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Job title:  Manager - Electrical Power Systems Engineering (Protection & Controls)

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Automation & Digitalization
Contract location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Working location:  Richmond, BC, Canada, Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Prince George, BC, Canada
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.


Do you enjoy the challenge of managing, designing, and delivering electrical power systems brownfield projects? Are you passionate about leading people?


We are currently seeking a Manager – Electrical Power Systems Engineering (Protection & Controls) to lead a small team of engineering professionals in Richmond, BC. This key position requires a combination of skills including business development, project management, and technical leadership. 


The preferred location for this position is Richmond, however, we will welcome highly skilled and experienced candidates in Prince George, or Nanaimo as well. 


What You Will Be Doing


Here’s an overview of your responsibilities and how you can leverage your expertise:

  • Provide project management, leadership, and technical guidance to a team of industrial electrical power systems engineers and project stakeholders;
  • Assign, coordinate, and review the technical work of project teams;
  • Oversee project coordination to ensure accurate billing, time accounting, and financial reporting;
  • Consult and negotiate with customers to prepare specifications, explain proposals, and present engineering reports;
  • Lead large capital project development, including feasibility studies, project scope definitions, preliminary engineering designs, and capital cost estimates;
  • Assist with the assessment, evaluation, establishment, and development of opportunities in the assigned industry(ies)/business areas;
  • Support the growth of the business by assisting with the execution of sales growth strategies;
  • Build, lead and develop a team of professionals; including recruitment and selection, training, and performance management;
  • Network with industry groups and professional organizations to establish the presence and reputation of the Company;
  • Ensure that the activities adhere to the quality standards established by the Company;
  • Embody, demonstrate, and reinforce the ANDRITZ values.




Meaningful Work – ANDRITZ remains forefront of future engineering technologies and is committed to successfully delivering innovative, high-quality, environmentally responsible solutions to our customers, shaping the future we live in. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do!

Full Project Involvement – Working both locally and globally in a variety of key industries, our employees follow their design throughout the entire project lifecycle: from the initial concept, right into the field for commissioning. Employees and customers are both direct benefactors of this “total commitment” approach.

Professional and Personal Growth – As we continue to innovate and grow, so do our employees. From challenging and innovative work assignments to structured training programs, ANDRITZ provides employees with countless opportunities to grow their knowledge and be the best both professionally and personally.

Flexible Opportunities – ANDRITZ understands that life is a dynamic balance between personal and professional and believes that a successful and fulfilling career varies between people so we offer a broad range of flexible opportunities.


In addition to a challenging career, professional development opportunities, and an inclusive and supportive work environment, to reward your commitment we offer a competitive salary that increases with technical capability, comprehensive benefits package, flexible work environment, and a defined contribution pension plan. 


What We're Looking For


When selecting candidates, we will be looking for the following essential skills, abilities, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electrical power systems design
  • Previous leadership or management experience desired
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and empower team members to achieve their full potential.
  • Registered, or eligible for immediate registration as a PE an asset
  • Site audit, commissioning, construction, and start-up experience;
  • Proven ability to successfully manage and deliver electrical power systems projects;
  • Experience in pulp & paper, mining, and/or chemical industries;
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (English);
  • Practical knowledge of North American standards;
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States;
  • Ability and willingness to travel to domestic and international sites.


Other valued, but non-essential skills, abilities, and experience include:

  • Pulp & Paper or Lime industry experience
  • Consulting engineering experience; preferably in industrial engineering


Salary range: $126,000 to $176,000 based on a 37.5 hour work week.


We look forward to receiving your application and exploring the opportunity to work together!





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  10512

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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