The engineering supervisor is responsible for overseeing operations in the engineering department. He/She ensures all operations meet budget needs, project goals, specifications, and regulatory guidelines. He/She ensures that machinery, equipment, and utilities are functioning properly. Besides that, he/she oversees validation, parts procurement and management, calibration, permit maintenance, and engineering operating standards, among others.
Also, he/she schedules and delegates tasks to subordinates, evaluates existing operating procedures and establishes new procedures as required. Additionally, he/she supervises the management of the facilities. Engineering supervisors prepare the department's budget and monitor budget expenditures. They also review staffing and administrative services.
For this position, applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in an engineering field. You must have at least three years of relevant work experience. You must possess communication, physical dexterity, and problem-solving skills. Engineering supervisors make an average salary of $105,525 per annum. This ranges between $69,000 and $161,000.