1+ months

Engineering, Design, and QC Manager

Cordoba Corporation
San Diego, California
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

We are seeking a Senior level  Engineering, Design and QC professional to lead and manage team in execution of Electrical Utility Transmission and Distribution system hardening and expansion efforts in our San Diego, Office

The Senior Engineering lead  is responsible for ensuring the timeliness and quality review of engineering and design work product by internal and third party firms in support of program, support team development, maintaining and application of design standards, developing strong relationships with client team including PMO Leads, Project & Construction Managers, Engineering and Engineering personnel  ensuring all program goals and objectives met within target dates and budget. The incumbent must lead team of engineering and design personnel in all activities relating to the QC review and coordination of third party design, permit support, materials integration and KPI tracking Also work with Team PMO leadership to create and or modify existing work practices, establish team budgets, validate and manage engineering resources update, and create internal standards, including construction, design, and materials for both existing programs and future emerging business.

This is a front line leadership position. The successful candidate will be able to communicate clear expectations, goals, and vision; manage the performance of direct reports; motivate, coach and mentor skilled professionals and delegate project work. Must be capable to manage collaboration and conflict resolution to achieve successful results. It is expected that the successful candidate will practice behaviors supporting diversity and inclusion.



  • Leads day to day oversight of production and quality assurance related to assigned design projects following standards/guidelines/regulations
  • Deals with internal escalations and ensures resolution of these items in a timely fashion
  • Develops, tracks, and maintains production, financial, and quality metrics for every phase of a given project
  • Troubleshoots both internal or client issues and resolves these promptly
  • Proposes, documents and maintains continual process improvements to internal standard operating procedures
  • Ensures that monthly targets set at the executive level are tracking/trending/forecasted on schedule and within budget.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical, Civil, Structural Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Electric Utility Distribution and/or Transmission engineering and design and 2 years of experience in a managerial/supervisory capacity
  • Professional engineering registration required.
  • Knowledge in the following programs; AutoCAD based design systems, GIS systems, QA/QC Systems, SharePoint, Pole loading analysis software

Other Requirements;

  • Strong spoken and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcomes.
  • Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated project planning and management experience involving critical path analysis and scheduling to coordinate and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams.
  • Individual must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, demanding and frequently changing business environment and be able to make spontaneous decisions even with limited information

Preferred Experience

  • PLS (Power Line Systems) Suite – PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, PLS-TOWER
  • MS and/or MBA or PM certification (e.g. PMP)
  • Owner’s Engineer experience within electric utility environment

Job Type: Full-time


  • Relevant: 5 years (Required)


  • California PE (Required)

Our Company:

Cordoba Corporation is a nationally recognized civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm. We specialize in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. In collaboration with our clients, Cordoba has facilitated the development of several complex and highly visible infrastructure projects throughout California.


Our efforts have resulted in national recognition from Engineering News-Record as a “top 100 construction management firm” and a “top 50 program management firm”. We are proud to share that ENR has also recently recognized Cordoba in 2018 as a “top 100 design firm” in California. 


Cordoba's business model has been commended for its efficiency, encouraging work dynamic, and its multifaceted approach toward projects. Many of our professionals have received praise in the media as leaders in their field of expertise.

We have established a statewide presence throughout California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, we also have offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Ramon, Chatsworth, Santa Ana, and San Diego.


Cordoba Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Cordoba Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


If you need special assistance or accommodation, please contact Cordoba Corporation’s HR Department at: (213)895-0224.


Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2021-01-26

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