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Director of Engineering


Greenville, South Carolina (SC), US, 29615 Charlotte, North Carolina (NC), US, 28208

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1129



About Day and Zimmermann

No problem is too challenging or complex for Day & Zimmermann Maintenance and Construction (DZMC) because We do what we say! ® We’re here to make life easier for plant owners in the Power, Chemical, and Industrial markets. With our wide-ranging capabilities and long-standing industry experience, we deliver innovative solutions and seamless processes that effectively manage all aspects of the plant life cycle. It’s no wonder we’re the #1 maintenance services provider in the United States. Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customer’s power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Director of Engineering to join our Day & Zimmermann team.


Accountable for all engineering functions within Maintenance & Construction. Responsible for providing technical resources as necessary to support the Business Development and Operational/Project needs for the planning, management and execution of projects within engineering. Broad base of project execution knowledge and experience for EP and EPC projects.

As the Director of Engineering, here’s the work you’ll do:

• Direct and manage the office workload for engineering. Ensure sufficient EPC competencies and capabilities to respond to current and expanding markets and workload. Manage non-billable time and costs within the annual budget

• Responsible for all engineering activity (cost, schedule, quality, utilization, recruiting etc.) in assigned office and/or site. Ensure appropriate staffing is available for all projects within the office and/or site

• Assist business development in proposal preparation and market sectors in strategic planning. Maintain skills, certifications and PE license matrix for engineering

• Drive innovation across engineering in execution and technology. Actively develop, recruit and maintain subject matter experts in current and expanding markets

• Provide discipline, direction and focus in support of business needs. Drive the definition and use of established standard procedures within disciplines measuring progress and rewarding success

This role is for you if you have these skills:

• Broad base of knowledge in engineering and design across all disciplines

• Broad base of project execution knowledge and experience for EP only and EPC projects

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

And if you have these qualifications:

• Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering

• 15+ years of experience

• Registered PE or 20+ years of experience



In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $163,680 - $245,520. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees, and it shows. Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:


• Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery

• Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)

• Hearing

• Talking

• Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time

• Ability to read/write complex documents in the English language

• Capacity to reason and make sound decisions

• Capacity to express thoughts orally

• Ability to regularly perform all job functions at company’s office or work site


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Ashley Mitchell

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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