Architectural & Engineering Managers

Also called: Engineering Director, Engineering Program Manager, Project Engineering Manager, Project Manager,



What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
On the job, you would:
  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • product and service development
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Business
  • management

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilities

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base management system software
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Elasticsearch
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk Revit

Education

Education: (rated 5 of 5)
  • bachelor's degree
  • master's degree
usually needed

Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$144,830
$92,510
$0

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

On the job, you would:
  • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in architecture or engineering projects.
  • Direct, review, or approve project design changes.
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • product and service development
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Business
  • management

SKILLS

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

ABILITIES

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation

TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base management system software
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Elasticsearch
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk Revit

EDUCATION

Education: (rated 5 of 5)
  • bachelor's degree
  • master's degree
usually needed

JOB OUTLOOK

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$144,830
$92,510
$0

EXPLORE MORE