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Manager, Substation Engineering

Company: Power System Engineering
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:


Excellence Through People! Take your engineering career to the next level by working with energetic, talented, and forward-thinking colleagues and clients who invest in the collective good, take a balanced approach to sustainable solutions, are flexible to the realities of complex changes, and provide genuine effort to do the right by others. Who We Are: Power System Engineering (PSE) is an electrical energy expert that provides relationship-driven engineering and consulting services for forward-thinking partners who pursue long-term energy solutions. Check out our website at: Our Point of View:

  • PeopleWe foster strong relationships with our clients, colleagues, and community through integrity and our spirit of teamwork to further our collective well-being, safety, and success.
  • Problem-SolvingWe thrive on the unique challenges that stretch our skills and expertise, where we can turn complex challenges into opportunities for collaborative achievements.
  • ProgressWe create safe spaces for experimentation, treating each relationship and project as an opportunity to positively shape the culture and collective advancement.What We Are Looking For: Manager, Substation Engineering is responsible for maximizing client relationships in the assigned region and providing leadership and mentorship to professional colleagues, consisting of direct and indirect reports. It is also the role's responsibility to maintain an average utilization rate of 65% or greater by providing professional services to electric utility clients in areas of subject matter expertise. Must be passionate about supporting clients and the communities they serve to advance society for the good of all, see every complex project as a chance to make a mark on the future, and provide clear, balanced guidance needed for long-term success. What You Will Be Doing:
    • Core Values: Embrace, uphold, and live out PSE's core values around People, Problem-Solving, and Progress
    • Manages significantly complex projects and project teams while working under a licensed professional engineer while, at the same time, undertaking project-related functions.
    • Actively participate in utility client projects via project manager, engineering consultant, technical review person, or senior technical support with the intent of maintaining a 60% utilization rate
    • Manage direct reports and their workloads to ensure each can meet their personal performance goals, as established in the annual department planning process.
    • Manage the relationship of assigned electric utility clients within the region on behalf of all PSE practice areas.
    • On behalf of all PSE practice areas, support the development of new regional electric utility client relationships. Assist with business development activities, including marketing visits to prospective clients.
    • Assist in leading a team of professional colleagues (both direct and indirect reports) and direct efforts in providing substation services.
    • Support substation design services in accordance with industry standards and established PSE guidelines, including but not limited to the following: bidding and procurement, contract preparation, construction management, and support.
    • Direct, coordinate, and carry out operation and engineering projects, including but not limited to substation design, equipment sizing, operational support, and analysis, and provide overall project management from conception to completion.
    • Employ strong project management and client and vendor relationship building.
    • Manage client satisfaction and expectations by addressing client concerns, complaints, deadlines, etc. to ensure a high client satisfaction rating
    • Work with utility client management and staff to understand the scope of work and any concerns.
    • Be responsible for quality control and technical review of projects and the work of others.
    • Collaborate and communicate effectively with all PSE departments to meet regional electric utility clients' needs.
    • Provide overall leadership, guidance, and mentorship to all team members and promote and advance the positive work environment required of a successful professional engineering and consulting firm.
    • Represent PSE at industry conferences and events for the purpose of marketing and client interaction.
    • Assist with recruiting new team members who fit PSE's needs and culture.
    • Assist with the development of new service offerings that provide benefits to both existing and prospective clients.
    • Provide general leadership within the company by taking the initiative and building effective teams and relationships among all departments.
    • Work cooperatively with other PSE team members to improve our efficiencies and work product. What You Will Need: Education and Experience
      • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree is preferred.
      • Minimum of ten years of relevant experience in substation design, operations, or construction project management.
      • Experience leading and directing a team of technical professionals and managing technical projects.Knowledge and Skills
        • Self-motivated and experienced in power system planning, protection, design, and operations.
        • Working knowledge of applicable RUS, NESC, IEEE, and ANSI standards is highly preferred.
        • Use effective communication skills (both written and oral), be customer-driven, and display teamwork behavior.
        • Possess a high level of interpersonal, problem-solving, leadership, and organizational skills.
        • Possess the ability to achieve quality results, be change-oriented, foster innovation, and be a continuous learner.
        • Ability to continually identify and recommend process and system improvements to facilitate efficiencies. -Please note that the salary information displayed alongside this job posting may not accurately reflect the compensation package offered by our organization. We understand that some job boards may generate salary estimates or ranges based on available data, which may not accurately represent the compensation package we offer. We strive to provide competitive salaries based on industry standards, qualifications, and experience. For accurate and up-to-date information regarding compensation, benefits, and other employment details, please refer to the details provided directly by Power System Engineering during the application process or contact our HR department. People. Power. Future Power System Engineering is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminateon the basis ofrace, sex, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, color, ancestry, or national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal,stateor local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

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Keywords: Power System Engineering, Madison , Manager, Substation Engineering, Executive , Madison, Wisconsin

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