Substation Group Manager
URS is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Substation Group Manager for immediate employment in our Buffalo, NY office. URS is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. This person will manage projects and the personnel for high voltage projects.
Serves as a technical specialist for the Region in substation design and construction administration in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles or processes for an assigned area of responsibility (i.e., subject matter, function, type of facility or industry).
Works on more technical and unique projects. Plans and develops segments of engineering projects with unique or controversial problems that have an important effect on major organization programs, which involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation, and development of novel concepts and approaches.
Reviews contract bidding and administration. May be responsible for final release of design to client. Revenue/sales targets, as outlined by the Office Manager. Person would also take charge of proposals efforts. Essentially administrative supervision, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits. Conceives, plans and conducts consultation in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
With a greater degree of freedom, works on very complex, technical projects. Trains and evaluates less experienced staff. May manage employees and supervise staff to complete assignments. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those stated above.
URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other appropriate discipline.
Minimum 12 years substation design experience with high medium to high voltage experience. (69 to 345 kv) required or demonstrated equivalent.
Must have a strong knowledge of all elements of substation design for new stations and retrofits. Strong ability to manage highly complex technical and client relationships. Experience leading technical proposals.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey thoughts clearly and concisely.
Must be proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include MS Word, Excel, and Access.
Valid Driver's License
Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public and private sector clients worldwide. Our work is focused in four key market sectors: federal, infrastructure, power, and industrial and commercial. Within each of these markets, our comprehensive skills and expertise are a valued resource to clients around the world.
The broad range of markets we serve and the wide spectrum of services we provide offer career opportunities that are virtually unmatched in the industry. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, at URS, you can work on some of the largest and most challenging projects in the world.
As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse workforce of talented professionals—many of whom are at the top of their fields—on projects that impact our world for the better. We are a company where people of every background thrive and contribute, and we are committed to fostering an intellectually stimulating environment that leads to exceptional professional development and career advancement.
At URS, there are no barriers to where your talent can lead you. We invite you to join us and do the best work of your life.