Gray, Inc.

Manager, Electrical Eng

Job ID 2023-2827
# of Openings
Job Locations
Posted Date
1 month ago(11/2/2023 10:22 AM)
Job Family


Gray AE is looking to add an Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team in Lexington, KY!


Gray is a family-owned, fully integrated global service provider specializing in engineering, design, construction, digital, equipment manufacturing, and real estate services. Deeply rooted in EAC services, Gray serves both domestic and international customers across our core markets: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial. At Gray, our purpose is to make a positive difference in people's lives and build a better future.

Gray AE, the design arm of Gray, is a top-ranked firm offering architecture and engineering services across the globe. Made up of multidisciplinary teams of architects, engineers, and project managers, these collaborative teams work every day to provide unique, customized solutions for our customers.

It’s the spirit of our people – the passion, commitment, and a great team environment – that makes our company a great place to work. 

Who we want… (Requirements)

The new team member is required to have a minimum of 8 years of experience in Electrical Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with design of food and beverage, Mission Critical or Semi-conductor manufacturing facilities, and/or processing facilities and with a Professional Engineering License.


Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications.  Also, utilize programs for calculating loads and performing cost analysis.  Proficiency with AutoCAD is needed as well as working knowledge of Revit.


The candidate must be physically located near a Gray, Inc facility or willing to travel to offices with electrical team members.


The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



What we expect… (Essential Functions)

The Electrical Engineering Manager coordinates the interrelating activities of subcontractors, suppliers, vendors and customers, design and engineering efforts. 


Electrical Engineering Manager position includes review of work done by entry level designers and junior engineers. Includes goal setting, development, and training. Will include managing multiple engineers (some that may be remote) and designs for various projects. Includes quality assurance reviews, load calculation checking, code interpretations, etc. This includes in-house engineering teams and 3rd party engineering efforts.


Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline.  Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity.  Work performed with minimal supervision; has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.   


Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects:


Directs activities to ensure that design, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements: Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer.


Reviews construction documents and construction installed from subcontractors to confirm compliance with scope and contract documents.


Reviews and updates electrical engineering design standards.


Other duties may be assigned.


Specifically, the Electrical Engineering Manager is responsible for developing engineering design and managing a team of designers and engineers including:


  • Provide electrical engineering design strategy and technical support on electrical engineering reviews, strategic plans, and projects, including but not limited to medium and low voltage electrical switch gear; emergency power systems (including generator and UPS); application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); power monitoring system and SCADA, power system automation, protection and relaying; motor control centers (MCC); power distribution; lighting; fire alarm system; security systems and computer networks.
  • Reviews project designs prepared by others to ensure that they are properly designed in accordance with acceptable engineering standards, code compliant, constructible, meet project goals.
  • Reviews MEPR systems designed by others and works with code officials, contractors and local utility providers.
  • Serves as the lead technical advisor for defining and solving electrical engineering issues.
  • Review construction shop drawings; respond to RFI’s, perform site visits.
  • Establishes technical standards in reviews, documentations, and designs.
  • Manages engineering teams and other electrical engineering staff members.
  • Participate and lead Customer meetings.
  • Ensures drawings and specifications meet overall project requirements as well as project scope, budget and schedule.
  • Monitor the financial performance of the project and identify areas of ‘scope creep’ for Add Service opportunities; coordinate with the customer or client manager to successfully address the issue.
  • Assist in the professional development of junior engineers and designers through individual mentoring and participation in the firm’s various internal training programs.
  • Prepare performance reviews and provide input on salary actions.
  • Develop customer relationships to support the needs for electrical projects.
  • Interface with client, contractors, and vendors on technical issues.
  • Prepare proposals in response to Requests for Quotations (RFQs) including development of competitive pricing.
  • Coordinate with Business Development team to identify additional proposal and service opportunities.
  • Actively participates in industry organizations (IEEE or similar).


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear.  They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision.


Generally, normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. Overtime may be required.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has direct supervisory responsibilities of designers and engineers for work generated by this individual.


EEO Disclaimer

Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed