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Our client is a national EPC firm that is currently looking for a Director of Electric Power to manage and build out their Electrical Utility Operations. Below you will find the job description and compensation/benefits information. If you posses the qualifications necessary for the role, please apply immediately to be considered. Thank you. 

Job Title: Director of Electric Power Operations
Employment: Direct Hire/Long Term

The Director of Electric Power Operations is responsible for providing direction, guidance, and support to assigned personnel while ensuring the financial success of the region. This entails managing operations and personnel to meet client expectations, develop business opportunities, and maintain profitability. The role requires expertise in the Electric Utility segment, strong leadership, and a proactive approach to business development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Understand the Electric Utility segment and possess 10+ years of experience in EPC and Engineering Service work.
2. Engage in frequent networking and business development activities with existing clients to secure new opportunities and maintain client relationships.
3. Direct and manage employees, operations, and activities to achieve defined revenue and profitability objectives for the region.
4. Promote services to existing and potential clients to maximize resource utilization and facilitate sustainable growth.
5. Ensure client deliverables are met within specified timeframes and budgets by overseeing assigned personnel's activities.
6. Cultivate a conducive work environment that enables employees to utilize their skills effectively and maximize potential.
7. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of company services to advise customers and expand service offerings.
8. Stay updated on industry trends and incorporate relevant advancements to enhance operational efficiency.
9. Manage all aspects of the employment cycle including hiring, training, performance reviews, and discipline.
10. Prepare and distribute periodic reports on region activity and progress against goals, addressing deviations proactively.
11. Oversee local safety and quality programs to ensure compliance with regulations and company policies.
12. Monitor change-orders and accounts receivable balances, collaborating with stakeholders to resolve outstanding issues promptly.
13. Work with Human Resources to maintain appropriate staffing levels and coordinate staff training and development.
14. Ensure personnel compliance with company policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in engineering.
- Minimum of 10 years related experience, including 5 years managing groups of engineers and project managers.
- Experience in construction and commissioning support.
- Professional Engineer (PE) registration and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
- Experience in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

- Problem-solving ability in a team environment.
- Flexibility and adaptability in prioritizing work.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Proficiency in preparing engineering reports, calculations, and presentations.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders from technical and non-technical backgrounds.

- Drive to succeed in a team environment.
- Commitment to providing superior service.
- Business development acumen.

Leadership & Organizational Responsibilities:
- Requires coordination, communication, and problem-solving among client stakeholders and internal departments.

- Regular contact with key client stakeholders, internal departments, and vendors/subcontractors.

Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions:
- Regular communication and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
- Prolonged sitting, standing, walking, and operation of office equipment.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: $170k-210k
Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision
401k Plan
Bonus Details can be discussed during interview process

Employer's Rights:
- Job duties are subject to change and may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Performance evaluation is based on the tasks outlined in the job description.

This summary outlines the responsibilities, qualifications, and expectations for the Regional Manager position, emphasizing leadership, business development, and operational management within the Electric Utility segment.