Engineering and Operations Manager

Montpelier, VA 23192

Posted: 03/29/2023 Job Number: 24268

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity with our client for a Manage of Engineering and Operations role in the utility distribution field outside of Richmond Virginia. This role will join a well-established firm expanding their reach in the Virginia market. The role will focus on overseeing the engineering distribution work for overhead and undergrounding engineering and distribution construction services.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership, analytical and interpersonal skills. They will possess a proven track record managing team members performing engineering and construction services primarily for overhead and underground distribution construction activities. He/she will report to the Regional Vice President.

Candidates should have the following attributes:
  • The ability to manage project design and construction for Mid Atlantic IOU’s, including an in-depth understanding of utility engineering technical requirements, tools, methods and OH/UG construction practices related to distribution facilities.
  • Ability to manage 3-10 design field engineers / techs and 20-60 distribution construction personnel including Groundmen through Supervisors.
  • Have a working knowledge of latest CAD and IOU design tools and customer standards
  • Proven ability to Review and manage projects from concept to construction package to completion, including planning and budgeting design, resources, time, materials, delays, permits, safety, training, quality control, utility customer interaction, cleanup, risk mitigation, cleanup, completion and billing.
  • Proven success maintaining and improving performance and efficiency through process analysis and improvement including partnering initiatives to effectively manage the company’s resources.
  • Must demonstrate and understand the importance of safety, training and quality control in the industry and be a strong champion of the company’s safety and training programs.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil)
  • PMP Certification highly preferred or proven years of experience
  • 5 plus years managing power distribution and field engineers
  • Understanding of CAD and Design Tools
  • Virginia PE Highly Preferred
Pay rate: $100k-$130k

This is a direct hire position.

Location:  Montpelier, VA 23192  

Hours: M-F, 8AM-5PM

For consideration, please send your resume to or call (678) 802-6623.

Meet Your Recruiter

Shelly Benmuyal
Technical Recruiter

Shelly is originally from Brazil and graduated from Universidade Paulista with a B.S. degree in Psychology.   In 2014 Shelly moved to Atlanta, GA to begin her career in recruiting where she worked as an IT Recruiter and Account Manager.  Shelly enjoys connecting with professionals, learning about their career goals and matching them with the positions they want.  Shelly joined Selectek as a Technical Recruiter in June of 2022.  In her free time, Shelly enjoys hiking and reading.

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