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Power Engineers Facilities Controls Department Manager in Boise, Idaho

Facilities Controls Department Manager



Department:Facilities Controls Group


Facilities Division - Controls Department Manager

POWER Engineers, Inc - Facilities Continuous Processing Business Unit is growing and we are currently seeking a Controls Department Manager. In this role, you will work closely with our Multi-talented Controls & Integration team, internal and external clients and our Division Leadership. Your function will be in support of our existing/expanding team to develop, train and succeed in both their careers & projects in addition to the leadership of one of our largest Departments in the Facilities Division.

The location for this position is in Minneapolis, MN, Boise, ID, or Plover/Stevens Point, WI. Bring your career home to POWER Engineers in one of these locations.

Roles and Responsibilities

Leadership and Culture are two very key elements to success in this role. POWER is all about creating long term / lasting relationships internally and with our clients. We keep all of our team, throughout the US, in one department. We do not have regional or other breakdowns purposely to foster best in class communications and support. Your team’s offices are in 3 (Minneapolis, Boise and Plover/Stevens point) of our 11 facilities offices, staff of 29 Engineers/Designers with opportunity to grow into more. POWER values face to face training and mentoring, so you get to travel to see your team as well as make presentations and attend conferences.

The candidate should have strong management, Business Development, mentorship, recruiting connections, training and strategic planning abilities. Running a department is a challenging yet rewarding experience. Developing annual strategic plans, working with bi-annual personnel appraisals and developing 1 - 5 year initiatives will be some of your leadership roles. You will be implementing the POWER Guidelines and Procedures for your Department.

This candidate needs to develop and grow both our internal team as well as our connection to the industry and our clients including: Sales, Professional Organizations, Conferences & Shows, Presentations, Thought Leadership and Knowledge Transfer. Our industries include Food & Beverage, Federal, Chemical, Facilities and Gas (Renewable Natural Gas). It is essential that this candidate have a very strong understanding of engineering design production around design development, planning, standards, specifications, documentation, coordination, Implementation, CAD and BIM as well as Construction, Startup, commissioning, training and Pre-Construction. We follow CII’s FEP Project Life Cycle Model as a basis for our Total Project Execution (TPE). You will need to be self-motivated, an excellent collaborator and someone that wants to take ownership of initiatives, including Business Development, to drive them to the next level. You will report to the Business Unit Director and be a peer leader with the other discipline department managers.

This is an amazing opportunity to work with an expert team of very experienced individuals at POWER. You will work with top tier food clients as well as a fully comprehensive engineering firm with all disciplines internal to our Division.

Required Education/Experience

  • 15 years relevant work experience in A&E consulting

  • 5+ years management / leadership experience

  • Sales/marketing/business development experience

  • Excellent communication skills required, with proven client or customer interactions or experience

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word/Excel/Outlook/Project)

  • QA/QC Checking & Management experience

  • Organizational Leadership / Communication Expertise

Desired Education/Experience

  • BS in technical degree or similar

  • Additional academic degrees a plus

  • A&E Design Consulting a plus

  • Experience in design of systems for federal, agribusiness, food, beverage, industrial anaerobic WW digestion and personal care systems and facilities

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.