Electrical Engineering Group Manager in Kennewick, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Meets project development goals (new projects).  Responsible for the performance and bi-annual evaluation of all engineers and designers assigned to the discipline.  Conducts him/herself in a professional and ethical manner.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the President.  Confers with the Director of Projects for the delivery of engineering services. 

Essential Functions:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Represents the engineering group for all discipline meetings and planning.
  • Responsible for discipline staff utilization and staffing requirements.  Works with the Director of Projects and President to assess staffing requirements based on contracted backlogs.
  • Responsible for scheduling engineering staff resources to ensure that appropriate staff is available to each Project Manager to meet project schedules.
  • Mentors and provides guidance and on-the-job training to department staff. 
  • Enforces general organization-wide and engineering-specific policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Keep the Director of Projects closely apprised of any project activities that may impact deliverable schedules, staffing requirements, technical or financial performance of projects.
  • Develops implements and approves all discipline engineering standards and details.
  • Ensures that documents requiring a professional engineering seal have the appropriate reviews and approval and is responsible for all discipline engineering documents delivered.
  • Confers with the Controller and/or President for approval of contracts.
  • Responsible for internal training of discipline engineering staff assigned to the discipline to ensure the adoption, implementation, and enforcement of all corporate procedures related to the delivery of engineering services.  
  • Ensures appropriate internal progress reviews for each project prior to final approval and delivery to client.
  • Work to meet or exceed QA standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position is responsible for managing the Electrical Department.

Skill, Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Registered Professional Electrical Engineer.
  • 10 years of engineering experience; 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager or equivalent.
  • Strong organizational skills.