Architectural and Engineering Managers
SOC: 11-9041.00

Description:

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


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Alternate Titles:

  • Architect Manager
  • Architectural Job Captain
  • Chief Design Branch
  • Chief Design Engineer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Petroleum Engineer
  • Chief, Engineering Division
  • Civil Engineering Manager
  • Director of Engineering
  • Director of Product Development
  • Electrical Engineering Director
  • Electrical Engineering Manager and Product Development Project Manager
  • Electronics Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Design Manager
  • Engineering Group Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Program Manager
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Engineering Research Manager
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Environmental Engineering Manager
  • Facility Designer
  • Global Engineering Manager
  • Health Safety Manager
  • Highway Administrative Engineer
  • Manufacturing Chief Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Mechanical Engineering Director
  • Mechanical Engineering Manager
  • Principal Engineer
  • Process Engineering Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Development Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Engineer and Manager of Design Services
  • Project Engineering Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Prototype Engineer Manager
  • Research Development Manager
  • Research Manager
  • Safety Director
  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • Senior Program Manager
  • Supervisory Civil Engineer
  • Transmitter Engineer-in-Charge
  • Waterworks Chief Engineer


  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.

    Education:

    Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

    Job Training:

    Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures.
  • Plan or direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, or repair of facilities or equipment.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to clients.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Administer highway planning, construction, or maintenance.
  • Direct the engineering of water control, treatment, or distribution projects.
  • Develop or implement programs to improve sustainability or reduce the environmental impacts of engineering or architecture activities or operations.
  • Evaluate environmental regulations or social pressures related to environmental issues to inform strategic or operational decision-making.
  • Evaluate the environmental impacts of engineering, architecture, or research and development activities.
  • Identify environmental threats or opportunities associated with the development and launch of new technologies.
  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, or contracts.
  • Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand.
  • Direct recruitment, placement, and evaluation of architecture or engineering project staff.
  • Review, recommend, or approve contracts or cost estimates.
  • Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for engineering and technical work.
  • Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, or purchasing of materials or services.
  • Establish scientific or technical goals within broad outlines provided by top management.
  • Solicit project support by conferring with officials or providing information to the public.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate survey work with other project activities.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Desktop computers
  • Drawing tablets
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Personal digital assistants PDA
  • Scanners
  • Tablet computers
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LifeCycle ES
  • Agile Product Lifecyle Management PLM
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Apache Maven
  • Apache Pig
  • Apache Solr
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk Buzzsaw
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Autodesk VIZ
  • Bentley MicroStation
  • C#
  • C++
  • Cisco Systems IOS software
  • Computer aided design and drafting software CADD
  • Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA software
  • Delcam PowerMILL
  • Drawing and drafting software
  • ESRI ArcView
  • Extensible markup language XML
  • Geographic information system GIS software
  • Geometric CAMWorks
  • HEC RAS
  • HEC-1
  • Hewlett-Packard HP SolidDesigner
  • Inventory management software
  • JavaScript
  • Kronos Workforce Timekeeper
  • LAMP Stack
  • Linux
  • LSA Visual Easy Lean
  • Made2Manage software
  • Maintenance scheduling software
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
  • Minitab software
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL software
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
  • Node.js
  • NoSQL software
  • Objective C
  • Open Mind hyperMILL
  • Oracle Java
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management software
  • PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
  • PostgreSQL software
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Pro-E CAD software
  • PTC Creo Parametric
  • Puppet
  • Python
  • Realization Streamliner
  • RTA Fleet Management
  • Ruby on Rails
  • SAP software
  • Scheduling software
  • SolidWorks CAD software
  • Splunk Enterprise
  • Spreadsheet software
  • SPSS software
  • Structured query language SQL
  • The Gordian Group PROGEN Online
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
  • UNIX
  • Verilog
  • Water surface pressure gradient WSPG software
  • Web browser software
  • Wireshark
  • Word processing software
  • Workflow software


  • management


    industry stats

    SOC: 11-0000

    Total Employed: 6,936,990

    Average Annual Salary: $115,020