Protection & Controls - Group Lead in Knoxville, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 12/27/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 387152


- Report to the Department Manager or Director of Engineering and is responsible for the managerial and technical direction/supervision of a group comprised of engineers, designers and/or technicians

- Establishes work assignments and reviews performance to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff

- Establishes, promotes, and assures quality on all projects and work performed by respective group

- Assists Department Manager and/or Director in scoping/estimating projects and developing fee and scope proposals

- Monitors project execution and schedules to ensure satisfactory schedule and budget performance

- Performs technical oversight and coordinates checking/review of deliverables and other project documents

- Follows up on construction issues with design staff to resolve problems and concerns in a timely manner

- Interfaces directly with the Client in a professional manner and with a ‘Customer Service’ focus

- Determines staffing needs to accommodate present and forecasted workload

- Responsible for selection, development, training and retention of engineers, designers, and drafters within the group

- Identifies training needs for staff and then budgets, plans, coordinates, and conducts training as required

- Evaluates work performance of personnel in conjunction with the Department Manager and Director

- Conducts group meetings with staff to communicate Business Unit and company objectives

- Promotes a strong safety culture within group and ensures staff incorporates safe work practices into all activities

- Assists with budgeting for the department during annual budget preparation

- Approves timesheets and authorizes overtime, vacation, and indirect/overhead activities

- Works with Department Manager and Director to identify methods to improve project execution, work processes, and procedures to continually improve quality, productivity, and efficiency.


- Minimum of an associate degree in Electrical Engineering (ABET) – bachelor’s degree preferred

- Minimum of 6 years of experience with a minimum of 3 years of recent experience associated with Substation P&C design


- Active Professional Engineer (PE) license


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