Manager of Engineering

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Houston
Job ID
Regular Full-Time

About Us:

We are a highly innovative surveying and engineering company with over 60 years of industry experience serving clients throughout the US and Caribbean.  

At Pickett, we use the acronym S.O.L.V.E. to define our core values that include: Safety first, Outstanding service, Lasting relationships, Valued teamwork and Engaged culture.

“We solve the problems that matter” and we are always looking to add passionate, motivated, and qualified individuals to our rapidly expanding team.

About The Role:

As the Manager of Engineering, you are responsible for the oversight and development of the transmission line engineering teams in your region, ensuring your team delivers high quality and cost competitive transmission line engineering services.


You will also be involved in business development and company initiatives, which may include establishing business strategies and objectives. 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Manage and develop engineering teams
  • Support business development activities and specifically grow the business in your region
  • Ensure that your teams uphold Pickett’s values, brand promises, and code of conduct
  • Provide a work environment conducive to team members growth and development
  • Provide project oversight, including managing engineering scope according to technical standards, developing change orders, and maintaining project schedules and budgets
  • Maintain a high level of quality and responsiveness to client requirements in alignment with Pickett’s standards
  • Oversee transmission line design activities and quality assurance and control
  • Interact regularly with clients, which includes maintaining current relationships and developing new relationships

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering (required)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification (required)
  • 15+ years of related engineering experience, whether through consulting or working for an electric utility (required)
  • Project management experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of managing project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Understanding of basic practices for evaluating engineering and design issues
  • Mindset for developing better alternatives and recommendations related to the transmission line group (i.e.: structure, processes, software, etc.) with the ability to communicate and apply them accordingly
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and always obey safety regulations
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Ability to use a collaborative approach when working with peers or clients
  • Demonstrate a high level of comfort with sharing knowledge freely
  • Ability to identify relevant metrics and ability to apply them to the business, our clients, and projects
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment and/or independently
  • Ability to think creatively as it relates to engineering innovation and solutions
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and highly agile environment

So...Why Join Us?

You will have the opportunity to learn, grow and directly contribute to our business. You will also have a very visible and tangible impact by solving real world problems.

You will contribute significantly to the growth and development of our company while also continuing to be challenged and inspired along the way!

We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive health insurance & benefits, retirement planning support, PTO and more.


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