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Engineering Manager at Pike Corporation

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description:

Position Overview:  Provide management systems and technical direction to a specific (substation, relay, transmission, communications or distribution) engineering & design business for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality engineering & design services. Manage specific engineering & design business revenue and profitability goals. Personnel responsibilities include carrying out such programs as affirmative action, training, performance appraisal, compensation, employee recruiting, succession planning and adherence to standards of conduct. Provide high-level overview, expertise and direction on complex engineering and technical problems in the area of expertise for the management of domestic and/or international engineering projects.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide management leadership to ensure the availability of a skilled, qualified, and motivated workforce by:

    • Displaying effective leadership skills in motivating, rewarding, and assisting individuals through the use of innovative techniques and effective management systems

    • Ensuring that individuals have the training, tools, personal equipment, work environment, and technical support to optimize their performance and achieve desired results

    • Providing individuals with honest and constructive feedback, assistance in setting priorities, and opportunities for personal and professional development

    • Creating an environment where team performance is more important than individual performance

  • Manage the portfolio of technical disciplines within the specific engineering & design area and alter the technical capabilities of the department to or in anticipation of changing market conditions. Ensure that all staffing and utilization goals are met by effective planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.

  • Provide technical leadership to ensure that all specific engineering services are provided per applicable professional codes and standards by:

    • Providing technical direction to project teams on complex multi-disciplined projects

    • Developing and maintaining engineering standards, work practices, and systems

    • Maintaining knowledge of the engineering and technical industry codes, standards, and best practices

    • Developing and maintaining knowledge of the current and future enablers, systems, and applications available in the industry to ensure continuous improvement

  • Ensure that client relations are properly maintained and UC Synergetic market reputation is enhanced.

  • Ensure appropriate estimating/ risk management input is provided for all business proposals and contract negotiations

  • Adhere to and help advance UC Synergetic corporate safety policy

  • Ensure administrative duties are carried out in accordance with company policy

  • Manage and be accountable for the financial performance (profit/loss) of assigned profit centers.  Responsibilities include the accuracy of all invoices and payables, WIP calculations, determination of appropriate pay rates and contract bill rates as well as review of monthly DVPC financial statements for accuracy and completeness.


Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:

  • Excellent organizational and planning skill

  • Demonstrated skills in verbal/written communications

  • Demonstrated negotiating and decision making skill

  • Demonstrated management and business skills

  • Demonstrated skills in providing leadership, motivation, vision, and direction

  • High energy level with the ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous environment

  • Proven success in developing and maintaining customer relationships

  • High commitment to achieving goals and plans


 Education, Licensing and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university (ABET preferred)

  • Registration as Professional Engineer

  • Significant experience at a professional level in electrical power  or communications systems engineering work related to planning, designing, and operating T&D or communications systems which demonstrates a progressive development of competence

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Self-Motivated

  • Work independently

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Membership in professional societies


 NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Pike Engineering

 is an equal opportunity employer




Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company