Distribution Engineering Manager

Reference JOB-19041

Location Asheville

Job Type Engineer

RCS Staffing has an immediate need for a Distribution Engineering Manager in Asheville, NC. This is a full-time, direct-hire, onsite position with our client.

Overview of YOUR role as a Distribution Engineering Manager:

We are seeking a Distribution Engineering Manager in Asheville, NC to manage and oversee a team responsible for developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. Your team will utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems to develop work packages. You will also have oversight of assignments such as preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, developing BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements or calculating a customer Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIAC).

As a Distribution Engineering Manager, YOU will:

  • Provide technical oversight, direction, and support for project teams.
  • Function as client point of contact and liaison on project-related issues.
  • Collaborate with other design managers on broad client issues including schedule adherence and team quality control
  • Oversee and manage existing capital, reliability, and customer project work for clients: Customer project work may include reconductors, voltage conversions, load swaps, circuit rebuilds, DOT relocations, DG integrations, and new, large customer development feeds (OH & UG).
  • Facilitate client & team collaboration and communication; managing resource loading based on clients demands.
  • Track scope, schedule, and budget for projects in flight
  • Oversee QA/QC for your design team
  • Monitor team performance metrics
  • Track and report financial metrics

YOU are the ideal Distribution Engineering Manager candidate if you have:

  • BS in an Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Industrial) from an ABET Accredited institution/program
  • A minimum of 7 years of prior relevant experience either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing electric distribution design engineering.
  • Demonstrated Experience leading engineering personnel
  • Proficient knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and comprehension of client construction standards.
  • Successful project management experience (initiate, plan, execute, monitor & control, closeout)
  • Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and provide leadership to other team members; Ability to work effectively in teams.

It’s a BONUS if you have:

  • Experience with software such as PoleForeman, Bentley OpenUtilities Designer, GE Smallworld, Maximo, or similar products.
  • Experience with complex projects in distribution design: using medium voltage switchgear, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects.
  • Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments.
  • PMP certification and/or PE license

About Our CLIENT

Our Client is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Our Client makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Who WE Are

RCS Staffing is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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