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Engineering Manager, Stormwater

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Portland, OR



The Engineering Manager leads, motivates and manages multiple teams of Team Leads, Design Engineers, Design Techs, CAD Technicians, and other staff to provide exceptional engineering design and customer service with respect to Contech’s Stormwater product portfolio. Collaborates with Senior Management on vision and leadership of overall engineering processes and strategy.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Contech’s policies, values and strategies. Ensures that everyone is treated with dignity and respect providing an environment for success.  Clearly communicates expectations and accountabilities for performance helping employees see the link between individual performance and department/company achievement of its strategic plan.  Recognizes and rewards good performance and gives regular feedback.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Provides leadership and establishes team expectations.
  • A managing and technical expertise position that provides guidance and review of engineering designs (including water quality calculations, hydraulic design and sizing), solution determination, estimating and quotes for Stormwater product lines in given territory.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key individuals within the Engineering, Regulatory, Marketing/Sales and Operations teams.
  • Provides recommendations and assists with development and implementation of process improvement, efficiency tools, and overall strategy.
  • Leads and motivates the team to provide exceptional engineering and customer service.
  • Manages the staffing levels and performance of the team.
  • Maintains the desired balance between technical and commercial aspects of the business.
  • Ensures that workload is leveled among the team on an ongoing basis.
  • Cultivates a team environment.
  • Collaborates and partners consistently with peers and colleagues to ensure consistency of process, training, and performance management.
  • Provides mentoring and coaching for all team members.
  • Leads projects, manages risk, and resolves project challenges as necessary.
  • Establishes rapport with Contech customer service, operations, external regional sales and field marketing teams.
  • Models the organization’s values and performs according to organization competencies.
  • Interact with and provide recommendations, metrics, or other information to Senior Management when necessary.
  • Other duties assigned.



  • 4 year/Bachelor’s degree; required Major/Focus: Engineering

  • 5+ year’s relevant experience in similar industry (civil engineering, stormwater design, construction, technical product sales)
  • Effective and proven leadership skills.
  • Ability to motivate, develop, and direct groups of people.
  • Project management experience
  • Enthusiasm, energy, and passion for the business and achieving our goals.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Technical aptitude to understand the industry, products and customers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple demands and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong team relationships.
  • Team player; able to share thoughts openly, accept new ideas and get the job done in a highly interactive process.
  • Adaptable to change. Embraces change as an opportunity to improve.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, data base management software).
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.


  • Professional Engineering License
  • Stormwater industry knowledge













Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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