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Transmission Design Manager

Company: NV5
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.
As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.
Team Leads are responsible for the technical management of design and engineering teams and are capable of performing difficult and technically challenging work. Incumbents for most team lead positions oversee the design or engineering function of an area within the Power Delivery group, and must have a significant background in utility design or engineering. The role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience managing staff. Incumbents across the Power Delivery group also actively participate in obtaining work.Responsibilities:

  • Lead the daily activity of design and engineering teams, works closely with appropriate Group Manager
  • Work with Project Managers to assure design projects are appropriately tracked and reported
  • Perform constructability reviews and construction support
  • Act as final QA/QC check within design team
  • Use computer-aided drafting tools, such as AutoCAD & Civil 3D, Revit, CADWorx, MicroStation, AutoCAD Inventor, Bentley Substation, and Solidworks, as well as technical handbooks, utility standards, tables, and calculators as needed to design projects and review others' work
  • Maintain client relationships and actively participate in proposal process to win work, including reviewing costs and time schedules developed by others
  • Manage the applicable drafting, design, or engineering resources across the group's project load
  • Fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation
  • Work independently with minimal or no supervision
  • Prepare technical papers for submittal to regional/national publications
  • May serve as Project Manager for specific technical projectsQualifications:Education
    • Associate's degree in Engineering or relevant field, or equivalent experience and trainingRequired Skills and Experience
      • At least 8 years of experience with computer-assisted design programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation, and AutoCAD Civil 3D
      • Positive attitude, able to collaboratively work with others
      • Expert understanding of applicable electrical, mechanical, and structural systems
      • Working knowledge of multiple engineering design areas, including electrical, mechanical, and civil
      • Thorough understanding and knowledge of applicable industry design and construction codes and standards
      • Working knowledge of electric/gas utility safe work practices
      • Proficient with MS Office Suite and expert skills with technical software
      • Experience managing staff and teamsDesired Skills and Experience
        • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project, and PLS-CADD
        • At least 8 years of experience, including direct design and drafting work, in the power-delivery field
        • Participates in technical and professional societies
        • PMP certificationMetrics:

          • Evaluation is based, in part on the timely, accurate completion of work
          • Attends in-house seminars and educational opportunities outside of the officesPhysical Demands:

            • This position requires sitting for extensive periods of time
            • The nature of the tasks demand strong visual acuity
            • May require lifting up to 25 lbs
              NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.
              NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: NV5, San Diego , Transmission Design Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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