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Electrical Engineering Department Manager

Akron, OH 44308

Posted: 09/25/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 26978

Job Description

We have an immediate need for an Electrical Engineering Department Manager in the Akron, OH area. This is a direct hire opportunity.

Base salary is estimated at $115-165K, relevant to experience and education.

Job Description:
  • Interacts with management staff to schedule department personnel and resources
  • Conducts performance reviews, provides mentoring, determines training needs, participates in interview and hiring process as related to department personnel, encourage and develop intangible skillsets among department members (e.g., dependability, versatility, emotional intelligence, self-awareness, etc.)
  • Reviews and maintains department procedures, standard drawings, and software-based tools
  • Utilize and encourage improvements and problem-solving in design and drafting to increase productivity, maintain quality and improve project schedule and/or cost
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members, other departments, suppliers, contractors, and clients
  • Performs as lead electrical engineer on single or multi-discipline projects, directing the work of personnel and ensuring all standards are monitored.  
    • Design and specification of transformers, motor control centers, switchgear, power and control panels, generators, grounding systems, lighting systems, security and fire alarm systems, heat tracing systems and related industrial plant systems.
    • Perform basic power system equipment commissioning and start-up in the field
    • Review supplier quotations and create bid tabulations
  • Reviews department calculations and documents, inter-department check sets and submittals to verify compliance with all company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Assists in developing resolutions to field design/constructability issues
  • Provide professional seal for governmental permitting procedures
  • Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university 
  • Ten (10) or more years working in at least three (3) of the following service areas: Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Polymers/Resins compounding, and Manufacturing
  • Fluent knowledge of all facets of industrial power systems including project execution including conceptualization, funding, design, construction, and commissioning
  • Thorough working knowledge of industrial power and lighting systems and industrial control systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Navisworks, AutoCAD MEP and Revit software
  • Possess a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 30, NFPA 497, NFPA 499, IEEE 1584, Building Codes and NFPA70E
  • Experience with power systems, overcurrent protection, protective relaying, power system device coordination, Arc Flash Studies, control wiring schematic diagrams and detail control drawings
  • Ability to specify power system distribution equipment thru 35kV  
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license and Industry related training certification(s) preferred

Meet Your Recruiter

Nick Donofrio
Account Manager

Bringing 15 years of industry experience to Selectek, Nick has the know-how and passion to serve our clients as an account manager.

Nick was born and raised in the Rochester, New York area. In the early summer of 1998, after earning his BA in Communications from SUNY Oswego, he decided to take a 16 hour road trip to Atlanta, GA and see what all the fuss was about. Fast forward to 2020, Nick still resides in the Metro Atlanta area. NASCAR, the Atlanta Braves and homemade sweet tea may have had a slight influence on his decision to stay.

Nick has found the staffing industry to be a good match for his personality type. He gets paid to talk on the phone, take clients out to lunch and feels a true sense of pride when he can provide a viable solution to his client’s needs. He is excited to be a part of the Selectek family and enjoys the company of his co-workers.

When not in the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his family, playing in a Rec Soccer league and playing a few video games here and there.

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