Electrical Supervising Engineer (Manager) in Dallas, TX at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking a Supervising Electrical Engineer to join our growing team in Dallas, TX. As a Supervisor, you will be responsible for project management, including the conceptual approach to all trade-specific systems on multiple projects, and ensuring approach implementation through the management of resources.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As a Supervising Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for representing the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for supervising, coordinating, and assigning various projects to be performed by the team (i.e., system design and project engineering).

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervising and leading coordination meetings
  • Responsibility to act as “Engineer of Record” on dedicated projects
  • Leading and supervising staff members as they perform their tasks and participating in budgeting, scheduling, and staff management
  • Establishing design standards, specifications, and criteria for projects
  • Supervising the preparation of reports and analysis of system options and building conditions
  • Maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Monitoring all correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Preparing proposals and administering project contracts between SHG and the client, including add service agreements
  • Managing construction administrative duties such as field reports, responses to RFIs, processing bulletins and addenda, etc.
  • Coordinating with accounting to prepare monthly project invoices while monitoring project accounts receivable and contacting the client as needed to expedite payment
  • The desire to contribute to business development functions and to expand on current client relationships

Additional responsibilities:

The successful candidate would not only have a strong leadership role for project coordination but will also be expected to have the necessary supervisory skills to perform:

  • Periodic objective and comprehensive employee evaluations
  • Participate in and contribute to the business unit Technical Leadership Committee
  • Assist Technical Manager and Chief Engineer in business unit technical training and staff mentoring

Job Requirements

Successful candidates must have a current PE registration. Someone with the history of working with Mission Critical projects would be a good fit for this dynamic role. The knowledge of Critical Facilities emergency generators and UPS design and lighting control systems is a big plus.

Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience working in a consulting firm, this is a Senior level role that requires a background in the MEP Engineering Industry
  • In-depth knowledge of Electrical systems including all applicable building codes and industry standards
  • 3 years of supervisory experience with strong organization skills
  • LEED accreditation a plus
  • Hands-on design and CAD/REVIT experience
  • Your technical expertise must be complemented by self-motivation and strong communication skills and presentation skills


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Program including gym membership programs, flu shots, and biometric screenings 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach programs through internal networks
  • a generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Transit/parking program
  • Flexible summer work schedules

At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. We rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here for our success! Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

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