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Regional Engineering Manager - Houston, TX

Houston, TX, US, 77048

Oldcastle Infrastructure
P&P - Mountain West



Job ID:  460000



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.


Position Summary


  • The Regional Engineering Manager shall oversee all Engineering, Drafting and Quality Control operations at Oldcastle’s Houston Plant (precast and pipe). The Regional Engineer Manager shall work on various engineering and technical projects, as well as continuous improvements in manufacturing. These projects and duties can vary greatly based on the current needs of the plants.

  • This position will require a Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with structural design experience, and the ability to prepare and stamp calculations (within 18 months of hire) for precast and pipe products. The Regional Engineering Manager must demonstrate the ability to work with specifiers and owners to get our precast products incorporated into project designs.  He/she will also need experience in managing Engineers, Drafters and Quality Control personnel. 

  • The manager should be able to demonstrate presentation skills to work comfortably in front of a group. There will be occasional overnight travel to other plants, job sites and meeting/seminar locations across Tennessee and Kentucky as needed by current projects being worked on. Typical travel time is approximately 25%.


Essential Duties


  • Manage product design, calculations, drawings, estimating, quotes, production, delivery and installation of precast and pipe products

  • Assist Plants with Engineering design and production; and improvements to design and production processes

  • Manage Engineers, CAD and QC Departments to run effectively

  • Oversee Drafting Department to improving efficiency and quality of drawings

  • Develop and provide information on Best Practices in the Engineering and Production Departments (rebar reduction, form improvements, efficiency improvements, mix designs, etc.)

  • Oversee the Quality Control/Quality Assurance Programs for both plants.  Provide guidance and broad direction to the QC personnel

  • Provide technical assistance and perform technical sales presentations in front of a group

  • Provide engineering and development to new and existing products using design programs such as SAP 2000, RISA 3D, AutoCAD, Excel spreadsheets, Mathcad, etc.


Qualifications (Education/Experience) and Required Skills


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical or Structural Engineering

  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineering (PE) in the state of Tennessee and Commonwealth of Kentucky, within 18 months of hire date

  • Minimum of 24 months of structural design experience (concrete preferred) and minimum of 12 months of management related work experience

  • Must possess the ability to read and interpret drawings and be able to perform structural designs for such products as box culverts, bridges and specialty structures

  • Must be able to use a variety of computer programs, including AutoCAD, FEA, Word, MathCAD, Excel

  • Must have good organization and communication skills

  • Must be able to interact with customers, managers, engineers, drafters and other employees to resolve engineering and management related issues

  • Must be a problem solver and detailed-oriented person

  • Needs to be a “hands on” personality who can deal with going from an office environment to a plant of field environment

  • Ability to learn the Oldcastle management structure and MIS system as necessary


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Sep 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Drafting, Regional Manager, Engineering Manager, Structural Engineer, CAD, Engineering, Management