Structural Engineering Manager

Duluth, MN

Job Type


JBW Consulting Engineers is searching for a Structural Engineering Manager to join our team. Primary focal points for this position include leading the structural engineering and drafting efforts, day-to day management of the structural engineering department, managing client relationships, and project management.

Applicants should be familiar with applicable codes, best practices, QA/QC regimen, and performance standards and specifications. Up to 15% travel to project sites out of state is required. Strong communication skills with project team and clients are essential.

About the Role

About JBW Consulting Engineers

JBW Consulting Engineers is a consulting engineering firm with locations in Duluth/Hermantown, MN, Gillette, WY and Sheridan, WY that provides design and engineering services for clients in the industrial, energy, and infrastructure sectors across North America.

Our team’s broad experience includes successful engineering and design projects in wood products, oil and gas, mining, plastics, and substations/large power delivery. The JBW Team has successfully completed projects in over 10 states and provinces in North America, with project values ranging from less than $50,000 to greater than $150M.

JBW's Why and How

JBW cares, so we Create Sustainable Industry and Energy. Our goal is to help our client partners continue to have positive impacts on their communities for generations to come.

These positive impacts include stable careers, community and philanthropic support, better infrastructure, and more. These lead to global impacts including stable, safe, and more environmentally cautious supply chains for the products we enjoy and the energy our nations need to thrive.

JBW is conscientious and forward-thinking about the facilities we exist to serve. We are committed to keeping our client partners safe, efficient, profitable, compliant, and sustainable to reduce the possibility of offshoring, closing, or reducing capacity.

JBW’s success has been built on our core values of Relationships, Communication, Integrity, Innovation, and Sustainability. We pride ourselves on having “real-world” experience as many members of our team have backgrounds in construction or plant engineering. This experience gives us the insight to fully understand our client’s problems and provide practical and sensible solutions.

The ideal candidate for this Mechanical Engineering Manager position will bring these values to our team along with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to Create Sustainable Industry and Energy.

JBW's Specialties

  • Equipment Support Steel & Foundations

  • Pump & Piping Support

  • Platforms & Equipment Access

  • Specialty Structural Analysis

  • Building Structural Analysis


  • Supervise a team of junior Project Engineers and Designer/Drafters

  • Develop detailed structural designs

  • Conduct field visits to ensure construction achieves design intent

  • Represent project stakeholders at meeting and conduct meetings when required

  • Ability to work on and manage several projects concurrently

  • Familiarity with applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards      and specifications


  • Proven track record as a structural project engineer

  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD or Revit

  • Advanced MS Office skills

  • Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards

  • Ability to work with multiple discipline projects

  • Project management and supervision skills

  • Decision making ability and leadership skills

  • PE required

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • BS degree in Structural Engineering or related field