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Substation Section Manager (Engineering)

Company: HDR
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is looking for a Substation Section Manager to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals in Northern California.

The primary duties of the Substation Section Manager position include leadership of key client relationships and managing staff and projects within the Substation Engineering group. The position will also engage in business development activities to support existing and new clients in the region. Experience with distribution, transmission line, communication, and system projection and planning projects would be a benefit.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Growing and managing the local Power Delivery relationships with clients, including overseeing execution of projects, driving quality and delivery, technical leadership, marketing new opportunities, and profitability to achieve business objectives.
  • Supervision of the substation engineering team (APM's, Project Engineers and/or junior design staff) including providing mentorship and oversight on workload, quality, utilization, training, and conducting annual performance reviews of team members.
  • Responsible for Project Management and oversight of substation projects of all sizes and complexity, including scope and/or proposal development, project team development and assignment, project execution, project closeout, and quality control, schedule, and budget management.
  • Should understand basic project management tools and techniques including contract types and project risk, work breakdown structures, project scope, schedule, and budget, financial management and controls, and project closeout.
  • Coordinate with company recruiting staff and leadership to develop a hiring plan and grow the group based on client and work-sharing needs.
  • Establish a network of relationships with technical peers in other HDR offices and leverage those relationships and resources in work-sharing opportunities.
  • Coordinate with marketing and technical leadership for business development.
  • Must thoroughly understand and implement the HDR Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements, processes, and procedures.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must. *LI-MO1


    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 10yrs relevant industry experience
    • Project management experience
    • Substation Design experience
    • Strong client and project management skills
    • Demonstrates leadership and communication skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Some travel may be required Preferred Qualifications:
      • Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Civil Engineering
      • PE license strongly
      • Preference will be given to candidates local to Northern California

        Why HDR

        At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

        We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $126,511.00 - $205,375.00 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

Keywords: HDR, Sacramento , Substation Section Manager (Engineering), Executive , Sacramento, California

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