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Substation Section Manager


This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted April 19, 2022.

About UsAt 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.Watch our ‘About Us’videoWe 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 Engineering is looking for a Substation Engineering Section Manager to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals in our Lexington, KY office.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe primary duties of the Substation Engineering Section Manager (EM) include knowledge, leadership, and execution of technical aspects and deliverables for high voltage electrical substation projects up to 500kV.The EM is an experienced, competent engineer who understands the technical requirements of substation projects of any complexity and can lead, guide, and advise clients, projects, and teams.Specific duties include: Develops and implements a project execution plan for the technical aspect of projects.

Assigns project tasks and provides technical guidance to project team members.

Supports the technical aspect of scope, schedule, and budget, including proposal development, work breakdown structure development and implementation, progress assessment, risk assessment/mitigation, change management, and schedule management.

Coordinates and/or performs quality checks and reviews for all project deliverables per the HDR Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements, processes, and procedures to deliver a world class quality product to the client.

Performs quality checks and/or reviews of projects from other teams on an as needed basis.

Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise one or more Project Engineers, EIT’s, or CADD/Designers, Works with senior engineers and technical leaders to identify and develop specific technical expertise and will attend training and seminars focused on further development and understanding of complex concepts related to their discipline.

May also assist with developing technical papers and/or presentations that showcase HDR’s technical capabilities at industry conferences or other events.

Participates in project reviews as needed.QualificationsRequired Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering required.

PE 10 or more years of managment experience 7 or more years of substation design experience required, including both indoor and outdoor experience.

Experience using industry design software preferred.

Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred.

Previous consulting firm experience desired.

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Some travel may be required.Why HDRAt 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.