Skip Navigation

Electrical Engineering Team Lead – 2105065
Tampa, FL

Back To Job Board

Direct Hire

Position Overview

The Electrical Engineering Team Lead will be responsible for leading a team of engineers and designers within the Electrical Engineering department. This position requires the ability to simultaneously function as a people leader, manage a team’s workload, and perform design work on assigned projects. The Electrical Engineering Team Lead must possess strong technical expertise and leadership skills. The successful candidate will also have a solid understanding of the consulting engineering process and the contractual documents that are involved.


  • Performs workload management responsibilities as required for assigned projects; allocates projects to team members based on individual workload and capabilities
  • Determines the scope of assigned projects and utilizes software programs to create the electrical system designs including lighting, power distribution, emergency generation systems, fire alarm, security, or other electrical systems
  • Communicates regularly with peers and supervisors on project status
  • Trains and mentors less experienced team members
  • Coaches and develops team members to help them achieve their full potential
  • Works with Director to address personnel issues; participates in recruiting, onboarding, and performance management processes
  • Determines cost-effective system layouts, quantities/sizes, and specifications, and verify code compliance of the system designs
  • Preparation and layout of BIM drawings and coordination with all other disciplines at all phases of project production, including schematic design phase, design development phase, permitting phase, and construction documents phase
  • Performs construction administration tasks including, but not limited to, site observations, shop drawing review, and preparation of punch lists
  • Defines appropriate project scope and ensure it is accurately reflected in the contract documents. Proactively manage any possible scope of work variances to ensure client satisfaction and that projects stay on track
  • Maintains excellent business relationships and communication with clients, partners, architects, owners, other design and construction professionals, and various code officials regarding the overall engineering project, associated assignments, and action items
  • Miscellaneous duties, as assigned


  • Minimum 7 years of experience leading and coordinating multi-discipline engineering teams
  • At least 10 years of experience in electrical engineering management and design of commercial buildings preferably in aviation, higher education, health care, hospitality, entertainment, or governmental facilities
  • College degree in related field required
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required
  • Experience with a variety of project deliverable methods including design-build, design-bid-construct, fast-track and other construction delivery methods
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of local, state, and national codes, including other aspects of laws, regulations, and potential liabilities affecting the practice of engineering
  • Revit MEP proficiency required, and familiarity with other engineering software programs
  • Highly proficient technical/computer skills including Microsoft O365 (Outlook, Work, Excel), internet and web applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills; ability to clearly convey information, ideas, and concepts verbally, written, or in graphic form
  • Ability to prepare original specifications for project systems and components, as well as complete project manuals with sub-consultant specifications when the company serves as the prime professional
  • Must have the technical knowledge and hands-on experience to effectively evaluate various electrical engineering options for configuration of equipment and components
  • Experienced with cost containment and reduction approaches and the capability of providing appropriate relative costs of different engineering approaches

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to earn respect within the team as well as the broader engineering department
  • Ability to lead a team while simultaneously performing design work
  • Strong workload and people management skills; prior experience in a leadership role preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort with open-door policy
  • Seeks feedback and strives to continuously improve
  • Strong conflict management abilities – a good listener, committed to finding solution to problems, works to address difficulties
  • Comfortable maintaining professional relationships with clients, vendors, code officials, etc. Works well with internal and external teams, promotes a positive image of the company, strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Meets deadlines, works independently or as part of a team, accountable, maintains focus on set objectives and goals
  • Keeps information organized and accessible, manages time well; uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost
  • Exceptional attention to detail and thoroughness in deliverables and communications, maintains high-quality standards and follow-up
  • Ethical, honest, and accountable; maintains confidentiality, handles sensitive information with discretion and professionalism
  • Has a bias for action, seeks new opportunities, strives to see projects to completion
  • Monitors status of projects, thoroughly deals with project details, holds project owners accountable, and delivers clear, accurate depiction of status

Back To Job Board

Submit Your Resume

"*" indicates required fields

First Name*
Last Name*
Max. file size: 20 MB.
Drop your resume and other files here or upload here
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.