives professional input and ensures each team’s needs are being met to keep each project’s progression steady and aligning with the firm’s objectives and customer’s expectations.

TYPICAL TASKS SRC

  • Supervise, lead, and motivate engineering project teams.
  • Ensure regulations, budgets, timelines, and workforce needs.
  • Implement and maintain overall engineering objectives and initiatives.
  • Determine staff, training, and equipment needs.
  • Check the technical accuracy of staff’s work.

EXAMPLE JOB TITLES SRC

Project Manager Engineering, Lead Engineer, Senior Project Manager, Field Engineer

MEDIAN PAY SRC

$84,555

EDUCATION & TRAINING LEVEL

Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree (recommended)

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3-5 years

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Analytical Skills, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Decision-Making Skills, Organizational Skills, Technical Skills, Management Skills

SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Project Manager, Division Cell Leader