Senior Engineering Manager (Transmission Line)

at GAI Consultants, Inc in Lisle, Illinois, United States

Job Description


GAI Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Senior Engineering Manager to fill the role of Transmission Line Engineering Group Manager. This position will report to the Division Leader of Transmission and Distribution Lines in our Power Delivery Engineering Business Sector in GAI's Power Business Unit. The ideal candidate's duties will consist of electric transmission line design, overall project management, client interaction, proposal preparation, technical guidance/training of staff, design reviews, scheduling, staffing, invoicing, budget control, QA/QC enforcement, and business development related to all aspects of electrical transmission design services. This position will be performed remotely but connected to a GAI office and will be eligible for a sign-on bonus.
Project Management Responsibilities:
Up to approximately 30% of job duties are dedicated to managing assigned projects, including responsibility for delivering scope, schedule, budget, quality, safety, and profitability.
Directly manages projects with no limit to the number or value of individual projects managed.
Coordinates and develops proposed scope, schedule, and fee for projects managed.
Demonstrates mastery of fundamental project management skills and use of PM advanced techniques and practices to increase productivity, efficiency, and accuracy.
Works closely with Project Controls/Accounting staff to monitor and control project cost and billings to meet budget profit, analyze project performance data on an ongoing basis, and develop recovery plans as needed.
Technical Responsibilities:
Up to approximately 25% of job duties are dedicated to technical work, including but not limited to engineering design, drawing creation, development of bills of material, permit development, and QA/QC.
Implements effective engineering methods, provides technical guidance, and acts as a resource for engineers and designers.
Performs complex tasks and will have some latitude for determining appropriate processes to follow.
Business Development Responsibilities:
Approximately 20% of job duties are dedicated to Business Development, including developing relationships obtaining new work with existing clients, and presenting capabilities to potential clients.
Serves as primary client contact for projects managed and actively wins new work from both new and existing clients by building and maintaining customer relationships, monitoring future work opportunities, communicating regularly, and attending client events.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Up to 25% of job duties may be dedicated to, directly and indirectly, supervising the transmission lines' technical staff.
Supervises, develops and manages the career path of direct reports, including performance and compensation reviews.
Administers policies and procedures and evaluates results and performance for direct reports.
Trains, coaches, leads, and directs the work of designers, engineers, task managers, PMs, supervisors, and managers.
Develops, implements, maintains, and manages group processes, including but not limited to, QMS and resource planning.
Manages the productivity of the group, meeting the needs of clients while also meeting GAI's performance and profitability goals.
A minimum of 8 years of related experience, or less experience, and an advanced degree, including at least 2 years of prior supervisory and/or project management experience, is required. Preferred 10+ years of related experience.
Communicates effectively with clients, management, peers, and subordinates. Strong verbal and written communication and organization skills are required.
Serves as a subject matter expert with an in-depth understanding of electric transmission line design and engineering concepts and principles.
Effective leadership skills are required.
Demonstrates Project Management expertise in developing project schedules, and cost budgets, and understanding and analysis of financial data.
Demonstrates mastery of intermediate to advanced project management financial concepts, including developing pricing, cost budget monitoring, and calculating profit.
Demonstrates in-depth understanding of software as needed to perform the duties described here, including PLS-CADD, Microsoft Office Suite applications and software, CAD programs, document management systems, database software, HR Systems, internet software, and reporting tools related to databases and client-specific software.
Bachelor or better in Engineering or a related field. Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical preferred.
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11834782

Posted On: Apr 16, 2024

Updated On: May 16, 2024

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