Ulteig Engineers, Inc. Substation Technical Manager in Billings, Montana
Description The Opportunity Ulteig is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Technical Manager position for the Substation department. This role will focus on leading a substation engineering team consisting of professionals with a civil and/or electrical engineering and technician backgrounds while also supporting substation projects, business development, and company initiatives. What You'll Do Interact closely with other corporate business units such as sales, marketing, account management and project management. The Technical Manager is a self-starting technical leader with expertise in leadership, communication, resource management and engagement, business acumen, industry framework, and consulting engineering. Project Technical Lead - 60% Manages and leads all engineering activities during the proposal, design and construction stages of substation projects that are assigned. Provides substation project oversight, including managing engineering scope according to technical contracts, developing change orders, and maintaining project schedules. Directs and coordinates activities of several disciplines and Project Management group on a project of significant scope or a combination of large projects. Maintains high levels of quality and responsiveness to meet internal and external client requirements in alignment with company expectations. Oversees Substation design activities of team members. Responsible for reviewing project drawings, calculations & specifications, assumes responsible charge as needed. Management Responsibilities - 30% Maintain and grow positive team culture. Provides strategic direction, leadership and technical services oversight for employees on achieving individual, team, department, and organizational performance goals. Creates and manages team budget for financial responsibility. Includes but is not limited to revenue, profitability, and indirect expenses (training costs, reward and recognition costs, team event costs, etc). Coaches, trains and develops engineering technical staff for growth and development opportunities. Responsible for regular 1:1 meetings, career development discussions, succession planning, quarterly reviews, individual promotions, team retention, and yearly team engagement survey results. Actively manages team resource planning along with cross team and cross office resourcing collaboration, individual performance reviews, individual annual merit and bonus decisions, training and professional development for team members. Support the role of hiring manager as well as company-wide hiring for successful growth which includes; regular evaluation of candidate resumes, technical phone screens, collaboration with HR partners, and regular in person interviews and debrief assessments. Business Development Responsibilities - 10% Participates and partners with members of the Sales team and engineers throughout the organization to promote revenue growth and expansion of services with existing and prospective clients. Supports proposal efforts by developing, providing resources, and reviewing proposals by working with Proposal Development Team and Project Management group. Maintains and builds positive client relationships. Participates with cross functional team on strategic initiatives for the company and/or department. What We Expect from You Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering required from ABET accredited university or equivalent 12+ years of experience in the Engineering field preferred PE registration is required Must be analytical, self-motivated, and possess the ability to work in high-pressure situations while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic, and collaborative attitude Focused and passionate around internal engagement and maximizing development of others Strong business acumen and industry knowledge Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, public and external agencies High level of initiative and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with clear expectations and highly responsive, internally and externally Excellent presentation and verbal/written communications skills Displays a high level of initiative and explores new opportunities while understanding the risk to the organization Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access) and additional software knowledge depending on specialty. Must have authorization to work permanently in the US As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members. What You Can Expect from Ulteig Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally. We offer our team members: Flexible Workplace Employee Ownership Competitive Pay Comprehensive Benefits Package Collaborative Environment Innovative Culture Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients. At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees. If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today! Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace ACHIEVE | GROW | COLLABORATE Additional Opportunity Details: Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $140,000* * The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes. 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However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Ulteig provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, veteran status, disability and any other legally protected status.