198 – Manager of Engineering

Job Number: 198 Location: Nationwide Industry: Electrical Power – Nuclear


The McLain Group represents a client, an innovative nuclear partner that supplies customized solutions and OEM legacy components to the nuclear industry, with an immediate need for a Manager of Engineering. Our client offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and promotes the development and success of their employees.


This is an opportunity to step into a leadership role with a company that enjoys a strong history of engineering expertise and continued future growth as a supplier through on-time delivery, flawless workmanship, impeccable quality and unparalleled service to secure their position with both existing and new industry customers.


  • Manage the day to day operations of the Engineering Department from an administrative and a technical perspective while upholding the company’s values ensuring the department performs as members of a team.



  • Proven Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (mechanical, chemical, civil, environmental, industrial, nuclear, mining or science such as chemistry, biology, physics, math with BSME highly preferred) Also considered: Graduation from the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School (coupled with any 4 year degree).
  • Desire to work in an ASME Pressure Vessel Weld Shop.
  • ASME and AUTOCAD experience.
  • Ability to travel and help build a newer team.
  • Experience interfacing with Quality, Manufacturing and Engineering Departments.
  • Five year’s Engineering Management experience, at a minimum, as a top-notch technical in a value-add solutions capital equipment manufacturing environment (ie pumps, motors, chemicals, monitoring equipment, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, HVAC, remediation, construction services,  boilers, process machinery, etc.).
  • Industry experience to include management of both projects and people.
  • Authorization to work in the US (no sponsorship)
  • Personality traits:    Action oriented with a sense of urgency, Able to follow established procedures, adhere to policy, Comfortable with change, passion for continuous improvement, Accustomed to making high quality decisions that stick, Trust-worthy, full of integrity, delivers on promises, Calm during crisis and knows when to negotiate and hold out for high expectations, Motivational, genuinely cares about other people, brings out the best in them. Objective. Evaluates impartially, is not reluctant to speak the truth. Accepting of cultural differences and diversity. Strategic, proactive when envisioning future needs. Competitive, desire to be the best.  Extroverted with the ability to gain trust and confidence quickly.  Passionate: work hard and play hard. Change Agent, Process-oriented, Problem solver, Coach/Mentor, Time Manager, ability to prioritize, Decisive, note overly analytical, Approachable and able to hold people accountable.



To Apply for this opportunity:

For confidential consideration, please email your resume to gilbert@gbasearch.com or click here to submit your resume online

Please note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About The McLain Group:

The McLain Group specializes in providing top talent for a variety of positions in the nuclear power industry. We are experienced at identifying the right people to meet critical staffing needs as well as the right jobs to meet career objectives. We are committed to satisfying both clients and candidates. To learn more, please visit www.themclaingroup.net