Senior Engineering Manager

Seeking a highly experienced, hard-working and well-versed Senior Engineering Department Manager with both a strong practical and management background. Ability to read drawings and review design work is required.  Successful candidate has a minimum 15 years of hands-on experience including extensive field work in the Mechanical Engineering field with knowledge of steel construction, welding, fasteners, machining, bearings, wheels, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical systems and human factors.

 

Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of experience including extensive field work in the amusement industry working on roller coasters.  Candidate also must have a minimum of 10 years of management experience with overseeing a team of engineers.  Position is both Baltimore and Tampa area based.  Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements need not apply.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong personnel and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, strong written / verbal communication skills. Fluency in additional language(s) a plus.
  • Possess articulate, precise phone voice and have presentation / social skills to interact with vendors, management and clients.
  • Excellent typing and grammar skills.
  • Motivated team player while running the engineering department.
  • Mechanical / Electrical knowledge of amusement rides and specifically roller coasters.
  • Mechanical / electrical knowledge of transportation/conveyance systems a plus.
  • High proficiency (9/10) in MS Office Suite, AutoCAD, and SOLIDWORKS.  Knowledge of MS Project a plus.
  • Works well under pressure, willingness to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel on short notice.
  • Multi-tasker who is able to adjust to always changing priorities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Candidate will be responsible for the output of the engineering department.
  • Monitor action item lists and ensure deadlines are met
  • Coordinate with project administration team
  • Ensure continuity of work flow and accountability for task completion
  • Supervise time management of the engineering team
  • Conduct performance reviews of engineering team.
  • Must be willing to work long hours, including evenings and weekends, depending on workload.
  • Domestic and international travel is part of the normal working environment.  A current passport is required.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

A minimum education requirement of a B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering is required. M.S. and a P.E. License is a plus.   Please email resume and salary requirements to careers@premier-rides.com


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