Protection And Control Technical Manager

Job Summary:

The Protection and Control Technical Manager is responsible for leading the

Protection and Control Engineering business line. They will develop and execute

plans to align business goals with the market and growth of the Practice. This

includes building core capabilities within their responsible area, developing

solutions for Transmission Practice pains, and ensuring high quality delivery

of projects to our clients. This role is primarily internally facing to ensure

the timely delivery of innovative solutions while keeping abreast of market and

technology trends in the industry. In addition, this role is central to

identifying and developing programs and projects in the Practice to ensure a

high level of expertise, performance, and client focus to stay ahead of the


Success in this role requires proven electric utility expertise combined with business acumen and a

consulting mindset to deliver technical and business solutions that align with

the vision of being the partner of choice. This role has a particular focus

on the development, implementation, support, and improvement: of internal

project/portfolio management; of quality management systems; of Practice level

financial reporting and controls; and of existing and emerging business

technologies to facilitate the efficient operation of the Transmission

Practice. This position is key to

overall continued growth of the Transmission Practice. Essential Functions:

Assist with the development and implementation of

strategic plans to meet Transmission Practice goals of client satisfaction,

business and technical performance, and employee engagement


implementation, support, and improvement of the Transmission Practice

Protection and Control portfolio management system and processes. Works closely with key stakeholders to assist

in the optimization of a robust project management regime within the

Transmission Practice.


improve and ensure compliance with the Transmission Practice Quality Management

System (QMS).


the QMS Continuous Improvement Process in area of responsibility. Work with the other Management Team members

of the Transmission Practice to fully implement a functioning NCCAPA Process.


improve and ensure compliance with the Transmission Practice financial

project/portfolio reporting and controls including tracking and resolution of

issues with project budgets and schedules and leading resolution of past due

account receivables issues.


closely with Actalent Services Backoffice on Invoicing/Account Receivables

process improvements.


implementation, support, and improvement of existing and emerging business

technologies and processes needed to ensure the efficient operation of the

Transmission Practice.


and manage project budgets. Plan,

control, and allocate resources required to meet objectives of assigned

programs and projects


and maintain strong internal relationships within the Actalent Services


with the Transmission Practice Management Team/Leadership to facilitate

workflow development, project scope development and risk assessment, issues

resolution, and work forecasting and planning


and implement employee performance and development plans to meet individual

development and growth, and overall program goals; includes primary responsibility

for talent management including overall hiring and termination decisions


duties as required Direct Supervisory or Management Responsibilities:

Execute managerial responsibilities in

accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws as

needed. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training

employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;

rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving

problems. Minimum Education/Abilities/Skills:


Degree in Electrical Engineering is required; Degrees in related engineering

field may be considered on a case-by-case basis; Advanced degree is a plus.

Professional Engineering (PE) and the ability to take Responsible Charge over

PCE Projects is required.


knowledge in Protection and Control Engineering and Design utilizing ACAD-E is



utilizing Protection and Control Applications tools within the electric utility



leading multi-disciplinary teams, including PCE subject matter experts, on past

projects. + Proven technical/managerial capabilities in developing solutions to business problems and managing deliverables and client expectations + Experienced in customizing Protection and Control offerings to create client value and to lower engagement costs + A minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in the electric utility industry, with at least 5 years of professional Protection and Control Engineering experience + Must have demonstrated management experience leading large technical teams. + Proven entrepreneurial competencies including leadership, effective communications, and the ability to build organizations and capabilities.


written, oral, and presentation skills and the ability to conduct meetings with

high-level decision makers


to effectively communicate and partner across cross-functional teams and roles

in virtual environment + Ability to travel when needed, up to 50% + Key Attributes for success include: + Focus on the Client in all activities + A Seller/Doer maintain balance between generating billable work from clients with the need to drive prospective business development activities + Strong in three key roles of this position Expert, Manager, and Leader with the ability to seamless move between these roles as the situation demands + Excellent Communicator one on one to small group to large group communications both written and verbal + Deep experience in running Engineering Services Operations + Demonstrable self-motivator/self-starter Diversity, Equity & Inclusion At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through: + Hiring diverse talent + Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection + Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes + Ensuring growth opportunities for our people Actalent is an equal opportunity employer.

About Actalent Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.

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