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Electrical Engineering Department Manager

Akron, OH 44308

Posted: 09/28/2023 Job Number: 27069

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Department Manager in Akron, OH. In this role, you will oversee hiring and all other aspects of the Electrical Department. This is a hybrid work-from-home position. You must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the United States to be considered.
  • 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 in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience with Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Polymers/Resins compounding, and/or 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 through 35kV   
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $115,000 - $165,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114 lfelcyn@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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