Director of Engineering & Technical Services

UT - Orem

Posting Date

11/28/2022

Report to

Multi-Site Operations Manager

FLSA Status

Exempt

Get ready to grow with us!

Geneva Pipe & Precast is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Director of Engineering & Technical Services to join our Geneva Pipe & Precast team in Orem, UT.

 

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

 

Our Values:

  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.

 

ABOUT THE JOB:   

Provide all structural/civil engineering support for all Geneva Pipe plants and personnel necessary for the promotion, sale and manufacturing of precast concrete products.  This requires extensive drawing work with AutoCAD along with the ability to develop a thorough understanding of the structural design requirements of all products the company manufactures.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure all engineered products meet or exceed safety requirements and specifications
  • Develop and implement concrete mix designs that meet product specifications as well as control costs
  • Provide stamped structural designs for full range of precast products manufactured by Geneva Pipe including pipe, box culverts, catch basins, manholes, wingwalls and other precast concrete products
  • Provide timely line layout, project details and submittal packages to the manufacturing facilities and sales personnel for compliance with the project requirements.
  • Review contract specifications and plans for bidding purposes and to prepare detailed takeoffs and plans when necessary
  • Perform design of products as necessary to support projects as requested by project coordinators, sales and manufacturing. This includes preparation of detailed structural design calculations and drawings sufficient for product approval and manufacturing
  • Develop and implement concrete mix designs that meet product specifications as well as control costs
  • Must embrace and support core values Accountability, Commitment and Teamwork
  • Provide safety leadership to their team through application of company safety practices and policies
  • Prepare line layout drawings for pipe and box culvert projects, including all interface details with existing structures and details for wyes, tees, fittings as necessary for submittal to contractors/owners and as required for manufacturing to produce the products.
  • Ability and initiative to become knowledgeable with design concepts and theory for all current products including pipe, box culverts, manholes and rubber gasket joints
  • Ability to learn and apply design concepts for any new products company acquires including retaining walls, three sided structures, etc. as necessary to support corporate growth
  • Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common Safety, Production, and Lean documents.
  • Ability to effectively present information to and work with all levels of Geneva Pipe, a Northwest Pipe employees
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Excellent communications, relationship-building, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong computer skills necessary. Advanced MS office skills and statistical software packages (Minitab etc.).
  • Thorough understanding of multiple business areas to include: Safety and Quality Control, Operations, Supply Chain, and Engineering.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in structural/civil engineering, and a minimum of four years of relevant experience
  • Experience and proficiency with AutoCAD.
  • Utah PE with ability to obtain registration in NV, AZ, WY within 6 months maximum.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite.

 

Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be meet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require working outside of standard office hours, weekend, or evening work.

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Physical Activity

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Standing/Sit: Remaining upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to type.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularity for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers such as moving a mouse and typing.

Up to 2/3 of the time:

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm to operate a mouse, phone, computer, and other office machines.

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward downward or outward.
  • Kneeling/Crouching: Position self to look under or around equipment or areas of production
  • Stooping: Positions self to lift items off the floor.
  • Reaching: Grabbing things from a distance above or from the side.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects from position to position.

 

Physical Requirements

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force to constantly lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, including the human body.

 

Visual Acuity

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

 

Vision Requirements:

Over 2/3 of the time the worker is required to have:

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Up to 2/3 of time the worker is required to have:

  • Distance vision (clear feet at 20 feet or more)
  • Ability to adjust visual focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

 

Weather Conditions

The worker is subject to both environmental conditions throughout their day: activities occur inside the office environment and outside in production or the yards.

 

Noise Levels

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Moderate noise to loud noise when in production
  • Quiet conditions when working in the office

 

Personal Protective Equipment is required when in the Plant, Yard, or Construction Areas:

  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Steel-toed Boots
  • Hearing Protection
  • Reflective Vest

 

Sounds Like You?

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