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19002284 Requisition #

This construction engineer supports managers of Architectural Support Services in developing policies and processes that provide world-class service for customers requiring technical support information.  This construction engineer is a senior team leader who leads architectural engineering teams to ensure customer requests are prioritized and handled quickly and satisfactorily.


If you are looking for an opportunity to do the work your most proud of and lead others, this is the position for you.  Apply online at www.pella.com/careers.  


Essential job duties and responsibilities for this construction engineer may include the following: 

  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling the use of Pella products in moderate to high-risk/complex applications in order to significantly reduce corporate long-term exposure.
  • Responsible for development of specialized methods of installation and custom "installation accessories" including initial concepts, testing and final application.
  • Communicates needs across the organization for standard product design and offering improvements in response to industry needs and changes.
  • Works with cross-functional team in support of updating and improving product application information.
  • Provides product performance and application analyses, structural engineering and water management design requirements needed relative to architectural plans and specs, codes and standards for highly complex project specific window and door installation systems and applications in all Pella domestic and international markets. 
  • Responsible for leading teams of architectural engineers, technicians and drafters to develop and implement installation designs into high quality bid submission and installation shop drawing documents to avoid liability to Pella Corporation and the sales organization.
  • Works with product teams, corporate engineering and IT in the development of standardized charts and/or computer programs that will enhance the usability of information needed to properly specify Pella products in various applications. 
  • The scope of influence of this position spans field sales and technical representatives, architects/design engineers, end customers, Pella engineering, product development, manufacturing, quality, IT, and material vendors for all Pella Divisions.  
  • Influential leadership skills are necessary when prioritizing, planning, and implementing projects. The ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration with each of these groups.

Essential job qualification and requirements for this construction engineer may include the following:

  • Four-year degree in Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering or five-year Architecture Degree
  • Experience in higher-end residential or light commercial / institutional construction.  7+ years of architectural or engineering experience
  • Ability to travel 10 to 15% sporadically to supervise initial window and door installations, design meetings with architects and building owners, field testing, and field technical sales training
  • Microsoft Office applications including Project, SharePoint, AutoCAD, Databases, ability to develop and improve the content and function of departmental CAD software and processes
  • Construction knowledge and current wall systems, structural background, industry knowledge, window and door installation methods
  • Registered Architect or Professional Engineering License preferred
  • Occasional lifting of material up to 50 lbs. may be required.
 
SUPERVISING OTHERS:

Direct supervision of staff members including Architectural Engineers, Sr. Project Technicians and Drafters.

 
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.


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