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Electrical Department Manager


Charlotte, North Carolina (NC), US, 28208 Greenville, South Carolina (SC), US, 29615

Category:  Engineering
Work Area:  Remote
Requisition ID:  1530



About Day and Zimmermann

No problem is too challenging or complex for Day & Zimmermann Maintenance and Construction (DZMC) because We do what we say! ® We’re here to make life easier for plant owners in the Power, Chemical, and Industrial markets. With our wide-ranging capabilities and long-standing industry experience, we deliver innovative solutions and seamless processes that effectively manage all aspects of the plant life cycle. It’s no wonder we’re the #1 maintenance services provider in the United States. Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customer’s power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Electrical Engineering Department Manager to join our Day & Zimmermann team.


The Electrical Engineering Department Manager is responsible for the administrative and technical management of the Electrical Engineering & Design Department. Is responsible for the integrity of the electrical engineering work produced. Identifies performance gaps and corrects including systems, equipment and people resources. Provides leadership and instruction to their employees. Ensures work is being coordinated between the other disciplines, offices, fabrication and construction to meet project requirements. Maintains and promotes a focus on end product whether engineering, fabrication or construction. Ensures effective management of change. Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, quantity and budget control.

As the Electrical Engineering Department Manager, here’s the work you’ll do:

• Manage the resources of the department as they relate to projects. This includes but not limited to staffing, tools, project deliverables, and estimates

• Assures that the technical quality of the department’s work meets the required professional engineering standards according to the company, client and national standards

• Maximize utilization of personnel by planning and staffing work

• Development of talent and departmental training

• Supervision and performance appraisal, including salary administration

• Responsible for the discipline cost and schedule commitments on individual projects

This role is for you if you have these skills:

 • Experience in effective project execution and project procedures. Ability to supervise and lead Engineering resources and the completion of projects

• Strong organizational skills for multiple projects

• Exhibits both technical breadth and depth of subject engineering curriculum, demonstrates a broad technical knowledge of electrical engineering and is able to effectively communicate complex technical solutions and concepts to engineers and non-engineers

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite of applications, and the ability to quickly learn and use other software packages. Able to work in Revit, AutoCAD and Bluebeam. Familiarity with ETAP, SKM, and Visual desirable

And if you have these qualifications:

BS degree in Electrical Engineering required from an ABET accredited college/university

15+ years experience in EPCm industry or with an operating company directly related to the chemical process industry including but not limited to Chemical, Petrochemical, Chemical Intermediates, or Fibers Industries, etc.

3+ years work experience in secondary industries such as Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, or Advanced Manufacturing is desirable

Experience in Solar and Renewable Energy is desirable

PE required


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $136,400 - $204,600. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees, and it shows. Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:


Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery

Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)



Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time

Ability to read/write complex documents in the English language

Capacity to reason and make sound decisions

Capacity to express thoughts orally

Ability to regularly perform all job functions at company’s office or work site


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Ashley Mitchell


Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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