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Engineering and Operations Manager

Richmond, VA 23220

Posted: 03/24/2023 Job Number: 24180

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity with our client for a Manager of Engineering and Operations role in the utility distribution field outside of Richmond Virginia. This role will join a well-established firm expanding its 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.
Candidates should have the following attributes:
  • The ability to manage project design and construction for Mid Atlantic IOUs, 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 project management experience
  • Understanding of CAD and Design Tools
  • Virginia PE Highly Preferred
  • 5 plus years managing power distribution and field engineers
Pay range: $100,000 - $130,000
Location: Montpelier, Virginia

If you're interested in this Engineering and Operations Manager position, call Jesslin Ward at 678-802-6626 or email jward@selectek.com. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jesslin Ward
Technical Recruiter

Jesslin is from North Georgia and graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Hospitality. While working in the hospitality field, she realized her love of human resources and transitioned to a career in HR before finally ending up as a technical recruiter at Selectek. Outside of work, she is an avid reader of mysteries and thrillers and enjoys trivia, family game nights, traveling and hiking with her husband, Scott, and Chihuahua-mix, Mateo.

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