Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Join Grid United as a Engineering Manager!

At Grid United, we are on a mission to overcome the biggest challenges in achieving a more reliable and cleaner grid by developing cutting-edge long-haul transmission lines in the United States. Backed by patient capital and guided by experienced energy veterans, our purpose-built team of motivated and entrepreneurial talent is expanding, and we’re eager to welcome an experienced Engineering Manager to join our ranks. This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in managing project design, focusing on late-stage development projects in the detailed design phase. Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, you’ll be at the forefront of our mission to reshape the energy landscape.

Why Join Us:
  • Exciting Mission: Be part of a mission-driven company addressing the largest barrier to a cleaner and more reliable grid.
  • Expert Leadership: Work with a team led by experienced energy veterans and collaborate with motivated and entrepreneurial talent.
  • Cutting-Edge Projects: Manage design activities for major transmission line projects, staying at the forefront of the power industry.
  • Flexibility: Enjoy a one-day-per-week work-from-home policy and contribute to the expansion of our dynamic team.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Project Leadership: Lead design activities for major transmission line projects by collaborating with internal resources, managing external engineering consultants, and interfacing with various stakeholders.
  • Planning Expertise: Lead planning of project design activities, including engineering scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Technical Oversight: Review detailed design submittals and studies, ensuring compliance with technical standards, permitting requirements, and project needs.
  • Engineering Management: Manage transmission structure engineering, testing, geotechnical investigations, and designs for encroachments and utility crossing agreements.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with landowners, community members, and stakeholders to convey technical aspects of projects.
  • Continuous Improvement: Propose and implement lessons learned to support continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Qualification Support: Provide technical support for project permitting submittals and due diligence activities.
  • Industry Knowledge: Stay informed about technical capabilities and advances in HVDC and transmission, sharing knowledge across the organization.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, or environmental) from an ABET-accredited program.
  • Experience: 5+ years managing transmission line engineering design, with knowledge of overall design and construction processes for major energy projects.
  • Passion for Learning: Strong ambition to learn the cutting edge of the power industry and transmission development.
  • Collaborative Spirit: A passion for collaborative, team-based work with a hands-on, entrepreneurial approach.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills, building relationships with professionals from different disciplines.
  • Organizational Skills: Exceptional organizational skills, multitasking efficiently with constant regard for accuracy and quality.
  • Adaptability: Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, uncertainty, and project changes.
  • Work Ethic: Hard work ethic, persistence, and the ability to quickly grasp and understand new concepts.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills, including conveying technical information to various stakeholders.
  • Software Proficiency: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products (Excel, PowerPoint), ArcGIS (preferred), and PLS-CADD (preferred).
  • Competitive base compensation and annual organizational bonus.
  • Company-wide inclusion in Long-Term Incentive Program (equity). We are all owners of this business.
  • All standard benefits effective from day one, immediately vested in all 401(k) contributions, company contributes even if you don’t.
  • Opportunities to be involved in interesting work that will make a meaningful contribution.

Apply today and join us on this exciting journey!

Grid United is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Grid United is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please let us know.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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