Engineering Manager-Underground - 104009

Overland Park, KS 66211

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg68569613 Compensation: $50000 / year

Job Description

Title: Engineering Manager - Underground 

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

As the Underground Transmission Line Engineering Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

· Lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians
· Manage diverse and challenging projects across our portfolio of design services and EPC programs
· Oversee design quality, budget, and schedule
· Support client interaction, proposals, and business development

Key Responsibilities

· Develops and manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines for assigned projects
· Actively manages project changes directly with the Client in coordination with the Project Manager
· Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments. Responsible for coordinating multiple discipline activity and may serve as the engineer of record for assigned projects
· Develop good working relationships with project leadership, design teams, and support staff
· Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work
· Provides support to business development and pursuit activities
· The position will entail occasional travel to support site visits, design reviews, and client meetings
· Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program
· Ensures client and industry standards are maintained on assigned projects
· Provides guidance, mentorship, and direction to team members

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience managing Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) or design services underground transmission line projects for investor owned utilities in the United States
· Experience in design of high voltage underground transmission lines with strong understanding of linear underground project lifecycle and equipment specification development
· Working knowledge of CYMCAP and Pole Planner
· Good communication skills and interest in engaging with Clients to grow relationships
· Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards
· Working knowledge of interdisciplinary project coordination: procurement, subcontract administration, permitting, and construction support
· Working knowledge of the proposal process and developing engineering estimates
· P.E. License highly preferred

Minimum Qualifications

· Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
· Minimum of 8 years related work experience.
· All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jessica Les
Technical Recruiter

Jessica Les is a distinguished Principal Recruiter and dedicated Team Lead specializing in the Utilities Division at Sterling. With an impressive 6-year tenure at Sterling, Jessica’s passion for making a difference in individuals' careers and her dynamic approach to the recruitment landscape set her apart as a prominent figure in talent acquisition.

In her role as a Principal Recruiter and Team Lead, Jessica brings a wealth of expertise to the Utilities Division. Her deep understanding of the industry's intricacies enables her to skillfully match candidates with roles that align with their experiences and aspirations. As a Team Lead, Jessica guides and inspires her team to excel, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.

Jessica’s greatest joy in recruiting is the ability to impact someone's career journey positively. She thrives on the diversity of her work, embracing each day as an opportunity to tackle new challenges and gain fresh experiences. Her unwavering commitment to learning is evident in her proactive approach to staying updated about the utility industry, whether delving into the intricacies of a new role or staying abreast of the latest projects companies are undertaking.

Her advice to job seekers is grounded in thorough preparation, emphasizing the importance of research. Jessica encourages candidates to familiarize themselves with the company and the role they're applying for and assess how their own experiences align with the position. Most importantly, she underscores the value of authenticity, urging candidates to be themselves during interviews as it fosters genuine connections.

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