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- Architectural and Engineering Managers
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Also called : Civil Engineering Manager, Electrical Engineering Manager, Engineering Director, Engineering Group Manager, Engineering Program Manager, Mechanical Engineering Manager, Process Engineering Manager, P
What they do
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
- Active Listening
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Speech Clarity
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Deductive Reasoning
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;
Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Social Orientation
Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
- Concern for Others
Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Analytical Thinking
Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Stress Tolerance
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Access software
- Accounting software
- Analytical or scientific software
- Application server software
- Business intelligence and data analysis software
- Calendar and scheduling software
- Cloud-based management software
- Computer aided design CAD software
- Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
- Configuration management software
- Content workflow software
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Extensive Preparation Needed
Graduate Degree or higher.
Extensive skills, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations.
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.