What Makes a Great Design Engineer?

Posted by CDMG Team on Apr 25, 2019 12:29:11 PM
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What to Look for in a Design Engineer

Are you looking for a design engineer for your new commercial metal building project?

From inception to erection, an exceptional design engineer will monitor the project every step of the way.

From creating and imagining the first 3D digital representation, to communicating with the project manager, resolving any issues on the job site fast and efficiently.

No matter what industry you need to construct your new metal building for, a design engineer can help.

Keep reading below to find out what makes a great deign engineer and what qualities you need to look for in yours before hiring.

Best Design Engineers for Metal Buildings

Technically Skilled

Understands and utilizes 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) software.

This type of technology is essential when you are entrusting the design of your new metal building to an engineer.

You want to be able to see a 3D representation of your metal building before construction even begins. This visualization will help you determine if any changes need to be made or what specific modifications need to be implemented to meet your personal and professional needs.  

Unparalleled Creativity 

One of the most important qualities to look for in your design engineer is creativity.  

Metal buildings have a reputation for being plain, boring, and all around ugly, but they don’t have to be!

This is a huge misconception that is simply just not true. Many modifications and design aspects can be implemented to make your metal building aesthetically pleasing on the outside and inside.

A creative design engineer can not only make your new metal facility efficient for whatever industry you’re in, but also appealing to the eye.

The internal set-up and structure of your building is essential for productivity, so explaining your exact needs will be an integral part to your initial consultations with your designated design engineer.
How to Pick a Great Design Engineer

Team Player 

The design engineer is typically the first person to get their hands on the new construction project. They are the ones the have the creativity and vision to map out the buildings floor plan, aesthetic, metal framing, and more.

However, their job does not end at this beginning stage, it is important they stay involved throughout the entire project until completion.

They must be willing to actively communicate with the project manager and help ensure the manufacturing and construction process go smoothly.

If there is an issue during construction, they must be readily available to help solve the problem quickly and minimize any additional cost last minute changes may incur.

Design engineers plan and integral part in the new metal building construction, so being a team player and working well with others is an essential part of the job.  

Multi-Disciplinary Knowledge

No matter what type of metal building you require, our engineers have multi-disciplinary knowledge to help meet your exact needs and specifications.

There are many industries that utilize metal building kits for their operations, therefore, we value expertise and knowledge that spans many different businesses.  

Our engineers are multi-faceted and versatile in their design techniques.

When you choose a professional engineering company to design your new building, be prepared for the quality and integrative final result you will be more than impressed with.

What Makes a Great Design Engineer 

Persistence and Initiative

Some projects are more difficult than others, and it is important to choose a design engineer that is willing to persevere through the difficult stages of engineering process.

They need to rise to the occasion and take design challenges head on.

Finding new and creative ideas to increase usable space, productivity, and efficiency in your new construction project s a valuable trait in a design engineer.

Make sure the one you pick has the initiative to go above and beyond you design expectations, creating you a new facility to help you business thrive. 

Contact the Professional and Experienced Design Engineers at CDMG 

If you have a construction project that requires the expertise of a quality design engineer, CDMG is the right firm for you.

Our designers use the latest technology in Building Information Modeling and more.

Contact the experts now for your no obligation consultation, just click on the button below!

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