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Parsons Corporation Electrical Engineering Department Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

Parsons is now hiring an Experienced Electrical Engineering Department Manager (Hybrid/Remote) with a desire to work on large infrastructure projects that change the fabric of our community. Parsons experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge and management skills, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineering team to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. In this role, you will perform a variety of electrical engineering management tasks and support project needs. Willingness to travel to supplier, client, or construction site locations is expected. Candidate should be located near the Parsons office locations in Charlotte, NC; Houston, TX; Syracuse, NY or Bakersfield, CA.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Reviews and approves discipline staffing budget estimates and staffing assignment schedules on each project. Maintains appropriate staffing level, including temporary personnel, as needed. Reviews and approves staff forecasting reports.

  • If assigned to a major program, manages all engineering and design efforts for all disciplines required for the program. Coordinates all discipline staffing requirements for the program.

  • Monitors the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied. Works closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity.

  • Establishes standards and procedures for the discipline. Recommends improvements to department procedures.

  • Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels employees, takes corrective actions (as required), and approves terminations. Ensures that new employees receive orientation on company policies and procedures.

  • Supports pre-contract and business development efforts as required, serving as technical consultant.

  • Ensures performance within overhead budgets authorized for the discipline.

  • Contributes to the development of innovative engineering principles and ideas.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Skills and Competencies

  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory/managerial capacity.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Good client interface skills and confident demonstration of electrical knowledge to convince and position Parsons well in competitive bids.

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations.

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering software for use in completing engineering assignments.

  • Experience in developing Feasibility, Conceptual, FEED, FEL and Detail Design packages for various project types.

  • Demonstrated experience with delivery of facility design packages for complex multi-discipline, process, architecture & engineering design projects.

  • Experience with medium and low voltage power system design, medium and low voltage unit substation/switchgear design, UPS/Generator system design, lighting system design, grounding system design, electrical hazardous location evaluation and component design requirements.

  • Proficient in short circuit, protective device coordination and arc flash studies utilizing ETAP, SKM or other related software programs.

  • Working knowledge of design modeling software such as AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Projects will be executed in the Oil & Gas, Chemical Plant, Biomedical, Pharmaceutical and Industrial markets.

Education and Typical Experience

  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • 15+ years of related work experience, including supervisory/managerial experience.

  • Professional Engineer registration required.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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