Design Manager in Buffalo, NY at Volt

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Buffalo, NY
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Design Manager/Design Lead-12 mth. contract

Volt Technical Resources is seeking a Design Manager for an industry leader in the manufacturing of clean energy generation and storage products.  This is a long term position and it is for their Buffalo, NY location.


  • Oversee and own the execution of the full design and engineering effort for issue for bid (IFB) and issue for construction (IFC) design packages.
  • Proactively seek out and coordinate all technical and business need information required from the numerous customers and stakeholders and transform them into a scope of work (SOW) used to set a baseline for design.
  • Accurately communicate customer design scope to engineering disciplines, which will allow the disciplines to:
    • Create project estimates
    • Create project schedules
  • Manage the following:
    • Design Scope Changes
    • Alignment of scope and schedule with client's design team.
    • Schedule changes and ensure they are reflected accurately in the project schedule.
    • Manage scope effectively to support highly dynamic design process and ensure engineering teams are completing milestones on time.
    • Develop design deliverables to support design drawings for construction.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or Architecture.  
  • Design or engineering experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of how design process’s and design reviews operate and are managed.
  • Knowledge of excel use and computer programming/scripting is a plus

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer