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Electrical Distribution Manager

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 07/25/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-1470002302

Job Description

Distribution Group Manager

Our Utilities division is a talented team of experts working together to provide solutions that are vital to energizing our future. We provide full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric and gas utilities nationwide. We’re also fortunate to support wind farms and renewables; transmissions systems; and university and industrial facilities.


  • Electrical Distribution Engineer with Lead or Management experience
  • PE (professional Engineer license) is required
  • 8-10 years of experience in above and below ground utility distribution (4kV – 34kV),
  • Strong Management and communication skills
  • Lead large or complex projects for investor-owned utilities, developers or campuses.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. MBA, a PMP, or MSEE preferred
  • Experience working on utility projects including reliability, capacity expansion, network centers, and facility relocations.
  • Project management, staff development, writing proposals, and building teams.
  • Positive attitude and enjoy developing relationships with staff and clients alike.
  • Exceptional presentation skills and a proven ability to mentor and lead a team.
  • You’ll be accountable for the success of your group.
  • Mentor and develop the talent in your group both technically and in the softer skills.
  • Assign staff to projects based on competency and availability to meet project deliverables.
  • Monitor progress and assure conformance to quality management processes.
  • Manage the group’s billability, productivity, and project budget performance.
  • Lead signature proposals and projects.
  • Work alongside marketing to respond to large, complex proposals.
  • Contribute to or lead signature and complex projects for key clients ensuring that the team is successfully meeting the client’s objectives.
  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others.
  • Ensure management systems and processes are followed and continually improved.
  • Act promptly to identify and manage risks and opportunities in achieving client satisfaction.
  • Continue to learn and grow while also developing, sharing, and educating our staff in engineering best practices, knowledge, and tools.
  • Work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it!
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