Stantec System

Electrical Engineering Department Manager

US-NJ-Rochelle Park
1 month ago(12/22/2017 12:23 PM)
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Transportation Infrastructure Engineering

Your Opportunity

Whatever the distance, wherever the destination—our designs lead you there. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services for all phases of airport, bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.


Electrical Engineering Department Manager career opening in Rochelle Park, New Jersey!

Your Duties

People and Practice Management:

  • Hire and lead a team consisting of engineers, project managers, designers, and CAD production staff.
  • In conjunction with others stakeholders, identify and forecast staff needs and assignments based on current and projected workload. 
  • Hold project team members accountable for delivery standards and best practices.
  • Responsible for managing the financial performance, quality control processes, and project delivery for Electrical Engineering projects.
  • Ensure compliance with best practices, including Stantec PM Frameworks

Project Involvement:

  • Work with PM's on key projects to develop and deliver client drawings, specifications, presentations, reports, and other deliverables.
  • Successfully manage projects of significant scope, complexity and revenue budget.
  • Apply engineering and project management knowledge while leading cross-functional resources to meet project requirements within established timeframes and budgets. 
  • Meet technical, contractual, schedule, budgetary and client service objectives for projects. 
  • Apply strong engineering skills, experience and knowledge to the design and oversight of the design for projects.
  • Manage and plan the production resources and workflow to produce the design documentation, drawings, and calculations required for engineering projects.
  • Act as a QC reviewer on Electrical Engineering projects

Technical Leadership:

  • Maintain awareness of operational, technical or regulatory changes within Electrical Engineering and AEC overall, disseminate such knowledge to staff and firm, and integrate into existing processes and standards. 
  • Oversee Electrical Engineering Design delivery process and best practices and coordinate with other disciplines.
  • Provide oversight for Electrical Engineering staff’s education and certification process & balance firm, studio and staff needs.

Business Development/Marketing:

  • Contribute to growing Stantec’s Electrical Infrastructure practice in Tri-State, specifically expanding ITS design services.
  • Develop strategic and tactical business development and marketing plans for the Electrical Engineering practice and align with Business Center and regional Transportation group goals and strategies and brand position priorities.
  • Develop and maintain industry relationships and visibility with current and prospective clients, sub-consultants, and partner firms in the local and regional A/E industry.
  • Assist with the development of the annual business plan and budget for the business center and working with the leadership team to achieve key performance indicators.
  • Develop project proposals.
  • Assist the marketing department with the development of electrical engineering marketing materials and content.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering plus 10+ years related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.
  • Experience successfully delivering Electrical Engineering consulting services to Clients in diverse markets including highway lighting, ITS, traffic signals, renewable energy, site development, marine, aviation, utility infrastructure.
  • PE license required.
  • Professional experience in project management.
  • Proven track record of hiring, developing, managing, and retaining top talent.

Auxiliary Qualifications: 

  • Membership in industry groups, such as IEEE, IESNA.
  • Lighting Certified (LC).
  • Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP)

Office Location and Schedule:

  • This position is located in Stantec’s Rochelle Park, NJ office. It requires frequent presence in other offices, at project sites, and at meetings. 
  • Occasional overnight travel is required. Travel scope may include local, regional, national or international based on the contracted requirements. To meet this requirement, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is necessary for this position.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available. 

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