Posted: 12/16/2020
Spartanburg, SC

Tindall is currently hiring for a Design Supervisor. Our Design Supervisor is responsible for managing the design department and ensuring that all projects are completed on time and meet specifications by implementing, developing, sustaining and improving high quality design/drafting standards.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the work, including work assignments, performance evaluations and salary evaluations of the departments Designers.
  • Mentor incoming Designers, familiarizing them with Tindall Standards, operating procedures, etc. and discuss the Quality System, with emphasis on Price of Nonconformance.
  • Attend and contribute information to project kick-off meetings.
  • Conduct cursory check of all erection drawings for general conformance with contract drawings and review with Project Engineer.
  • Analyze projects and prepare a time management plan for completion dates.
  • Make complete checks of representative shop cards on all projects.
  • Utilize current shop card check lists to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Enforce the use of departmental established checking tools.
  • Collaborate with department personnel to develop/optimize checking techniques or any other accuracy enhancements.
  • Collect and evaluate repair work orders attributed to engineering or plant errors.
  • Work with Engineering Manager to assemble corrective action groups to address recurring rework items.
  • Maintain departments master drafting schedule and work closely with Engineering Manager to prioritize projects and production lines.
  • Collaborate with Production regarding forming constraints to drafting schedule.
  • Communicate extensively with Production Planning to ensure the Engineering department satisfies three-day lead time requirement.
  • Perform field observations as required as an engineering representative.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role may have no supervisory responsibilities but will be expected to be the mentor for all design personnel. The role may carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include assisting the Division Engineering Manager in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate Degree (A.A) in Drafting is required with at least 5 years of related experience at minimum and/or training in the precast industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-2 years of leadership experience is required. 10 years’ experience in drafting in Precast is highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • must have in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, 3-D Modeling, and technical writing.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and compose complex instructions, detailed correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to internal customers and other interested parties in the organization.
  • Must be functionally literate in the fundamentals of Geometry and Trigonometry.
  • Must be proficient in the utilization of fractions, percentages, and ratios & proportions.
  • Must have accuracy in computing areas and volumes.
  • Ability to deal with problems arising from errors or missing information on drawings during the production and erection phases of a project.

Core Competencies:

  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Project Management
  • Good Judgement
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Critical Thinking
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Leadership

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must:

  • Regularly sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • Frequently stand and walk.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Working Environment:

The job operates in a professional office environment with minimal noise levels.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Tindall is a zero-tolerance drug-free workplace. Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment and regular post-employment, random drug screens.

Tindall Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EEO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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Posted: 8/17/2020
South Beloit, IL

Do you drive by buildings and wonder, how’d they do that?  Do you look at a building and know how they did that?

Mid-States Concrete Industries is looking for an innovative, detail-oriented, highly motivated, and exceptionally positive Project Engineer (PE, SE, EIT) with precast concrete knowledge and experience.

The rock star Project Engineer is passionate and confident in their ability to work as a team to create a successful project – for multiple projects at a time.  The ideal candidate possesses top-notch leadership skills, awesome communication skills and the can-do attitude necessary to transform construction documents into the multi-family apartment building a newlywed couple calls their first home, while meeting deadlines.

We’re a team, so come with an excellent work ethic, integrity, and willingness to take initiative and speak up with your ideas.

A day in the life of a Project Engineer will include working with the team to start a project off right; asking the questions necessary to ensure the success of a project; sorting out all RFIs prior to beginning engineering; reviewing drawings, calcs, and piece tickets; generating computations; and working on three-to-five projects at a time.

A four-year degree in Civil Engineering or a related field is a must, as is precast knowledge.  The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running.

At Mid-States Concrete, we live The Mid-States Way every day and believe that being a little weird is a good thing, so a good sense of humor is a must.  Our vision is to change the world by being the safest and most innovative precast building company.  Are you the one to help us do that? Visit to learn more.

Project Engineer  

Job Summary:

This position has duties and responsibilities in the following areas: to prepare computations and be responsible for drawings for precast concrete components and structures while maintaining a primary focus on public safety, cost, and schedule.  To provide support and direction to project designers and project leaders in order to facilitate timely progress on assigned projects.  To work with and assist sales, production, quality control, project managers, field personnel, contractors, architects, and engineers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare structural computations for precast components, precast structures, and any associated connections.
  • Specify design requirements for precast components, precast structures, and any associated connections.
  • Submit RFIs as needed to complete the computations and needed to specify design requirements.
  • Check submittal drawings prepared by project designer for conformance with the intent of contract documents and the specified design requirements.
  • Check erection drawings prepared by project designer for release to production.
  • Check production drawings for conformance with erection drawings and specified design requirements.
  • Evaluate and resolve discrepancy reports.
  • Communicate with Project Team as necessary for successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Coordinate accurate estimated completion dates with Project Leaders and Project Managers.
  • Work internally with production, purchasing & installation team members to aid and resolve project issues.
  • Actively work with Senior Structural Engineer to create tools to increase productivity.
  • Any other duties, as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to prepare structural precast computations.
  • Understanding of building code requirements.
  • AutoCAD drafting skills.
  • Employee must be detail orientated.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Excellent understanding of construction processes (architectural drawings, details, and constructability).
  • Possess great organizational skills.
  • Be proficient with MS office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Be proficient with engineering software.
  • Exhibit a strong willingness to learn.
  • To obtain and maintain licensure as a Professional Engineer.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Have the ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to such tasks as structural analysis of building systems and components.

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