Department Manager

  • location: Hartford, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $1,000 - $2,000 per year
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Department Manager

Permanent position: Dynamic, national Engineering client is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead and direct their Substation Engineering Department based in Connecticut. Client offers excellent pay, performance bonus, stock options, robust benefits and excellent relocation package. *** total compensation is commensurate with experience ***

Responsibilities for the Department Manager
  • You will be responsible to build a team, grow the department in a dynamic and profitable manner based upon company's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service
  • Manage a group of 30-40+ Substation Engineers & Designers in support of high voltage electric substation engineering projects
  • You and your team will work on new substation design projects as well as capital projects on existing substations supporting clients throughout the USA
  • Monitor progress on projects and provide input into areas of concern and direction or redirection to enhance achievement of project schedules, productivity goals, budgets, and quality
  • Serve as a technical advisor, providing senior-level input and evaluation on substation engineering projects
  • Recruitment of Top Talent, development and retention of staff; mentor staff for division growth; train staff through internal and external resources, guide staff on career development
  • Advance and develop Department tools and work flows to increase efficiency of designs, specification development, and project execution
  • May serve as project manager for key technical projects where required, and where new business is being developed
  • Travel 10+ % of the time to customer sites as well as to your other regional offices
Requirements for the Department Manager

  • You need 7-15 years of specific experience as a Substation Engineer supporting high voltage substation design projects
  • You need at least 3 years of managerial experience either as a Supervisor, Manager or Project Manager
  • The ideal candidate has a strong technical understanding of both physical layout as well as protection and controls engineering related to substation projects and has current experience managing a substation engineering department
  • Must have excellent organizational, time management, strategic planning, writing, communication, decision-making, and presentation skills
  • You must have a BSEE or MSEE degree from an abet accredited school
  • You need an active PE license
Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical & dental
  • Excellent pay
  • Performance bonus plan
  • Strong relocation package
  • Stock Options
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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