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Substation Engineering Manager

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Columbus, OH
$140,000 - $160,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jan 08, 2017
Job ID

Engineering Manager - Substations

Locations: Columbus OH, Tulsa OK

Seeking an Engineering Manager of Medium & High Voltage Substations to be based in the Columbus OH or Tulsa OK office.  As a key member of the Power Division leadership team, you will be responsible for providing direction, coaching and mentoring to a team of professional and technical staff responsible for the quality and delivery of the work.  


  • Required to lead, develop and foster an innovative and collaborative work environment within Substation Engineering. 
  • As an engaged coach you will lead and mentor a team of professional and technical staff
  • Responsible for the coordination & planning of  all assignments, ensuring that all projects meet technical performance objectives and quality
  • Manages staff including selection, performance feedback, salary planning, training and career development
  • Act as a subject matter expert by applying knowledge of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles with; HV substations and transmission systems up to 500kV; one line, schematic and wiring diagrams; apparatus specifications, structural, bus and general arrangements; station, system, and protection coordination studies; Telecontrol (SCADA) and Telecommunications.
  • Involvement in the recruitment and retention of technical and professional staff
  • Develop discipline specific engineering and technical standards, practices, procedures and techniques
  • Help lead department sales efforts to attract new business and expand current business, including participation in estimating and proposals
  • Interact with clients to facilitate process and workflow development, scope development,  resource and work forecasting  and issues resolution
  • Participate in strategic planning and business center management team initiatives
  • Serve as project manager or project engineer as needed


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of  10 to 12 years’ experience leading a team of professional and technical staff within an engineering environment in utility HV substation design
  • PMP certification or Professional Engineer licensure
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions quickly, juggle multiple tasks, communicate in a clear and concise manner, and provide effective leadership
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to engage an audience
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • May be required to travel up to 25%
Salary: DOE. Comprehensive benefits. Must be authorized to work in US. FULL-TIME POSITION!


Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.