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Electrical Engineering Manager

Electrical Engineering Manager

The Electrical Engineering Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the electrical engineering department. This position provides technical and project leadership using hands-on approaches while exercising tactical flexibility while focused on the strategic goals.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains the electrical engineering and test technician staff.
  • Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
  • Engages in all leadership trainings, meetings, and initiatives.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Leads and coordinates various electrical engineering functions and operations; including specification reviews, drawing reviews, testing, and research and development of new and existing product lines.
  • Facilitates communication among clients/customers and electrical engineers, ensuring specifications, budgets, and deadlines are clearly communicated and understood. 
  • Assigns Electrical Engineering personnel to projects and tasks, as required, manages team’s performance, and proactively assists his/her direct reports to meet project goals and schedules.
  • Serves as an overarching manager for multiple projects, creating timelines and cost projections, organizing collaborative meetings, and ensuring projects comply with specifications, timelines, and budgets. 
  • Actively coordinate the definition of design inputs, the creation of the design descriptions and specifications.
  • Leads by example in implementing current designing tools, practices, processes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews work and projects for technical accuracy.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains administrative policies, procedures, and standards. 
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends, developments, technologies, materials, and best practices; applies this knowledge to continually improve product lines and production efficiency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of protection and control systems and logic for high voltage substations
  • Knowledge of medium voltage switchgear protection and overall switchgear functionality.  
  • Knowledge of low voltage systems for substation control buildings both for AC and DC power. 
  • Knowledge of ANSI, IEEE, NEC and other industry applicable standards and codes
  • Knowledge of power system analysis and associated calculations
  • Familiarity with power system components and their application/specification
  • Must have excellent organization, supervisory, managerial and leadership skills to manage a team of engineers and technical staff.
  • Familiarity with ISO policies and safety regulations
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Must have proven multitasking skills and can work in fast-paced, high demand environment.
  • Must have excellent analytical and computational skills.
  • Be results driven
  • Excellent budgeting and cost containment skills.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement
  • Familiarity with computer aided design tools including AutoCAD
  • Ability to gather, analyze and summarize data in order to draw rational, fact-based conclusions

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of related engineering experience
  • Minimum 3 years of managerial experience and/or proven leadership skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse the production floor as needed.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Job Function : Manufacturing

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