Structural Engineering Manager

Posting Location: PA - Canonsburg, PA - Pittsburgh
# of openings: 1


Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion. 

Position Title:  Structural Engineering Manager

Position Summary

Lead technical teams and projects to ensure the successful practice of structural engineering at Crown Castle. Collaborate with peers to achieve effective solutions and optimum business results. Foster a leadership focused environment that encourages performance, growth, and satisfaction for employees.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead technical teams and projects including hiring, coaching, goal determination and setting, performance reviews, termination, rewards determination, and training/development.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through timely, high quality service.

  • Identify key opportunities for process improvement, consistency and/or cost reduction concentrating on the Engineering, Asset Management, and Tower Operations processes.

  • Develop and propose project plans and budgets for approval.

  • Develop standards, scopes of work, and technical directives.

  • Lead data analysis and data quality efforts with corporate and regional personnel. 

  • Collaborate with other managers in developing of Crown policy, procedures, standards, and directing execution of business plans.

  • Lead development of user requirements for tools and automation related to Engineering functions.

  • Lead support efforts to test new tools and train users to ensure timely and effective implementation.

  • Direct project execution to completion; ensure that process improvement/cost reduction objectives are met on time and within budget.

  • Manage direct reports, subcontractors and other resources as needed for the project execution.

  • Track and report progress and variances.  Develop methods and procedures to capture and track critical engineering issues on an ongoing basis.

  • Interface with outsource vendors of engineering and specialty construction services.

  • Train and develop field personnel.  Provide technical support to Assets and Field personnel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Civil Engineering or equivalent

  • Registered Professional Engineer preferred

    Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Five (5) years of wireless or related work experience

    Other Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability in achieving high customer satisfaction results

  • Ability to work in a deadline intensive environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to analyze data and make estimates and projections

  • Proven understanding of structural engineering and tower operations practices and engineering approach to problem solving

  • Proven ability to write/prepare technical documentation and related communications appropriate for all levels of the organization

  • Able to provide effective feedback to peers and subordinates.

  • Seeks constructive feedback from all appropriate levels of organization and able to foster subsequent improvement

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Working Knowledge of drafting practices and CAD (AutoCad, current version)

  • Ability to design processes through structured consensus building, mapping and modeling

  • Knowledge of ANSI/TIA/EIA 222

  • Knowledge of structural design, construction and related standards

  • Knowledge of National Fire Protection Association Codes (NFPA), including:

         a.  Code 54 National Fuel and Gas Code

         b.  Code 58 LP Gas Code

         c.  Code 70 National Electrical Code

    Organizational Relationship

    Reports to:  Director Engineering

    Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable):  Engineering Supervisors, Design Engineers, Project Engineers, Senior Project Engineers

    Working Conditions:  Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

    Additional Information:  N/A

Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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