Mechanical Engineering Manager

Mechanical Engineering Manager

Career Area: Engineering - Mechanical

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager to lead the Mechanical Engineering Department. Location could be in Knoxville, TN or Nashville, TN. This role coordinates work with Project Managers to assign technical resources on projects and has responsibility to manage direct reports in a way that results in positive business impact and a great employee experience.

Responsibilities for this position includes:
  • Leads mechanical design projects in a multi-discipline environment
  • Leads and facilitates a collaborative work environment and advances initiatives that support a positive workplace culture
  • Oversees the design of mechanical systems for Facilities' projects including industrial, commercial, federal, DOD, utility, and institutional facilities
  • Manages mechanical department employees including selection, development, and coaching for improvement
  • Manage workload of assigned staff
  • Develops and builds positive relationships with clients, direct reports, officials, contractors, and others
  • Provide mentoring for designers and support staff including technical advice, career development, time management and internal client coordination
  • Coordinate with staff to provide high quality work products and assist in business development activities from a technical standpoint
  • Reviews and provides feedback to engineers' specifications, calculations, documents, drawings, plans, and reports. May also complete these items if needed.
  • Attends key client meetings and presents specific mechanical design aspects
  • Supports and implements strategic and business planning activities
  • Additional responsibilities as needed


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification required
  • 10 years of experience
  • Management experience required, preferably in an Engineering consulting environment
  • Strong history of leadership and teambuilding
  • Active NCEES membership, preferred


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled