Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $115,410.00
Average Time to Fill 59 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 10 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 3,068
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage quality control activities
Direct green energy production operations
Direct development of guides, catalogs, support materials, and documentation
Manage industrial projects
Manage organizational facilities
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage building maintenance projects
Manage site preservation plan
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage project teams
Supervise engineering or other technical personnel
Direct civil engineering projects
Direct geological surveys
Lead engineering teams
Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities
Assign work to staff or employees
Delegate authority for engineering activities
Implement human resource programs

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Establish project teams
Approve changes to business processes
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Approve expenditures
Approve product design or changes
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Engineer systems, machinery, or equipment underwater
Implement company or staff policies
Follow safety procedures and regulations in architectual or engineering environments
Implement pollution control techniques
Solve engineering problems
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Determine project methods and procedures
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards

Thinking Creatively

Develop staff policies
Develop records management systems
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Establish employee performance standards
Establish architectural or engineering related performance metrics
Develop safety procedures and regulations
Develop energy projects to reduce utility costs
Write business project or bid proposals
Write computer programs or code

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Model operational processes
Analyze market conditions or trends
Analyze engineering design problems
Analyze engineering data
Determine regulatory limitations on project
Analyze impact of legal or regulatory changes
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Perform architectural, mapping, or drafting related research
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Identify environmental concerns

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Conduct meetings with clients and customers
Collaborate with employees to reduce costs
Collaborate with employees to improve organizational systems
Collaborate with organizational or team members to accomplish work
Collaborate with organizational members on business or operational matters
Confer with customers or users to assess problems
Respond to employee concerns
Confer with manufacturing personnel
Collaborate with stakeholders to incorporate requirements into contracts
Confer with scientists and other technical specialists

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate time or monetary resources needed to complete projects
Prepare cost estimates
Estimate construction project costs
Bid work projects
Estimate engineering project costs
Determine pump curves, size, and placement
Measure layout for construction projects
Estimate demand for products or services
Explore areas for oil or gas

Getting Information

Gather physical or topographical survey data
Conduct geological surveys
Review engineering data or reports
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review architectural, mapping, or drafting related codes and specifications
Read engineering related operating, service, or repair manuals
Evaluate environmental impact of operational or development activities
Obtain approval for project plans
Survey land or properties

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

Prepare quality management plan
Plan meetings
Develop plans for architectural, mapping, or drafting related programs, projects, or services
Plan activity and work schedules
Manage projects to keep within time, cost, and quality guidelines
Plan production processes
Plan study of work problems or procedures
Plan testing of engineering methods
Develop project contingency plans

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Customer Contact
Microsoft Project
Staff Management
Power Generation
Electrical Engineering

Related Licensing Requirements

Professional Engineer (18-0000000009)

Requirements for professional engineer registration includes graduating from an approved engineer curriculum followed by four years of experience. Other requirements include: Certification from the state where you passed your exams or your NCEES record. 5 references, of which 3 must be from Professional Engineers. Copies of transcripts. Paying the exam fee. Please consult with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for addition educational or exam requirements.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)

Engineer Intern (18-0000000126)

864 IAC 1.1-2-4 Engineering intern; education and work experience Authority: IC 25-31-1-7; IC 25-31-1-8 Affected: IC 25-31-1-12 Sec. 4. (a) The education and experience requirements of section 2 of this rule for professional engineer applicants apply for engineering intern applicants except that individuals with: (1) a baccalaureate degree meeting the course requirements of section 2(c) of this rule shall only be required to obtain two (2) years of work experience; (2) a master of science degree in an engineering discipline following a baccalaureate that is not in an approved engineering curriculum shall only be required to obtain one (1) year of work experience; and (3) the other degrees listed in section 2(b) of this rule shall not be required to obtain any work experience. (b) An individual who is enrolled as a senior in an engineering curriculum in a college or university in Indiana that has at least one (1) approved engineering curriculum may take the last EI examination offered prior to the individual's scheduled graduation. This subsection does not apply to any individual enrolled in any other baccalaureate degree program.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (3172343022)

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