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Regional Project Operations Manager - West

Company: Eaton
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div division is currently seeking a Regional Project Operations Manager - West.
What you'll do:
This position is a hybrid work model and can be based out of the following Eaton locations: Chandler AZ, Lafayette CO, Littleton CO, San Diego CA, Los Angeles CA, Portland OR, Seattle WA.
The EESS team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system's life cycle-whether it's design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it's aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date. We assist customers at every stage of the power system through asset modernization and new project design from power generation to synchronous condensers, to substation and distribution substations, to renewable energy and smart grid engineering, and a wide range of other power focused projects.
The RPOM is responsible for driving Eaton's Electrical Sector's success for their Geographic Region of North American Projects. The RPOM covers the West region within the US and is responsible for managing a team of 6 to 10 direct reports. The RPOM will lead the production and completion of electrical turn-key projects up to $35M in value, with a high degree of customer satisfaction and profitability. These projects include upgrades and design/build for grid modernization, substation replacements , hydroelectric plant systems and controls, mission-critical facilities and many others.
Essential responsibilities include:
--- Develop strategy for growth of the Project Operations business within assigned North American Region, playing an instrumental role in evolving overall strategy.
--- Enhance Eaton's position in assigned Geographic Region, adding value to target customers, and establishing Eaton as the premiere electrical solutions provider in the industry
--- Tailor, refine and carry Eaton's complete Project Operations Business Unit "Solution" to the customer.
--- Represent all of the electrical group's products and service, positioning Eaton for turnkey opportunities, lifecycle services, capital projects and MRO purchases.
--- Effectively collaborate with cross functional leadership to share resources to maximize the output of all segments within the organization and develop new business markets.
--- Oversee day-to-day operations of assigned North American Region for EESS' Project Operations Business Unit, including resources/manpower, financials (Orders, Sales, Standard Margin and Region Budget), sales & marketing within the organization.
--- Prepare the necessary business plans; including schedules, financial forecasts, budgets and personnel requirements for solving major problems or tasks as required.
--- Assist the North America Project Operations Manager and the Director in developing and implementing an approved profit plan for the Business Unit
--- Interface and coordinate with other plants, Regions and Districts within the company and outside vendors to procure parts and services for the operations.
--- Build an effective and skilled staff through recruiting, goal setting, communications, development, appraisal and conformance to company policies.
--- Maintain the security and effective allocation of the company's resources and assets.
--- Assure the safety of all employees and strict compliance with safety policies.
--- Lead bi-monthly backlog reviews of all projects within the assigned Region and communication schedules and deliverables as well as promptly communicate changes and updates.
--- Manage select projects as needed in addition to leadership responsibilities
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent military and field experience.
--- Minimum eight (8) years of professional experience in Project Management/Engineering with focus on power distribution equipment and power systems.
--- Minimum five (5) years' experience managing field service engineers/technicians and project managers.
--- Experience leading Engineering, General Construction Companies, and design build turnkey projects
--- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future.
--- No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the locations listed in the job description will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Preferred Qualifications:
--- Experience in two of the following; field sales, solution management and project management.
--- Current Federal Clearance or the ability to obtain one
--- Experience writing proposals for multiple customer markets
--- Experience with various contract types/vehicles
--- Professional Engineering License
--- General Contractors License
--- Electrical Contractor License
Position Criteria:
--- Strong financial acumen
--- Must possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver's license
--- Must be able to meet and maintain customer specific entrance requirements
--- Must be proficient in the application, operation and support of engineering and maintenance of electrical distribution power systems and power quality emergency backup systems of all voltage classes; including but not limited to: commissioning of new switchgear, troubleshooting and diagnoses, repairs, preventative maintenance, modification of control schemes, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
Executive Leadership Skills and Characteristics:
--- Think and Act Strategically, Build Organizational Capability, Get Results and Enable a Digital Mindset across Eaton.
--- Is passionate, accountable, efficient, ethical, transparent and focused on continuous learning.
--- We foster an environment of engagement and inclusion for all employees and act with advocacy, empathy, and accountability.
The expected annual salary range for this role is $131249.97 - $192499.96 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.
We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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