A/E Design Manager

Severna Park, MD

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: real_street-2467 Pay Rate: $175k - $180k

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for an A/E Design Manager. This individual will support our client, a facility engineering and design company supporting federal and local government agencies. The position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match.

Job Responsibilities

The A/E Design Manager will become the leader of our client’s engineering design team in Severna Park, MD. The A/E Design Manager will manage multiple simultaneous A/E design projects and is responsible for profitability of the design engineering group.

Responsibilities of the A/E Design Manager include:

  • Leading design teams, delivering commercially based design solutions and managing the various deliverables
  • Scoping and packaging the work, plus managing and controlling the design process from preliminary solutions through the construction phase
  • Working with managers, project engineers and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules and clear project delivery plans
  • Working closely with federal clients, leading and managing the development of the design scope through the lifecycle from inception to construction completion
  • Driving innovating solutions during bid and delivery phase
  • Undertaking regular coordination/design reviews with the design and federal teams to actively manage change and ensuring timely submission of early warnings and change orders

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the A/E Design Manager include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Professional Engineering registration
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing “at risk” design projects
  • Strong technically based leadership skills with proficient understanding of multi-engineering disciplines and technical design standards
  • Experience preparing A/E cost proposals
  • Strong project management skills
  • Broad knowledge of construction, design and management of federal facility projects and/or medical AE design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of applications
  • Ability to travel to project sites, bid meetings and kick-off call meetings as needed


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & long term disability insurance

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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We have had an eight-year relationship with RealStreet on a number of federal construction management contracts. They have been extremely responsive to our needs, helping us fill a variety of construction services positions, often with short notice. They have been a reliable and responsive partner, and we can always count on them to quickly deliver Read More…

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