Protection and Control Substation Engineering Manager, Florida

Job Locations US-FL-Lake Mary
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Qualus is a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We offer competitive benefits as well as in-house career and professional skills development through QualU, while providing job opportunities in power systems engineering, field services, and turnkey project management.


The Substation Engineering Manager provides engineering supervision and leadership in support of meeting project demands while maintaining a limited project load in accordance with overall backlog needs. The Engineering Manager is to work closely with the Engineering Director while being responsible for the technical oversight of engineers based out of the office. They are to assist the Director of Engineering in meeting department goals.


  • Accomplishes human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing engineering information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining administrative system improvements; implementing change.
  • Provide oversight, technical and procedural direction to ensure proper engineering processes are followed throughout projects.
  • Developing, nurturing and maintaining trusted relationships with senior level engineering, managers, and executives with current or prospective clients.  
  • Ability to coordinate work with engineering offices where shared resources might reside.
  • Work with department to cross-train employees on multi-client standards for efficiency and scale, working towards more of a team concept.
  • Actively coordinate with Business Development to ensure a more consistent pipeline and backlog of workflow.
  • Confidently and comfortably present technical solutions to key customers respond in real time to technical concerns and answer questions in a knowledgeable articulate manner.
  • Delegating, planning, prioritizing, and forecast upcoming engineering requirements/needs including non-job-related training schedules.
  • Direct and/or participate in client meetings/job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Provide technical support for quotes/estimating as it relates to engineering, project management and client management input
  • Review and approve employee time sheets and expense statements for accuracy.
  • Ensure project cost, quality, and schedule requirements are met.
  • Conduct audits to ensure all design packages follow PGE’s QA/QC process.
  • Complete Performance Appraisals, both Annual and Mid-year, and Goal Setting meetings.
  • Oversee internal training program by identifying staff’s needs and coordinating resources that will perform training.

Attend Project Kickoff meetings to discuss in detail work scope, project specifications, budgets, schedules, and safety requirements with project team


  • BS in Electrical Engineering (not engineering technology program). An international engineering degree will be considered. Master degree in Engineering Management or MBA a plus.
  • Must have strong analytical and computer skills.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.


  • Professional Engineer registration is highly preferred.
  • Experience in management a plus.
  • Project Management Experience a plus.
  • Possess to ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of support personnel.
  • Strong commitment to customer service and care.
  • Highly motivated "self-starter".
  • Proven multitasking skills.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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