Busch LLC Systems Electrical Engineering Manager in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Descriptions:


Systems Electrical Engineering Manager leads a team of Electrical Designers/Programmers in developing product solutions, with a focus on Systems, such that clients' electrical needs and requirements are met. Responsible for planning, assigning, and reviewing work load to the Electrical Engineering team, while conducting all aspects Electrical Designers/ Programmer's personnel requirements. Instructs/trains/mentors electrical team on related theories, principles, and standards. Maintains proper electrical engineering fundamentals which are followed by the department. This role will serve as the technical knowledge of power distribution systems, automated control systems, electrical and controls implementation, and the National Electric Code (NEC). This is a "working" Managerial position.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Direct the Electrical Engineering team including delegating and scheduling work, providing technical direction and completing performance appraisals

  • Provide quotations and technical guidance for electrical equipment in a timely manner

  • Design, develop, test, and commission electrical and electronic control systems, control panels for vacuum equipment

  • Enter manufacturing design and delivery plans into the company operating system

  • Assist with product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment

  • Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered before, during, and after assembly

  • Collaborate with electrical engineers and other personnel to identify, define, and solve technical problems

  • Analyze and interpret test information to resolve design-related problems

  • Write commissioning procedures for electrical installations

  • Draw or modify diagrams and write engineering specifications to clarify design details and functional criteria of electrical and Programmable Logic Controller control systems

  • Conduct inspections in accordance with quality control and assurance programs, reporting findings and recommendations

  • Review existing electrical engineering criteria to identify necessary revisions, deletions or amendments to outdated material

  • Generate sequence of operations descriptions for testing and compliance to customer specifications

  • Visit end user sites to assist in integration and start-up system commissioning

  • May be required to visit customer site to troubleshoot and repair issue related to electrical control of vacuum pump systems

  • Serve as the company's technical and engineering authority of electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Responsible for the continuous training of electrical technicians (i.e. drawing standards, format, governing electrical codes, etc.)

  • Support the Systems Manager with departmental growth initiatives

  • Manage electrical engineering workload to forecast insufficiencies

  • Propose the hiring of additional resources to management

  • Familiarity with analog (4-20ma) transmitters, and adjustable pressure/vacuum switches

  • Working knowledge for Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) and or Adjustable Speed Drive (ASD)

  • Hands on experience with common hand tools used in the electrical field Experience in technical writing

  • Working knowledge reading and interpreting electrical wiring, P&ID and associated electrical control documentation Programming and configuration of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Operator Interface Terminals (OIT) and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

  • Knowledge of power distribution systems, automated control systems, electrical and controls instrumentation, the National Electrical Code, UL 508 and/or 698

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings

  • Ability to troubleshoot automated control panels

Required Experience:


Competency Statement(s)

  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.

  • Creative & Innovative Thinking - Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges.

  • Accountability & Dependability - Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.

  • Results Focus & Initiative - Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.

  • Teamwork - Ability to give and receive team member assistance in working toward a goal with a positive spirit.

  • Managing Projects or Programs - Structures and directs others' work on projects or programs.

  • Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.

  • Providing Consultation - Partners with clients to identify and resolve complex or sensitive issues



Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology


5 plus years of experience in Electrical Engineering or related field: Required 3 plus years of experience in supervisory role: Required

Computer Skills:

Ability to utilize Auto CAD or Solid Works for creation, editing and review electrical assembly and wiring diagrams. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software Working knowledge of digital test instruments (i.e. multi-meters). Working knowledge of PLC programming, Operator Interface Terminals and similar automation control systems and components, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Managment (CRM) systems

Certifications & Licenses:

Must maintain a current and valid Driver's license to meet Busch insurance standards


N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)Physical Demands

Stand FWalk FSit FManually Manipulate OReach Outward OReach Above Shoulder OClimb NCrawl NSquat or Kneel OBend OGrasp OSpeak F


10 lbs or less F11-20 lbs O21-50 lbs O51-100 lbs NOver 100 lbs N


12 lbs or less O13-25 lbs O26-40 lbs N41-100 lbs N

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)

  • Sense of Sound - Must be able to hear emergency warning signals and mechanical machinery

  • Sense of Smell

  • Sense of Touch

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - to include electrical hazard PPE

  • Sense of Balance

  • Safety glasses with non-metallic frames

  • (EH) safety footwear

  • Voltage rated gloves

  • Arc rated lab coats or arc rated uniforms in accordance with Electrical Safe Work Practices Policy

  • Uniforms with 100% cotton under garments


Heated and Air Conditioned Office Environment. Periodically on Shop floor. May include occasional extreme heat, extreme cold, outdoor weather conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, moderate noise level and vibration.

Keyword: Design. Develop, Test

From: Busch LLC